Back To School

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Hands up who’s got the back to school blues and has spent the weekend ironing labels into clothes?!

If you’ve got a child starting school in the next couple of weeks? Do you feel as disorganised, totally unprepared and confused as we did/do? Well don’t worry, because you’re not alone and we have loads of advice and tips for you right here! Get yourself a cup of tea and come and join us as we ramble on about school stuff for longer than we meant to

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Brilliance In Blogging Awards

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It’s that time of year when we smile sweetly at you and ask you for a teeeeeeensy weensy favour to help us with our blog by voting for us in the BiBs! The Brilliance In Blogging Awards are one of the biggest awards in the UK and being shortlisted for an award would mean the world to us.

We’d like your votes for the Art, Craft & Design Award. If you like our blog and the crafts we put up, this is the one we’d like your support with. Most the work we do for our little blog is unpaid and we put our hearts into making lots of nice things, but we’re only a tiny fish in a giant sea of awesome blogs, so sometimes we struggle to be seen! If you like our blog, or us, or are just feeling nice…then here’s what you do:

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DIY Giant Chalk

We do love a craft hack especially if it’s easy! We’ve recently discovered it’s really simple to make your own pavement chalk. So for our latest Channel Mum video we shared how to do it! Making giant chalk for use outside is a great summer holiday activity so get stocked up with chalk in all your Little Button’s favourite colours. That way when they shout “I’m bored” you’re ready!

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1,096 Days of Crafting

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Hooray!! Today we’re celebrating our third blogiversary (Yes we made that word up. And?!).  In the three years since starting the blog, we’ve written 4 books, won 2 awards and worked with some brands we love. We couldn’t have imagined when starting this online diary what path it would have taken us down and we are so grateful to everyone who has ever read our blog.

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Kids Craft Hacks

Our latest vlog for Channel Mum features our top hacks for crafting with kids – all the tips and tricks we’ve discovered. If you have any handy tips that you’ve come across we’d love to know what they are in the comments below. Share the love!

~ Tia & Laura xx ~

Mrs Flowerpot Lady

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We love a challenge, especially a craft one! Hobbycraft set us the challenge of making something out of just a few items selected for us, and we decided to make a lovely little flower pot lady. Mrs. Pot is easy to make, takes very little time and is the perfect craft to do with little ones. For the full tutorial on how to make her visit Hobbycraft!

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Meet a Maker on Hobbycraft

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This week we were interviewed by Hobbycraft for their ‘Meet a Maker‘ feature. We were asked about our inspiration, our favourite crafts and how we make time for crafting (erm… we are regularly sitting at the sewing machine at midnight!). To have a read of the interview, head over to Hobbycraft now.

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MAD Blog Awards

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We are so lucky here at Little Button Diaries to be a finalist for the MAD Blog Awards. The awards, which honour parent bloggers, are the bees knees of blogging awards so we’re obviously very excited.

We’re up against four other great blogs for Best Craft Blog. We’d be so grateful if you could vote for us, Little Button Diaries, here by choosing us from the drop-down menu.

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Award Season

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We’re really lucky here at Little Button Diaries to have been nominated by Karinna from Cheesy Biscuit and Simon from Spade Fork Spoon for a Liebster Award, and Jo from An Expat Abroad for the Sunshine Award. Both of these awards are given to blogs from other bloggers as a way of paying it forward. We are so thrilled that people enjoy reading our blog as much as we enjoy writing it. Thank you!

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Our New Website Is Live!

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Welcome to our new-look Little Button Diaries website! We’re celebrating the launch of our new-look blog with a cupcake or 4 (…any excuse really!)

We’re very excited to have a different look for our blog. The content is the same, it’s just easier to view and more accessible to browse through our craft and baking archive. We think this style suits us much better and we hope you like it too!

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