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How to be Organised for Christmas

How to be Organised for Christmas

It can be too easy to get 'into a flap' in the lead up to Christmas, especially in the Southern hemisphere when you not only have Christmas to sort...
10 Ways We Can Help YOU

10 Ways We Can Help YOU

OK, so MakeKit DIY Craft Kits offer awesome craft projects, but there are lots of other ways we can help you too. You may not know it yet, but we can help you be organised, chill out, have fun and absorb. Here’s how we can help you …
Local Businesses You Should Know About

Local Businesses You Should Know About

New Zealand businesses who are consciously using recyclable packaging while still making great products.
6 Reasons Why Women Love Workshops

6 Reasons Why Women Love Workshops

If we don't make a conscious effort to fit people/tasks into our diary, then it rarely ever happens. 

So, if a group of friends could meet up, make something awesome and enjoy a few hours chilling out – would that sound like a fine idea?

This is why women love workshops. It’s a few hours of fun, escapism from the daily grind and a chance to see multiple friends at once.
The Colourful Couch Movement

The Colourful Couch Movement

We desperately need a new couch. Preferably one that doesn't swallow you up. Apart from being bad for your back, hard to make pom poms and impossib...
Easy Craft Hacks to make you look like a Pro

Easy Craft Hacks to make you look like a Pro

I've put together some of my favourite tricks of the trade to make craft bits and pieces easier to find, and craft projects more successful and altogether less frustrating. 
30 Fun Things to do that don't involve the Internet

30 Fun Things to do that don't involve the Internet

If you feel you've been sucked into Internet overload it's time to take a break from the online world, get those creative ideas flowing and place y...
10 Things I Love About Sunday

10 Things I Love About Sunday

Sundays are a real slow down day for me. I was never a big fan of Sundays in my twenties, but this may be due to listening to melancholic songs fr...
10 Best Gifts to Buy Women in Their 40's

10 Best Gifts to Buy Women in Their 40's

  As a woman in her late forties, I've now got some things figured out (or so I'd like to think so). I've read The Life-changing Magic of Tidying ...
Interesting Things To Do with Friends, Other than Dinner!

Interesting Things To Do with Friends, Other than Dinner!

Every time you see your girlfriends, at least one of you will say "we must do this again soon". But then it doesn't happen. One way to motivate oth...
General Collective Christmas Market Coming Soon!

General Collective Christmas Market Coming Soon!

After going to a few General Collective markets as a customer in the past, Makekit DIY Craft Kits are proud to be part of the General Collective Ch...
Why it's so important to work with your hands

Why it's so important to work with your hands

Why would you make an item when you can just buy it at the mall or online already completed?   This is a good question, but perhaps one you already...