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Completed...

behind the crafty door's very first completed book props are now bagged! It's a very pleasing and satisfying feeling - rather emotional too. So, here are the final pics for The Very Hungry Caterpillar book props...



Getting back to it!

These past two weeks has been a time spent decorating the hallway/entrance to my flat. It's the first time redoing this little safe haven I call home since moving in last November. 
I've not been able to start the redecorating due to some vital works and repairs needing doing and wanting to just see how the place fairs during the winter months. And now I know and can finally tag my stamp in every room!
So, the putting away most things crafty was a must so that the pulling up of soft flooring, painting, laying hard flooring, hammering, sticking, pulling up nails, adding those handmade homely touches and the sewing machine being put to use became top of the daily tasks... Well after the paid job side of life and home educating my youngest. 
It's been hard work, with help from my sister in regards to painting the walls while having a beer and listening to some tunes on a very sunny Friday afternoon to ease the pains and strains! (Friday before Good Friday). All worth the time, a…

behind the crafty door's latest review to share!

Over the moon happy!

Three more down, two to go!

behind the crafty door book props is now only two props away from completing the intended set. As a crafter, this is a massive achievement for many reasons. 
First and foremost, the enjoyment throughout has been never ending. I have loved every single second on knitting and crocheting all the props to date.
Secondly, watching the bag of props fill up, knowing little hands will take it over in the very near future is 100% job satisfaction. 
Thirdly, the thought of future generations developing a love for books is huge in itself is reassuring, especially as we live in a techno climate and it's almost alien to children to not be in 'the know' when it comes to the world of iPads, laptops, consoles, the internet and all that techno language! Of course this is amazing too!
Lastly, (although the list could very well be likened to a scroll of reasons!) creating my own prop designs has been a huge learning experience - not all have worked and I've come close to tears as I've wa…

For sale!

Handmade book prop to accompany the internationally known children's story The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This book prop is ideal for engaging young minds with story telling and may promote a love for reading.

**Prop to be used under adult supervision at all times**

£9.00 each Please allow £1.50 p&p for UK only. Cost of p&p will be higher if to be shipped outside the UK. 

Made to order.

Please read the *Terms and conditions* found on behind the crafty door's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/notes/behind-the-crafty-door/terms-and-conditions/1617967585177136/


Handmade book prop in addition to the internationally known children's paperback story book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This book set is ideal for engaging young minds with story telling and may promote a love for reading.

**Prop to be used under adult supervision at all times**

£15.00 each Please allow £3.00 p&p for UK only. Cost of p&p will be higher if to be shipped outside the UK.

Made to order.

Please r…