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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Felt Easter Egg Decorations

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March 21, 2014
Felt Easter Egg Decorations

A year ago my girls spent a happy afternoon making these banners to decorate the house for Easter – such is life with a small person in the house, I’ve only just got round to blogging them. The template for the eggs was just a Hama Bead Egg board, something we can always find...
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Hama Beads Valentine Box

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February 12, 2013
Hama Beads Valentine Box

This is the perfect gift for your valentine this year, it can be made in any size or colour and can hold anything from chocolates to jewellery.   You will need hama beads of your choice, a heart shaped hama board (big or small depending on the size you want the box), a hexagon...
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Valentine Pom Pom and Felt Heart Craft

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January 29, 2013
Valentine Pom Pom and Felt Heart Craft

I wanted to help a group of girls make something really pretty as a quick craft in a short session this week and came up with this idea.   First each of the kids made a pom pom or two in small sizes, using links and white yarns, or whatever suited their version of...
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Chinese New Year Pom Pom Dragon

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January 16, 2013
Chinese New Year Pom Pom Dragon

Maddy’s latest make is this gorgeous pom pom dragon. Here are her words on how to make him   You need red, yellow and blue acrylic yarn and some different coloured pipe cleaners plus something to make eyes; paper, felt or googly eyes will work. First make 4 medium pom poms, roughly the size...
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Merry Christmas felt banner.

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December 25, 2012
Merry Christmas felt banner.

A very Merry Christmas to you all. Instructions for this to follow. Made and used with permission by my lovely (very crafty!) friend Layla  
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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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Hama Bead Christmas Bauble Designs

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November 25, 2012
Hama Bead Christmas Bauble Designs

While looking for some inspiration to do some cross stitch last week, I found various Christmas bauble designs... And got inspired. I'm always on the look out for hama bead ideas I can adapt to my own purposes and some of these were really tempting. With a nip and a tuck and a wander...
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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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Remembrance Day Poppy in Felt

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November 6, 2012
Remembrance Day Poppy in Felt

We’ve done some great Remembrance Day crafts before, using the opportunity to talk through the significance of the day and read some war poetry, marking the 2 minute silence with our crafty friends as we went. Today we thought we would have a go at making our own poppies, since we’ve not yet been...
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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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