Getting Crafty With The Craft Box Fairy Charm Jewellery Set

Much like a magpie, our daughter E cannot resist a bit of bling and over the years she has built a pretty impressive collection of trinkets, all of which she safely treasures in her beloved jewellery box.

We were recently sent the Craft Box ‘Fairy Charm Jewellery Set’ to review and to share. From the moment that she laid eyes upon this rather charming delivery, E was desperate to get her hands on the goods and to craft her very own bracelets and necklaces to add to her jewellery collection.


Whats Included?

Suitable for children four-years and over, the Craft Box Fairy Charm Jewellery set includes the following items:

160 x Opaque Beads (4 colours) 80 x Bicone Beads (2 colours) 40 x Round Facetted Beads (2 colours) 20 x Pearl Effect Beads (2 colours) 10 x Pink Heart Beads 10 x Purple Star Beads 10 x Purple Butterfly Beads 12 x Metal Fairy Charms 12 x Charm Split Rings 1 x 4m Stretch Jewellery Cord 5 x Clasps 10 x Small Beads 1 x Instruction Booklet

Jewellery Making

We began by removing the beads from the packaging and putting them into a bowl which was a little sturdier than the plastic packaging and easier to access the beads and charms required during working with the set.…

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Lacking Sleep

I am totally and utterly knackered following yet another sleepless night looking after the kids. I’m not alone in my suffering as both Paul and I are like walking zombies having had next to no sleep.

Poor J suffers with terrible nightmares from time to time and last night he was apparently visited by spiders, bees and god knows what other random terrifying visions. Obviously we encourage our children to come to us for reassurance should they ever feel worried or upset but 3am isn’t the best time to be woken by a screaming child.

An hour later J was finally settled in bed with us, sprawled out like an octopus between Paul and I.…

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#TuesdayTreasures 28/03/2017

Ahoy Matey! Welcome Aboard #TuesdayTreasures

Welcome to this weeks #TuesdayTreasures blog linky with myself and the lovely Angela from Adventures In Websterland.

#TuesdayTreasures is for bloggers from all walks of life, whether you are a parenting, lifestyle or any other type of blogger you are welcome to join in and to share your posts new and old.

The Blog With The Booty

Each week one post which has been added to the #TuesdayTreasures linky is selected by both Angela and myself to share with you all resulting in two winning posts (a winner is chosen by each of us).

I could even begin to list the many things that I have learnt about myself since becoming a parent. …

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#LivingArrows Sand Dune Strolls 13/52 (2017)

What wonderful weather we’ve been having this week, the kids have shed their winter coats, the Ugg boots have been put back into the wardrobe and the shades are firmly back in place following what felt like a really long winter.

It’s been blue skies all weekend and the kids made the very best of the good weather by spending their time out and about in the garden digging mud pools which I wont mention and taking long strolls upon the sand dunes with their Daddy.

Here are a few pictures that Paul snapped one-handed whilst simultaneously yanking the dog along and chasing the kids.…

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Going To The Dark Side With The Aquabeads Star Wars Kylo Ren & Stormtrooper Set

Both of my boys (both J and the hubby) are rather partial to anything Sci-Fi based, J was therefore rather pleased when we were recently sent the Aquabeads Star Wars Kylo Ren & Stormtrooper Set to put to the test and to review.

What Are Aquabeads?

For those of you that aren’t aware, Aquabeads are small, coloured beads which can be placed upon a crafting board and when sprayed with water stick together to create a range of 2D designs. There are a wide range of similar products also available on the market but most of these require either a hot iron to bond the beads or simply fall apart after use.…

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