Welcome to Simple Crafts. Here you will find free resources to make seasonal and themed craft projects from very easy, to pretty tricky! We use Hama Beads, Polymer Clay, Yarn, Pom Poms, Sewing felt and fabric, paper and pen, buttons and beads and anything else we fancy to make crafting accessible!
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Fimo Snowman Snow Globes.

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December 8, 2012
Fimo Snowman Snow Globes.

A batch of cute little jars in the house and a frosty morning inspired a fresh go at snow globe asking this week. Baby food jars are not idea for this, as the lids don't refit well, but some cheap mini jam jars are great. Maddy was in charge of this craft and she...
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Christmas Lanterns in Fimo

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November 22, 2012
Christmas Lanterns in Fimo

Last week I took a version of the firework jar craft to our regular home education group. The kids have got fairly good at fimo crafts now and can produce some creative and individual pieces of work with them. I took a bag full of baby food jars, some large bars of soft black...
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Melted Hama Bead Candle Holders

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November 15, 2012
Melted Hama Bead Candle Holders

Last week Maddy had a go making candle holders in Hama Beads, using jars and colours to reflect the changing seasons. You can see her efforts here; they’ve already been getting a good showing on Pinterest and I think they were very innovative. Naturally I wanted in on the act as she inspired me...
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Fimo Fireworks! A candle holder jar.

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November 4, 2012
Fimo Fireworks! A candle holder jar.

After seeing something on Pinterest the other day that I loved, I thought I would try making a Fimo fireworks display. I’ve needed to have a go with the new Stardust Fimo Effect Clay for a while and I’ve never played very much with Translucent Fimo Clay either. Since I’m still hoarding jars in...
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Pumpkin Glow Pot

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October 25, 2012
Pumpkin Glow Pot

Here is a quick and fun way to use up the strips of crochet you accumulate when a child is learning that craft.My 10 year old actually taught me to crochet, but is still happiest turning out long chains. I got her to do a long piece in bright orange acrylic wool for me,...
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Autumnal Fimo Candle Votive

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September 25, 2012
Autumnal Fimo Candle Votive

Sometimes when I’m trying out a new idea in Fimo, what I like to do is have a go at a very simple version first and then see what I like and don’t like about it before I go on to try a more complex version. Family life does tend to mean that I...
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Rainbow Storage Jars.

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August 29, 2012
Rainbow Storage Jars.

Following on from the success of the flower Fimo jars last week, I had an urge to try out rainbows on jars too. I had an idea in my head of a candle votive decorated in coloured spirals and thoughts it would be fun to experiment with a few designs on some small jars....
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Fimo Flower Jars

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August 25, 2012
Fimo Flower Jars

Recycling glass might have got much easier than it used to be around here, now that we can put it all straight in our ordinary recycling bin, but I do often feel I ought to be able to make more of jam jars and the like; they feel like a free resource that should...
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