Alternative Christmas Trees

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by socms_admin

Let’s be honest – It just doesn’t feel like Christmas until the tree is up! Which is maybe why it still seems a bit strange to me that the shops are all in full Christmas mode. My tree isn’t up yet...

Mosaic Angel Decoration

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by socms_admin

I love my job! Especially when I get to spend the day doing fun and creative projects. It's been years since I did any mosaic work, so I was super excited to get my hands on this mosaic Angel Decoration from The Clay Club...

Magnetic Wristband for Tools

Friday, December 9, 2016 by socms_admin

If you’re a person who likes to work with your hands, then you know that there is nothing worse than not having your tools within reach. You’ve just gotten the pieces in the right position when you suddenly realise that your pins are on the other table...

Sharpie Mugs

Thursday, December 8, 2016 by socms_admin

Mugs make great stocking fillers because they’re affordable and useful. I love today’s Creative Christmas project because it allows you to get crafty in individualising your stocking fillers...

Superhero Shoes!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by socms_admin

I love projects that allow you to take very simple items and turn them into something extraordinary, which is probably why I love these Avenger sneakers so much. Who would think that something so gorgeous could come from a plain pair of canvas sneakers and some party napkins? I know a lot of kids who would love to find these under the Christmas tree...

Giant Jenga

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 by socms_admin

Yesterday we featured something mini, today we feature something GIANT!

Coming from South Africa, we often dream of a white, snowy Christmas with blazing fires and mulled cider...

Mini Gingerbread House

Monday, December 5, 2016 by socms_admin

There is nothing more festive than a Gingerbread house! Every Christmas I say that this is the year I make a gingerbread house, and every year I become overwhelmed with the mammoth task of making a gingerbread house...

Handcraft a Braided Bead Necklace

Friday, December 2, 2016 by socms_admin

I come from a family of girls. Aside from my Mom and grans, I have a sister, a stepmom, a mother- and a sister-in-law, 5 aunts, a whackload of cousins and some gorgeous little nieces. So I understand how difficult it is to find a gift they will love that is special, individual and cost-effective...

Creative Christmas Wrappings

Thursday, December 1, 2016 by admin

Half of the excitement of Christmas is seeing the gifts all laid out under the tree, taking sneak peaks to see which ones have your name on them, and dreaming about what might be inside. So you definitely don’t want a tree that looks like it came from the petrified forest...Is this more your style?

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There’s so much more to life…..

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 by Pauline Silva

Do you find yourself thinking  there has to be more to life than running mom’s taxi service, meeting the taxman’s deadlines, managing the bosses’ diary, cooking dinner every night, appeasing the teacher,  keeping the dog out of the neighbour’s garden? Tick the box...