Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Baker Ross Crafts - Review!!

I was recently asked if I would like to join the Baker Ross bloggers network.....In case you didn't know who Baker Ross are, they sell a lot of craft goodies and are one of the leading suppliers of arts & crafts to schools, playgroups and organisations in the UK....


Baker Ross sent us a box of goodies last week and the kids and I had a great time with the contents....

First up we did the Gnome Wooden Windchimes which are £3.49 for four and we used the Acrylic Deco Pens to colour them in which cost £9.99 for 5 pens which at first I thought was expensive...


I hadn't seen pens like these before....Full of water-based acrylic paint. We were a bit baffled when we tried to use them and nothing came out until we gave them a shake and pressed on the nib....They were lovely to use....Painting but without the mess of the paint....These are something I will definitely use and buy in the future....I understand the price now....They can be used on wood, porcelain, glass and paper...

Ellie had great fun colouring in the gnomes....I did one too and really enjoyed it....They are very cute and now we just need to find somewhere to hang them....

By the time Becky had got in from school we were ready to start on the next activity which was the Rainbow lacing decoration kit....


Younger children may find this a bit fiddly but Becky did it with no help at all and Ellie only needed a little help tying the knots....They both found it great fun and they now have the rainbows hanging in their bedroom....These are so pretty and very cute.

Finally we tried out the Wooden Weaving Frame Kits which cost £3.49...In each kit you get 4 different frames, a square, circle, triangle and hexagon and strands of yarn.....


 The girls had fun doing this but we did find the wool was fraying and snapped a couple of times when it was going through the wood....It was a good activity which kept them busy for a little while but not our favourite.....

These kits and gave us an hour or so of fun and kept the girls off their computers, tablets and away from the TV which is always a good thing....

We still have a couple of things left to use....The sticky jewels, little mini bags and the alien thingies with googly eyes....We will get around to using them...

At a few pound for a set of 4 things these would be ideal for a rainy day activity or for birthday parties....We are very happy to be part of the Baker Ross Blogger Network!



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I was sent these products free of charge for the purpose of this review....This is my honest review....All thoughts and opinions are my own!!

55 comments :

  1. I love the look of the acrylic pens! The rainbow craft is very pretty too :)

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  2. We made those gnome windchimes too and loved them ! #TriedTested

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  3. What a lovely selection of craft items and looks like your girls had a lot of fun with these. I love those wooden gnomes and the laced rainbows are so pretty :-)

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    1. They are a fantastic range of products....We had a fab time! Thank you!

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  4. I love Baker Ross. I am apart of the Yellow Moon bloggers and also received the gnome windchimes. They are just so cute #TriedTested

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    1. They are fab companies.....So many cute things x

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  5. I love the rainbow, what a great collection of goodies #triedtested

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    1. It's so cute isn't it! Thank you!

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  6. I love Baker Ross craft things, and these look like brilliant crafts. The Rainbow kits are really lovely, gorgeous bright colours and like you say, really pretty!

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    1. They are brilliant crafts.....Thank you!

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  7. We love crafting - these look great #TriedTested

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    1. They are fantastic! My girls loved them! Thank you!

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  8. This looks amazing - I can't wait to do some proper crafts with Pickle. Kaz x

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  9. Loads of fun there, plenty to keep them busy with! As you say, great idea for a rainy day box x

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  10. Those pens sound so clever - my daughter loves painting, and I love the 'without the mess' option!

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    1. They are fantastic! Something I would buy in the future! x

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  11. Olivia and I love the rainbow kit. It looks like a brilliant crafts. xx

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    1. It's lovely....So bright and colourful x

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  12. These look like lovely crafts. I really like the look of the pens. Less mess is a good thing with kids isn't it

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    1. They are....The pens are great! Thank you!

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  13. These all great fun and I like the prices. My girls would love them all!

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    1. I was impressed with the prices too...I thought they would be much more! Thank you!

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  14. Some great little crafts to get stuck into.
    The little rainbows are very pretty. :) x

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  15. Looks like everyone had great fun crafting. I love the pens, such a great idea! xx

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  16. Oh wow this looks fab!! I love craft stuff and can't wait to do stuff like this when Boo is older =)

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  17. The rainbow kit looks so lovely. I do love a good craft kit.

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  18. I love the idea of everything for your craft coming together, it's great for long summer holidays and rainy days. Great review x

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    1. Oh yes....Things like this are fab for the school holidays. I think we will be buying more sets to keep us occupied xx

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  19. These all look like fun activities. Baker Ross is always a winner in our house. I like the idea of the acrylic pens, I think I will look into them.

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    1. It's such a great company! So much fun! x

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  20. All of this looks amazing, I have never heard of them before - will be doing some research into what they offer for 3 year olds :) thank you #Triedtested

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    1. They have some fab products for all ages! Thank you!

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  21. Haven't tried Baker Ross at home, but the boys have come home with various Baker Ross craft items from school. I shall have to take a look, as looks lot of fun #TriedTested

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    1. Our school uses them too....They are great sets x

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  22. Great activities! We love Baker Ross too, so many cheap craft ideas. :) x

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    1. There prices are great aren't they! Thank you!

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  23. My oldest loves anything crafty , i have yet to try crafts with my little two but i am sure i will do soon x #triedtested

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  24. Love the rainbow - what a gorgeous kit
    Thanks for sharing your review on #TriedTested this week x

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  25. Such fun! I'll have to get into crafts as my little one grows up and this seems like a good pack to look out for. It has quite a variety of things to do. #aNoviceMumCommentLuv

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    1. These sets are a lot of fun! Thank you!

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  26. What a great selection - perfect for summer holidays! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

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  27. We are new Baker Ross bloggers too, looks like you had great fun xx

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    1. Hooray! We had a fantastic time! Thank you!

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