Welcome back to Made With Love – our monthly link party to showcase your Me time activities, whether it’s sewing, painting, crafting, gardening, cooking or other crafty endeavour please share below.

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Made With Love LinkyMy me time activity has been making some bean bags (well technically rice bags) for J’s little girl friend for her birthday and J and T to play with as well.

These are very easy to make – I used fat quarters of solid fabric and folded them half, then half again and then half again – meaning that when I opened up and cut along the lines I would have 8 pieces from each fat quarter.

To make up – I folded the piece in half and stitched around 3 of the sides fully and left a gap big enough to turn the bag inside out and fill it up. I then turned it inside out and made a funnel out of paper (I didn’t realise that I don’t actually have a funnel in my kitchen supplies) and filled the bags with broken rice (which they sell in our supermarket in large bags) and hand sewed up the final gap.

DIY Bean Bags
Homemade Bean Bags

Made with Love Featured Creation

My favourite post from the last link party is the repurposed denim aprons from Happy Hooligans

Upcycled jean Aprons

Repurposed denim aprons

And now to this months link party – please add any post that you have done yourself, whether a craft, recipe (I would love to see some of these as love food), home makeover, gardening project etc…. basically your me time activity.

It would be great if you could either grab our badge from the sidebar on the right and insert into the post that you link or somewhere on your blog or leave a text link back to us – also check out our Made with Love pinterest board where all posts linked up area added.

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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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