Daily Archives: August 29, 2009

Making Chocolate Coins

I picked up a chocolate coin maker from Marks and Spencer in the January sale for £1.50 and have had it in the cupboard since then, well me and the mini’s had our first attempt at making our own coins. You can only make four at one go and need to use cooking chocolate, but it was great, if not messy fun. MaxiMad melted the chocolate in the microwave and then poured it in to the four moulds that we have. I then popped them in the fridge to set, whilst the two of them licked clean the jug!! Once they were set, we took them out of the moulds (we […]

Craft cupboard finnished

Thanks to a wonderful friend and my in laws, I have managed to finish the inside of the doors on our craft cupboard in the dinning room. I have hooks for the boys art smocks on one door and on the other door inside I now have a wonderful cork board, so that I can pin inspiration, ideas and other things to it. I am reallt pleased with how it turned out. The finnish on the outside of the unit is unfinnished pine and we have left it like that for the last three years and are still unsure of how to finnish it, infact we quite like the wethered look […]