I came across this beautiful book in the V&A museum in London last week, and just had to have it. I’m a sucker for beautiful crafting books. Rather than keep it all to myself I thought I might share some of the loveliness contained within with you, too, in the form a review.
This is a collection of projects to make for or with your children and includes sewn toys, some basic woodworked toys and painting / crafting projects, all with a feel of Scandi-chic about them and beautifully photographed in soft, natural lighting.
In the idyllic-sounding story of her formative years, Liddiard tells us how her parents were always making and creating for her and her eight siblings, and how she developed a love for creating.
“When you set the stage for the art of play in your home and learning environment, you are opening up a very special world for your little ones.” she says. Bravo, well said, say I.