How to make a mason jar shaker card

The perfect ‘Thank You’ card

This home-made mason jar shaker card has an extra little secret – you can lift the lid and take out the messages inside!

Perfect as a ‘thank you’ card for teachers, you can personalise it any way you like, and the kids can add their own drawings and notes too.

Want to make one? Read on to find out how I did it, and get my FREE mason jar shaker card download to make your own.

DIY mason jar shaker cards
You can fill these fun DiY mason jar cards with anything you like!
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Eco Glitter Lino Printing with Kids

An Earth Day Art Activity

For this year’s Earth Day, we used our new environmentally-friendly eco glitter, sent to us by the lovely people at Eco Glitter Fun, to make these super-sparkly lino printed fishes.

Read on to see how we did it and to find out more about our Earth-friendly sparkles!

eco glitter and child-made lino print picture
Earth-friendly art for Earth Day!
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DIY Sparkly Spiderweb Stamping!

This fun spiderweb activity combines two of our favourite things – threading and printing. Using homemade stampers, kids can make gorgeous sparkly spiderweb pictures. The stamps are simple and quick to make, and the best part is you can make them from bits and pieces that you will already have.

Read on to see how we did this fabulous spiderweb craft!

Sparkly spiderweb stamping
Use a simple, homemade stamp of a spiderweb to create glittery web art!
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Linocut Project – Harry Potter’s Firebolt

I’ve made a simple Harry Potter linocut of a Firebolt broomstick for a project I’m working on for G-Man’s birthday. It’s intended to be the first of a few Harry Potter linocut prints. But though I have something very specific in mind for it, I  couldn’t resist playing around with a few other ideas too.

lino print of Harry Potter's firebolt broom
Making a linocut print of Harry Potter’s Firebolt broomstick – kitchen table art!
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