39 Ways To Make Money From Your Crafting Hobby

Crafting is a great way of separating yourself from the day and letting your mind wander into something more creative. It’s also a fantastic way of making a little bit of extra cash here and there and if you don’t have time to run a full crafting business, you might be wondering how you can earn some extra money from your hobby. So, to help you out, here are some great way of making money from your crafting hobby.

Flatlay showing string, ribbon and scissors


Weddings are always a wonderful time and if you’re getting married or someone you’re close to is getting married, using your crafting skill is a wonderful way of either saving some money or making some money. Here are some wedding craft ideas for you to consider
  • Table centrepieces
  • Wedding invitations – everyone is looking for quirky ways to invite their guests to their wedding, so use your creative side to make unique wedding invites!
  • Favours for the guests. Often wedding favours consist of sweets or a small bottle of drink, but why not think out of the box and create something sentimental for the wedding guests?
  • Games for children to play. Things like checklists for the children to spot will not only keep the children happy but also the adults too.
  • Save the date cards
  • Thank you notes are a great way of showing off your skill. Perhaps you could use photos of the wedding in a creative way to make thank you notes.
  • Banners
  • Signposts are massively trending in the wedding industry at the moment. Perhapds you could find a way to create a never-seen-before sign for weddings?
  • Wedding albums
  • Cake stands
  • The bride and groom glasses are another trend that’s on the rise, and if you can make it so that the bride and groom glasses stand out a mile, you’ll be onto a winner.
  • Decorated vases
Creating additions for weddings helps add a touch of personalisation and you’ll find that many couples are looking for exactly that. The perfect way to make some extra money from doing something that you love!


There’s always an occasion to give cards, and that’s why the card making industry is doing so well. However, as a skilled crafter, you have the upper hand because you’re able to make cards tailored to the person involved. All you need is to make sure that you’re stocked up on your paper craft supplies so that if and when you get a request, you can create away and make some extra money!

It might be worth your time looking into how to create unusual cards so that you can stand out from competing crafters in your area. Being able to make pop up and cartoon character based cards will give you an advantage. 

Kids parties

Kids parties are another avenue that you should consider exploring, as there are so many different things that you could create for them! Things like…..
  • Costumes for children to play dress up in
  • Birthday cards
  • Happy birthday banners
  • Candles personalised to the child. For example, glitter for girls and neon for boys.
  • Ornaments for decoration
  • Balloon animals with a twist or light up balloons.
  • DIY lightsabers using pool noodles and duct tape. Fun, cheap and most importantly, safe!
  • Children’s activities like stencils or colouring books
  • Cakes! Kids are into different things and if you can master the art of cake decorating you’ll be onto a winner.
Consider setting up a stall at a fair selling these items so that rather than being personally on hand for each children’s party, you can simply sell your creations and concentrate on your next projects! Alternatively, create yourself an Etsy account to sell instead!


There’s something so sentimental about receiving jewellery that’s been handmade rather than store bought, and that’s why creating your own jewellery is another fantastic avenue to consider. All you need to start making your own jewellery is…..
  • Stinging materials to make necklaces and bracelets
  • A plethora of beads and jewels
  • Charms and pendants
  • Craft supplies like glue, tweezers, wire cutters and finger protectors
  • Swivel clips
  • Ballwire fish hooks for earrings
  • Metal stamping kit
You could sell your jewellery at craft fairs, to friends and family, or even set up a Facebook page to sell your creations. Remember that with jewellery creation you need a steady hand, a keen eye for mistakes.

Useful things for the home

There are so many things that you can create for your home to not only make it look nice buy also come in handy at the same time! Check out these ideas…..
  • Canvasses and artwork
  • Personalised picture frames
  • Glass holders
  • Candle holders and candles themselves
  • Decorated vases
  • Ornaments
  • Christmas decorations (and any other holiday)
  • Storage solutions
  • Plant pots
  • Hammock chairs…….
the list goes on! Basically, if you can imagine it, you can create it! The great thing about home crafts is that they are totally unique and can be personalised to an individual’s style, and that’s why you can make a pretty penny or two from it!

