To help with your makey-ness I’ve put together some Recipes, Video tutorials, Photo Tutorials, info on where to buy makey stuff and Links to makey related stuff I love.

Recipes for Natural Skincare Products:

Natural Botty Butter recipe Natural Skincare recipe  Natural skincare recipe Natural ways to soothe teething Natural skincare recipes


Video Tutorials:

Crochet goodies; Small Hearts,  Baby Rattle Toy, Wool and Wood Teething Ring, Small Stars


Natural Skincare Products; 3 Rose Bath Salts


Makey ideas to do with Toddlers:

Toilet Roll Octopuses Beach crafts for toddlers

Makey ideas to do for Babies and Toddlers:

Tipi instructions

Refined Sugar Free recipes:

Elderflower cordial recipe Strawbery Youghurt ice lollies


Where to buy makey stuff  in Bristol:

Natural Skincare: ingredients/ herbs/ packagingAmphora Aromatics, Cotham
Harvest, Gloucester Road
Scoopaway, Gloucester Road
Naturally Thinking, Online only

Woolly projects: yarn/ hooks/ patternsRainbow Wool, Gloucester Road
Sew and Sew, St Nicholas Markets
Sewing: fabric/ felt/ toolsRouds Fabrics, Easton
The Make and Do Emporium, Brislington
General craft: art materials/ plaster of paris/ clay/ modrocScrapstore, St Werberghs
Creativity, Clifton
Craftwork, Gloucester Road


Links to stuff I think are cool:

This list could be very long so I’ve just tried to keep it vaguely relevant to the workshops. My favourite makey shops are listed above!

Good Guide– Green, & ethical product reviews based on scientific ratings.

Knit Witch– Really good knitting and crochet tutorials

The Herbarium – Herbalism blog

Artful Parent  – Crafty blog for inspiring makey-ness in your children

Dreaming Aloud–  Home of Warrior woman, Blogger, Artist and Writer; Lucy Pearce

Bio Bees – Info on Sustainable Beekeeping

Robert Tisserand – Essential Oil Expert

Jane McCrae Photography – The most beautiful pregnancy/ baby/ family photographer

Aromaweb – great website on Essential oils

Let’s Lasso the Moon– Parenting blog with emphasis on photography

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