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

DIY flower pot tutorial

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


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


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!


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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