Health and beauty

Health and beauty is another way in which you can create some amazing crafts and make some extra money from. The great thing about health and beauty products is that it’s likely you’ll be using high-quality materials so your creations don’t harm or damage someone. This means that you’ll be able to sell them for more money, and even perhaps look into something like this full time! You could make things like…..
  • Bath bombs
  • Cruelty-free lip balm
  • Hand creams
  • Make up bags and containers
  • Personalised mirrors
  • Hair products to nourish and repair
As you can see, there are a plethora of different ways to make money from your crafting hobby, and this isn’t even scratching the surface! Remember if you can imagine it, you can create it! Why not get creative with one of these ideas and see how much you can make from doing something you love!

Mummy Snowy Owl


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Giving Conception The Best Start With Dr Fertility

When I first started blogging 7 years ago it was all about our fertility struggle. It was an outlet for my emotions and a diary of our journey into eventual parenthood.

Becoming parents was a long road for us. Hospital referrals, two lap and dyes, endometriosis diagnosis, cauterisation, tube flush, repeated miscarriage and a round of Clomid, finally resulted in us having our wonderful, albeit a little feral and crazy, redheaded boy.

It was an incredibly hard 6 years of trying to conceive and at the time it was very lonely and isolating time, but when I began to be more open, I found others were too. The support of a select few then helped us through the darker days. Opening up the conversation helped both myself and others speak more freely about trying to conceive and the different struggles to do so.

Orchid flower being held over a bare tummy

With everyone around me seeming to get pregnant so easily I had no thought that trying to conceive would be an issue and we were six months into trying before I even considered there could be a problem of any kind.

Although, I may now be full of fertility facts and data, back then I was a little clueless and as a result spent a lot of time online researching cycles, the best days to conceive, what vitamins to take, the best ovulation tests and where to buy them in bulk, what food to eat and what not to. I was obsessed! I lost count of the hours I spent googling things and then searching again because I’d found conflicting info.

Ideally I needed something that held all the important info in one place and that was clear of the facts. In those early days I wasn’t even sure of what day to start my cycle count from or the best days to conceive! We thought it was going to be so simple! To have started with the clear facts would have started us off well and would have helped us be less confused, more proactive and more positive.

Recently I was introduced to Dr Fertility, a website full of information and created for those in all stages of trying to conceive. They agree that the amount of information out there is overwhelming and look to simplify the science into conceiving and becoming a parent.

Their aim is to have all the information you need in one place and that it be evidence-based, trusted and easy to understand.  Dr Fertility want to open up the conversation about fertility and provide a place of emotional support for all of those wanting a child, regardless of who you are and what your situation is.

As part of this they’ve created The Couple’s Guide To Getting Pregnant, a five step guide to help you start your journey into trying to conceive.

The guide includes how to prepare your body for baby making with diet and fitness, vitamins and food supplements and what to avoid. There’s sections on getting cyclesavvy and understanding the best time for baby dancing, along with knowing and understanding the natural signs of your body. There’s also sections on what fertility products you can use and how to keep the whole journey super fun! Importantly, there’s also a section on knowing when to ask for help and an action place to help your journey.

The guide is full of everything you need to get started and is a great source of information. I wish I had it all those years ago! For more information click on the link above or visit the website here.

Mummy Snowy Owl

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Love Heart Cake

In our house there's a sweet treat for every occasion. Birthday? Let's bake a cake. Friends coming round? Let's bake a couple of dozen cookies. 

So, why not preheat the oven and bake a little V day treat like this one?

Want to give it a try? You'll need........

  • Heart shaped tin 
  • Greaseproof paper
  • Heart cutters
  • Heart sprinkles
  • Love heart sweets
  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 175g butter/baking spread
  • 3 lightly beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Sieve
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk or wooden spoon
  • Wire rack
  • Plate or cake board
  • Spatula or spoon

Preheat the oven to 180c and line the baking tray. Next, place the butter and sugar in the mixing bowl and mix until creamy.

Add the lightly beaten eggs and mix again.

Add the teaspoon of vanilla essence, the tablespoon of milk, sift in the flour and mix well. 

Spoon the mixture into the tin and even out.

Bake for 30 minutes until golden brown. Leave to cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool. 

Using a spoon or spatula cover the top of the cake with the vanilla frosting.

Then, place the largest heart cutter lightly in the centre of the cake. 

Fill the heart with sprinkles and carefully remove the cutter.

 Finish by decorating with heart sweets. 

Enjoy with a cup of tea and maybe share a piece if you're feeling the love!

Mummy Snowy Owl
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Getting Crafty With DesignBundles.net

Many of you will know I love a bit of crafting! Most of my projects are aimed at children and are created from my years of experience as Brownie leader (aka Snowy Owl).

