Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Rainbow Ice Totems and Sculptures for CBC Parents

Head on over to CBC Parents to see our latest post on how to make 
Rainbow Ice Totems and Sculptures!
We've been stuck in a deep freeze for weeks now and this is a great way to make use of those cold temperatures, and to bring some much needed JOY and colour to your yard!

Hope you are all surviving winter well!


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Making Peg Dolls and More…Book Review and Giveaway!!!!

Today we are so deeply honoured to tell you about our dear friend Margaret Blooms newest book

Making Peg Dolls and More…

If you don't know who Margaret Bloom is, well
she is the official peg doll QUEEN of the Universe!!
Her website We Bloom Here is full of beautiful crafty inspiration, 
and every now and then she hosts peg doll swaps with enchanting people all around the world!!

To say we adore her work would be an understatement!!!  

So…onto the book review…

In this book Margaret takes peg doll crafting to a whole new level of amazing!
From mobiles, to wall hangings, necklaces, dream pillows…
the scope of crafting possibilities is mind blowing,
(and it all starts with a little peg doll).

She covers wedding cake toppers…

cupcake toppers, (totally doing these)

and my very favourite…the Greenwood Tree Wall Hanging!

The photos inside the book are beautiful and inspiring…the instructions are easy to follow
and there are patterns contained throughout.
She even has suggestions on how to get the whole family involved in making these projects…
little kid and big kid crafting suggestions.  *Love it*

Of course I had to do my own variation of the wedding cake topper…
just have to find that pointy hat wearing man of my dreams and I'm all set!!!

The book is available at the following wonderful retailers...

and of course you can also order on Amazon

There are also discount codes for peg doll making supplies and wool felt available!

Now…Margaret has been generous enough to offer our readers a chance to WIN a copy of her newest book!!

All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below…
we will also be accepting entries on our Twig and Toadstool Facebook page

Enter until February 14th!!!
Best of luck to all who enter!

The winner of our giveaway is Anne in NC!!!!!

Mrs Bloom…we love you!!!!

Here is the official book tour schedule…
go check out the links for discount codes for supplies
other chances to win a copy of the book
and to support some of the BEST creative people online!

February 2: The Crafty Crow
February 3: Clean.
February 4: Castle in the Air
February 7: A Child's Dream
February 9: Forest Fairy Crafts
Febuary 10-Bella Luna Toys
February 11-ben and birdy
February 12-Twig and Toadstool!!!!!
February 13-Wee Wonderfuls

We can't wait for the next book Margaret Bloom!!!

Don't forget to enter the giveaway for a copy of 
Making Peg Dolls and More
 by leaving a comment below.




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