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DIY Rosary Prayer Mat

DIY Rosary Prayer Mat

   If your Family Rosary is anything like ours, chaos reigns supreme. Whilst our school aged children are capable of kneeling and leading a decade each, our younger too are much more active and, frankly disruptive. In a bid to encourage our always active Master 3 into sitting still and contributing more to our Family […]

Simple Garden Prayer Space

Simple Garden Prayer Space

  Such a peaceful serenity can be experienced being outdoors. You can see it in your children and in yourself. The fresh breeze, the tranquility and beauty of nature, it can lead us into inspiration, awe and wonder at God’s creation. What a perfect setting to pray? You will be free from the distractions of […]

Backyard Stations of the Cross

Backyard Stations of the Cross

    We are once again in the midst of Lent, and you may be feeling, like me, a strong desire to attend stations of the cross. Although, some times the demands of family life or husbands work schedules can make this near impossible. Being a mother is important and so is being available to […]

DIY Saint Gemma Galgani Bag Tag

DIY Saint Gemma Galgani Bag Tag

    You may remember our Saint Bag Tags that featured Saints Thomas Aquinas, Benedict and Catherine of Alexandra, all of whom are patron saints of students. With another child off to school this year I added Saint Gemma Galgani to the mix and you can make one yourself, they’re the perfect project for a […]

DIY Teacher’s Tea Towel

DIY Teacher’s Tea Towel

  Looking for a gift for a teacher that is not going to break the budget but is personalised? Well, that was me last year and this is what I came up with! A set of tea towels that look like lined book pages. They are a great DIY project for all sewing capabilities and […]

DIY Jesse Tree Ornaments

DIY Jesse Tree Ornaments

  Christmas is coming up. While it may still be a few months away, it is the perfect time to start planning if you are thinking of undertaking any DIY projects for Advent. In this tutorial I will be showing you how to paint Jesse Tree Ornaments. These are the ones I made last year, […]

DIY Confirmation Card

DIY Confirmation Card

  I recently went to a Confirmation for a friend’s child and decided to make the card. I thought this would be a great opportunity to tie in her Confirmation Saint and also give her a keep-sake including the 7 seven gifts of the Holy Spirit that she can reflect on in years to come. […]

DIY Lamb Baby Toy

DIY Lamb Baby Toy

   These are adorable and very easy to make. You can even sew them up with scraps leftover from other projects!   What you’ll need: Pattern (at bottom of post) Main fabric in white Thin white cotton for underside Flesh /white coloured felt Bias binding (or make your own using strips of fabric) Embroidery thread. […]

DIY Lamb Costume

DIY Lamb Costume

  Miss 5 was recently a lamb in a school assembly production of ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ and in search of a quick and easy option I used a few things lying around the house to sew up a very cute ensemble. Because this is very quick and simple it can also be adapted […]

DIY Saint Bag Tag

DIY Saint Bag Tag

   Starting school, or rather sending our children off to school for the first time, can be a daunting experience. But what if we could invoke the intercession of a Saint to keep our little students safe and well? Well, obviously we can, and here’s a simple craft activity that will keep them at the […]