Just like when I create crafts and activities for my Brownies, a lot of the ones here on Mummy Snowy Owl are budget ones. Nobody wants to spend a lot of money on craft items that they may not use again. Many of us also don’t have the money to buy expensive craft materials or equipment that might only be used on a couple of projects.

Flat lay showing different craft materials and equipment as someone sits scrapbooking

I’m all about budget shops, discount coupons, free or cheap printables and downloads and sharing resources. A good look round can find a reasonably priced and good quality resource or supplier. Whether it be knitting, embroidery or paper crafts like scrapbooking and card making, there is usually a bargain to be found.  Whether it be stack of supplies from Poundland, wool from Poundstretcher or discount coupons for Hobbycraft, I love them all!  

Printables and downloads can sometime be a little trickier to find and you may struggle to find them in one complete place. This could lead to hours of searching and clicking only to have to download and save items from lots of different sites, including ones that you may not have used before and may feel reluctant or concerned to use. Personally I always think it’s best to use a site you’ve used before, are familiar with or have been recommended.

So, when I was recently introduced to Design Bundles I was keen to have a look at what downloads they had available and there’s a huge range! Over at DesignBundles.net they offer exclusive deals on quality design resources, along with free ones too. There are savings available up to 96% off the recommended retail price and their designs are created by a huge amount of independent designers. Meaning when you order from them you’re probably supporting a small independent business too!

There are free design resources each week, which is great for those of us running or supporting local groups, such as uniformed groups like Brownies and Guides, or community resource centres.

DesignBundles.net also offer a lifetime download guarantee and with their unlimited support if something isn’t quite right with the SVG vectors or cut files, one of their team will be able to give you a hand. This is ideal for those that are super crafty but not tech savvy!

There’s a huge amount of different files on offer too, so this is a resource that every single type of crafter can use. There are downloads and patterns available for embroidery, scrapbooking and papercutting. The files are compatible with all major design programs, including Cricut and Scan N Cut, so if you’re lucky enough to have a fancy machine (I wish I had one) then the site is definitely worth a scroll!

There are also files for every type of event and season! Funny quotes, sign bundles, various Christmas designs, summer packs, stylish wedding pieces, cute unicorns and lots, lots more. There's just so much to make and this cute print is definitely on my make list!

A framed print surrounded by flowers with the wording 'Home Is Where My Bunch Of Crazies Are'

In fact there’s so much to offer I’ve suddenly come over all crafty! Now where’s my scissors?!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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Growing Your Business Via Email

When I first started this blog it was all about fertility and our struggle to conceive. Then under the name of The Katie C Blog, it was an outlet for my emotions. The arrival of our son saw me moving things forward with posts on pregnancy and parenting. I then began to mix in craft ideas from my experience of being a Snowy Owl (Brownie leader) and Mummy Snowy Owl was born.
Table laid out with a laptop, flowers, notepads, coffee and phone, with the users hands at the laptop

I have now been blogging for just under 7 years and last year I made the huge break away from my part-time 9 ‘til 5 and became self-employed. This created the opportunity to build my blog but also to have more time at home, do the school run and enjoy family life. Previously I was staying up all hours, trying to balance everything and feeling very frazzled. A few harsh words from my GP and it was time for things to change. For many, myself included, the first few months of building your business can be hard work. Whether you’re a blogger, freelancer, network marketer (think NuSkin, Herbal Life etc), an Avon rep or a tradesperson, keeping people connected and interested in what you’re doing is a must. One way of doing this is by creating a website and getting subscribers. There are lots of different ways to gain subscribers and it can be a little confusing. Give it a google and you’ll see mentions of pop-ups, widgets, boxes and forms, but which should you try? Having heard lots of mixed things about all of them, I’m considering an email sign up form, but where do you start.  This is where I hand over to the team at myemma.com, with this guest post. Along with the posts I did last year Could Being A Mum Be The Skill That Builds You Career? and Top Tips For Blogger Outreach, I'm hoping they will help build your business or blog.  


Acquiring email addresses is imperative to all email marketing campaigns. Even if you create the most effective email campaign, they're useless if you don't have anyone to send them too. Increasing the number of your email subscribers is not always easy but addressing the source of the problem will solve your email marketing woes.Unfortunately, your email sign-up form could be the reason you’re not building your email list. 

