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Room decorating and art ideas from Parenting magazine

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use recycled bottles to make these funky projects
4 ways with recycling

Make these funky projects with recycled bottles... view
4 ways to make your own gift wrapping paper
4 ways with gift wrapping

Create your own Chrstmas gift wrapping paper... view
4 ways with animal crafts
4 ways with animal crafts

Imaginative ways for doing animal craft work… view
4 ways with Anzac poppies
4 ways with Anzac poppies

Get your children involved in Anzac Day with these poppy projects… view
4 ways with rocks
4 ways with rocks

Grab some rocks and Resene testpots and let your children’s imagination... view
4 ways with garlands
4 ways with garlands

Get in the Christmas spirit with these garland ideas... view
Father's day gifts to make
4 ways for Father's day

4 gifts to make dad for Father's Day... view
4 creative things to do with plastic animals
4 ways with plastic animals

Make a themed print, dinosaur bookends... view
Kids projects using wooden spoons
4 ways with wooden spoons

4 ways with wooden spoons... view
4 ways with kids’ artwork
4 ways with kids’ artwork

4 ways with kids’ artwork... view
4 fun ideas for decorating tin cans
4 fun ideas for decorating cans

4 fun ideas with tin cans from pencil holders... view
4 fun ideas for balloon pinatas
4 fun ideas for balloon piñatas

Ideas for balloon piņatas... view
4  ways with fairy lights
4 fun ideas for fairy lights

Fun ideas for fairy lights... view
27 great ideas for fabulous rooms for kids
27 great ideas for fabulous rooms for kids

A child's bedroom is about far more than a place for them to sleep... view
Get creative with your present wrapping
4 ways with wrapping presents

Get creative with your present wrapping... view
4 ways with beanies
4 ways with beanies

Get creative with beanies and keep your children's heads warm and colourful... view
4 ways with DIY Christmas cards
4 ways with DIY Christmas cards

Encourage your children to get into the Christmas spirit with these cards... view
4 ways with an egg carton
4 ways with an egg carton

Get creative with your children and help them upcycle an egg carton... view
4 ways with a shoebox
4 ways with a shoebox

Here’s a great excuse for some shoe shopping... view
Painting lampshades
4 ways with lampshades

The budget might not stretch to a new lounge suite but.... view
Backyard Bliss
Backyard bliss

With a little bit of DIY style a back garden becomes an outdoor room... view
Craft ideas with eggshells
4 ways with eggshells

Empty eggshells are an ideal craft activity for Easter... view
Home a haven
A room for Bob’s girls

All little girls need a special place they can call their own... view
10 cheap and cheerful ideas for pots and plants
10 ideas – cheap and cheerful

You don’t have to look too far afield to find an instant pick me up... view
parenting Magazine Interior Decorating Ideas
20 ways to decorate your home

Everyone wants to live in a home that feels both comfortable and welcoming... view
Tee shirts
6 things to do with a plain t-shirt

Six clever ideas for creating clever designs for kids’ everyday wear... view
Teen Space
Teen space

A garage turned into a teenage retreat for the holidays gives teenagers... view
Childrens' parties

Simple can be best! Simple and fun ideas for kids parties... view
Childrens bedroom
Room for 2

A large bedroom transformed into a great space for a boy and girl to live and sleep in... view
small living area into a child-friendly space
Heart of the home

Many people with children find themselves in small flats... view
Creative Christmas
Creative Christmas

Get creative this Christmas with a range of Christmas items.... view
Changing rooms
Designing with heart

The baby is moving into the study and the boys are taking over... view
Baby's nursery
A beautiful nursery on a budget

Budget restrictions don't need to restrict creating a beautiful nursery... view

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