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Re-use a cardboard boxes to make a fearsome viking boat, helmet and sword!

15 Jan 2014

Box-board Vikings

23 Dec 2013

Lucy’s Adventures

20 Dec 2013

Raiders and Reindeers- How to make Viking gingerbread
Craft like a Viking! How to make a felted longship rug

14 Oct 2013

Craft like a Viking! How to make a felted longship rug
Patch-eyed pirate prints

11 Sep 2013

Patch-eyed pirate prints

03 Jul 2013

Make it at home: miniature garden terrariums

27 Jun 2013

What it takes to be a Bollywood star…
potato block print pattern

14 Jun 2013

Make your own potato block print pattern

09 May 2013

DIY Mother's Day card