If you’re looking to grow your email list, we’ll dig into each layer of a successful email sign-up form and explain how to approach your design. We’ll discuss many different strategies and go over how to implement them to support your particular business, no matter which industry umbrella you fall under. By the end of this post, we hope to instill the confidence you need to create the best mailing list sign-up form.

How to design an effective sign-up form

When it comes to your email sign-ups, success is based on three vital elements: design, copy, and the information gathered. We’ll start with the foundation of your sign-up form: the design.There are so many things to consider when it comes to your sign-up design, and it’s vital not to slack on any of them.


The placement of your email sign-up form is vital to its success. While you may not think this would fall under design, we believe it does. After all of the hard work you put into creating your sign-up form, it would be a shame for it not to be seen. In order for your sign-up form to bring in more subscribers, you have to make your form present in the right place at the right time.
When you’re finding a location for your sign-up form, you need to take your audience into consideration. Would they be more likely to sign up if it was at the top of your website, or if it was available on your Facebook page? There are a number of places where you can place your sign-up form, however, it’s up to you to decide where it will be most successful. 

Here’s a list of some places that you may want to include your email collection form:
  • Header of your website
  • Footer of your website
  • Pop-up window
  • Facebook page

Including your email-sign up form on your Facebook page is a great way to build your email list. Social media and email may seem like they’re always competing, but they actually work best when integrated. So, don’t forget to include your sign-up form on your social account pages.


The layout of your sign-up form is basically the blueprint of your design. It will map out where your header, image, and CTA will go. You can use a template that is provided by an email service provider or customize your own.
In your email sign-ups, you’re not going to be promoting a blog or a new YouTube video at the same time. You’re going to ask them simply to subscribe to your email list, and that’s it. And when you have one goal in mind, there’s a specific way to strategize your layout. It’s imperative to keep the layout simple so that your user remains focused on your message and the action you want them to take next.
Comparable to landing page design, you don’t want to distract your user from the goal, so maintaining a simplistic design will help your users stay on track.
In summary, you should always avoid any busy compositions and make the graphic easy to digest.

Color selection

The colors you choose to incorporate into your email list sign-up form take on a lot of responsibility. You don’t want to include too many colors to distract your user, but you also want to maintain your branding and communicate clearly.

When you’re considering a color palette, it’s important to include contrasting colors so that it’s easier to draw your user’s eye to specific places. It’s also helpful to keep your color choices simple.
Maintaining a simple color scheme allows you to keep your user’s attention and help them focus on the most important information.

Using contrasting colors gives you the opportunity to create the path you want your user’s eye to take. The distinct difference in contrasting colors gives you the opportunity you to organize your form. Take this Headspace email as an example.Email sign up page
Image Source: Really Good Emails 

Blue and orange are contrasting colors, and Headspace used this color pairing to help segment the content within the email. First, you’re greeted with the chance to subscribe with a white background. You then proceed to the next section that includes a discount offer within the orange section.
The color scheme encourages the user to scroll down and is complemented with blue CTAs that draw you in to subscribe. They choose to set up colors this way to purposefully set the CTA apart from the other copy. And let’s be honest, if you’re going to draw attention to anything, it should be your CTA.

What you choose to say

Of course, you can just ask plainly: “Sign up for our email list,” or you can get a little more creative and explore other options, as long as the end goal is always clear.The email sign-up wording you include in your sign-up form should be relative to the business you’re trying to promote. Maybe a humorous tone will work best to engage your audience, or you want to convey the sincerity and importance of the updates you’ll be providing.
No matter which tone fits your brand, your copy will help you achieve more subscribers. But, you need to find the voice that specifically draws in your users.Take this email sign-up from The North Face as an example. Their sign-up form is located at the bottom of their website and reads: “Adventure is everywhere. Even in your inbox.” This strategy draws their outdoorsy users in by creating an adventurous sensation with copy alone.Email sign up pageThey also kept it quite simple by getting to the point right away. The North Face avoids distracting their user’s attention by stating what they have to offer and providing the field for you to fill out your email (or not). It doesn’t beg, and it doesn’t try to grab your attention. This example goes to show that you can use copy, and only copy, to get the job done.
Here are some other things you can include in your copy to encourage users to sign up:
  • Discounts/Incentives
  • Fear of missing out. Everyone can fall to FOMO, even people who aren’t your subscribers.
  • A content preview
  • Perceived value of subscriber content
The information you ask for

