Month: November 2009

handmade toys: recycled robot

This was a fun spur of the moment toy that I just made up as I went along. You see, my daughter LOVES to cut paper, and she loves whenI give her old flyers to look through and cut up before I put them in the recycling. But all this cutting can get a little […] Read more…

Kindness of Neighbours

In my apartment building there is a really sweet elderly couple who are both around the age of 95 years old. They always go out of their way to try and help people out and are very very friendly :). Today there was a knock on my door by the husband, and he came bearing […] Read more…

handmade puppet theatre

I made a doorway puppet theatre for my daughter last night.. another project to tick off from my super long project list !! 🙂 It was pretty simple to make. I used two dowels, one at the top and one under the window to give it structure and hung it from a some yarn I […] Read more…

Exciting News!!

I opened my own etsy shop :)!! This is super exciting for me because ever since I was a little girl I always dreamed of having my own craft shop (though I admit that I never thought it would be online, technology has come a long way!). You can find my shop here: http://www.handmadebeginnings.etsy.com …Since […] Read more…

Prayer Mat Pattern Activity

I found this neat printable at A Muslim Child is Born. I’ve been wanting to try out patterning with A. recently, and this activity was perfect. Aren’t the prayer mats so cute? Read more…

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