The information you are requesting from your prospects can make or break your mailing list sign-up form. There are audiences that don’t want to be bothered multiple fields to complete, and then, there are those who don’t mind. While asking for too much information may not distract everyone, it will for sure turn some away. You want to find that sweet spot where you’re getting all the information you need without asking for too much.
Here are some bits of information that you may want to request when creating your email collection form:
  • First name
  • Last Name
  • Email Address (of course)
  • Interests
  • ZIP Code
Planet Fitness sign up example
Image Source: Planet Fitness

Name, ZIP code, email address—that all makes a lot of sense. But, why would you want to access information regarding your new user’s interests?

Using this PacSun email sign-up form as an example, they not only offer an incentive, but they also provide an option to choose who you’re shopping for. This would fall under that “Interest” category. Including this in your email sign-up allows you to access more detailed information so that you can target them more efficiently in the future.
Email sign up page
Image Source: PacSun

Wrap up

Design, copy and the information you request from your user all play a vital role in the success of your email sign-up form. The creative and content strategy behind each sign-up form is based solely on the company behind the brand, and it’s up to you to figure out what works for you.

Nailing the perfect sign-up form will require A/B testing because no one succeeds on the first try. As you learn more about your audience and what draws them in, you’ll be able to mold each aspect of your form to cater to your prospects.
We’ve listed some general guidelines to follow, but there aren’t any sign-up form rules set in stone. Whether you decide to think outside the box or color within the lines, you will create the sign-up form that benefits your email list best.


Thanks for all the facts Emma team!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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How We Potty Trained In A Week!

It's been a while since we potty trained, but after commenting on a couple of posts on social media about how long it took us and getting a lot of 'wow, that was so fast' and 'how did you do it', I thought I'd share our potty training experience with you.

Please don't mistake me for any kind of earth wonder mother or child psychologist though. Like many parents the thought of potty training filled me with dread and the thought of pee and poop on my carpet, furniture and me, made me feel a bit sick. As our little boy approached his third birthday though, it was time to get on with it!

Orange potty in front of a cloudy background

First off we..............

Asked for advice! 

Let's be honest, potty training is a big deal. You're teaching your little one how to go to the loo, how to be hygienic and basically how to not pee or poop themselves. Hopefully you've got this sussed for yourself but how do you teach it? How do you train their bladder? 

I googled and read way too much on the best ways to potty train to the point I confused myself. So, I had a think about who had the most experience and who had potty trained most recently. My slightly frazzled eyes fell upon Joseph's nursery ladies, so I spoke to the lovely manager, Emma. She was full of advice and with years and years of experience she was certainly best placed to help us! We went with the nursery technique and this certainly helped us nail it. Plus it meant there was no confusion caused by the potty training being different at home to nursery. 

Buy a potty and a toilet step!

You might want to go straight to the toilet and skip the potty stage but having a potty is still a good idea. If there's stairs to climb to get to the loo your little one might not always make it and that's where a potty can come in handy. You can also guarantee that when you sit down to use the toilet yourself your child will probably be desperate to go! A potty is also handy when out and about. It's highly likely they will need a wee when your in the car travelling or are miles from a toilet. Most public toilets don't have a smaller toilet for kids and it's easier to take your potty than holding a child over a loo that you don't really want them to touch, whilst not getting pee on you both. 

A toilet step not only helps them climb onto to the loo but it also takes away the fear of falling in, as with their feet touching the ground they don't wobble around or have to grab the sides of the toilet.

Ditch the pull-ups and nappies!

Ok, again, I'm all about honesty and when I was told by Joseph's nursery to ditch the pull-ups I gulped. The thought of the all the washing and the accidents that were bound to happen made me feel a bit stressed. I had visions of pants everywhere, pee and poops stains all over my furniture and carpet! Ditching the nappies and pull-ups really is a must though as it takes away the comfort and security of the absorbency. Feeling the accident against their skin and developing a dislike for it helps prompt them to use the toilet and avoid that feeling again.

Buy lots of pants!  

If you're stepping away from pull-ups and nappies you're going to need pants and lots of them! I bought two packs to start with, which I think was around ten pairs but it wasn't enough. The first couple of days will be full of trickles and you'll soon go through them, so get three or four packs or be prepared to have the washer on a lot!

Go to the toilet every 15 minutes!

This suggestion really took me by surprise! Many people will say just look for the signs that your child needs the toilet and pop them on the potty, but you'll find yourself following your child around constantly. If they are ones for hiding behind the sofa when they fill their nappy you might find they bolt when you spot them crouching. Pop to the toilet or potty every 15 minutes and try and get them to have a wee. You'll be surprised how often they will actually go! The next day push the time a little further and do every 20 minutes. The day after that try 30 minutes. 

We had one accident on the first day and a couple of trickles over the next few days but by the end of the week he was telling us when he wanted to go. 

Don't night train too!

Lots of parents choose to go all out and night train to but for I felt this was all a bit much to get used to in one go. It also means waking them a couple of times through the night to take them to the toilet to ensure they don't wet the bed. Even after we'd gone to bed we would have had to set an alarm for the middle of the night to take him again and personally I thought this was bit daft. Oh and I really like my sleep! Realistically though if you're potty training and your child can't hold their bladder for 15 or 20 minutes, isn't it a bit much to expect them to hold it for 8+ hours?

We left it a couple of months and found Joseph was eventually dry, leading us to ditch the night pull-ups too!

Light the way! 

If you do decide to train your little one at night make sure they can find their way to the toilet. Leave the landing or bathroom light on, buy a plug in light or use a toilet light to light the way. Consider leaving their bedroom door open if they struggle with the handles and leave yours open too so you hear them get up. I have a friend who didn't hear her little one get up for the loo because of a closed bedroom door and was met by a whole toilet roll down the toilet in the morning. Not unrolled, just the whole roll wedged down their!

Stay calm!

Let's be honest (again), this is go to be stressful and you're probably going to need a stiff drink and a lie down at the end of each day! Ask anyone and they will say potty training is hard work but whenever I asked for advice or spent hours googling there were always a couple of common denominators. All of them were linked to us parents and not the little one you're trying to train! Don't get stressed. Don't raise your voice. Don't tell them off or punish them if they have an accident. 

If a couple of days have passed and your child isn't grasping potty training then the technique I used isn't for them. Simply try something else. If they keep trickling and not quite getting to the potty in time, go more regularly. Maybe they're just not ready and you need to leave it a couple of months and try again. Above all stay calm and your chilled technique will hopefully but your little ones at ease whilst they potty train. Being stressed will probably stress them out too and make them nervous of going to toilet.

Take it day by day and can nail potty training in a week too!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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How To Wash Lego!

We love, love, love Lego!

Don't get me wrong walking on it isn't my favourite thing to do, but Lego is one one of out favourite toys. It gives the opportunity for creative play and a huge amount of imagination. Lots of play though can mean the Lego gets grubby. Sticky fingers, uncaught sneezes and crumbs can make it dirty but it's not all that easy to clean. 

Lego laid out on a towel

You can do it by hand but if you've got a lot of Lego washing it could take hours. In the past we've cleaned Joseph's Duplo by hand and even though they are bigger bits it took us a while!

So, after a lot of research, a bit of YouTube and a little trial and error, I can share how we cleaned thousands of pieces of Lego!

We used.....
  • Laundry bage
  • Liquid detergent
  • Pillow cases
  • Elastic bands
  • Towels
  • Wash brush
First, separate the Lego, keeping the base plates to one side. Bag up the Lego pieces into the laundry bags.

Lego in a laundry bag

Place each bag into a pillow case and tie it around the top with an elastic band.

Pillowcase with an elasticband around the top

Put the bagged up Lego, along with a couple of towels into the washing machine. The towels will help keep the pillow cases spinning, absorb the water and cushion the Lego as it goes around the washer, stopping any pieces that are sticking through catching on your washer.

Add a cap full of the liquid detergent and wash on your lowest setting and spin. Ours was a 30c handwash with an 800 spin.

Layout a couple of towels and when your washer is finished empty the Lego on to it to dry.  After a couple of hours flip the Lego over to dry the other side. If you've got a lot of Lego its going to take a couple of loads. 

Lego laid out on a towel

For the large plate pieces, fill a sink with warm water and half a cap of liquid detergent. Soak for 20 minutes and scrub with the wash brush. If the plates are still grubby put them back into soak for a little longer and try again.

All the cleaning will be worth it as your Lego be sparkling clean and germ free! Well for a little while anyway!

Are you planning on giving your Lego a good clean? Let me know in the comments!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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