Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

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Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Spring is all about being creative and trying new things. Whether it is with a device or with your hands, there are so many ways to create and make something and have doing it. DK Canada knows that Canadians have a creative spirit and would love to help them in their maker spirit this spring! They asked my family if we would like to check out three books that would get us to become makers this spring. We were more than happy to read them!

Below are the three books we received to start our maker spring fun:

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Photo Credit: https://www.dk.com/ca; How To Be A Fashion Designer, Video Ideas, and Supercraft book covers.

 

Runway Ready

My younger daughter has a passion for fashion. She is not afraid to mix palates and patterns when she puts together an outfit. She has such a creative flare in this field, and she is always trying to up her game to be on point with different range of looks and styles.

How To Be A Fashion Designer is a book to help little fashionistas to discover how to find their own path through the fashion world. Practical tips, illustrations and photos give inspiration to create new looks and to take different looks to a new level.

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Photo Credit: https://www.dk.com/ca; How To Be A Fashion Designer book cover.

 

There were so many ideas for my daughter to take inspiration form in order to become a maker in the world of fashion. We loved learning how to put together a mood board to gain style inspiration. The tips for different style ideas were fabulous to help her think of how to add more flare to her outfits. We really loved the “Do it yourself sections” of this book. They help young designers to become a maker and design fun new looks to sport and love!

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

“Do It Yourself Panda Patch” section of How To Become A Fashion Designer book with items.

 

Take One: ACTION!

All of my kids LOVE the lime light! They are ready to perform whenever they hear the word “Action!” My younger children also want to become video makers so they can share what they love doing with the world. They love seeing other kids and what to make their mark.

Video Ideas helps young video makers create videos of all kinds with different devices. Budding screen stars are shown the video-making process from screen to screen to create fun projects at home and beyond.

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Photo Credit: https://www.dk.com/ca; Video Ideas book cover.

 

The “Take a video-making journey” was really helpful. My kids saw how to go about putting together a video, from brainstorming to uploading their video creation.  Learning about the different shots they can take opened their eyes to new ideas for the videos they want to create. Adding extras, such as graphics and sounds, fired up my kids to want to become more create to make fun videos kids of all ages would want to watch again and again.

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

“Adding text and graphics” section of Video Ideas book on a table with items.

 

Have material, will create!

One of my goals for 2018 is to take a more hands-on approach to my home and life. Buying pieces to pull a space in my home or an outfit together is great fix. There are times that a personal touch is more fun and stylish.

Supercraft helps makers throughout the year with 52 creative craft ideas that can be put together during a weekend. Makers can choose form DIY crafts and sewing projects that use everyday materials and innovative techniques to upcycle your home or wardrobe.

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Photo Credit: https://www.dk.com/ca; Supercraft book cover.

 

There were so many projects I found inspiration from to plan projects around my home. I can’t wait to try crating a personalized mug for sipping on my favourite warm drinks. Creating a Furoshiki Bag from scratch is on my list of summer projects to try. I am most excited to sit down with my kids to create fairy lights to personalize their beds and my work space at home.

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

“Fairy Lights” craft idea section of Supercraft book on a table with craft items.

 

There are so many fun and exciting ways for my family to become makers this spring with help from these books form DK Canada! They provide so many amazing ideas to be creative in many different areas of our lives. They also allow for us to try new things to try our hand at to improve the skills we already have and to expand our interests. These titles will be well used this season!

Is your family ready to become a maker this spring? See what DK Canada has to offer on their website, and connect with them on their FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest pages!

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

 

Disclaimer: I received products from DK Canada in order to write this review. The views I share are my own.

 

A DK Maker Giveaway!

 

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada

Photo Credit: https://www.dk.com/ca; How To Be A Fashion Designer, Video Ideas, and Supercraft book covers.

 

DK Canada would like for one lucky Ottawa Mommy Club follower to enjoy becoming a maker this spring by receiving all three titles I reviewed! Here are the books being given away:

The ARV of this prize package is $75!

This giveaway is open to Canadian residents and ends at 11:59 EDT on May 11th, 2018.

Good luck!

To enter more awesome OMC giveaways, click HERE!

If there are any issues with this giveaway, please email us at ottawamommyclub@hotmail.com.

Rules: Open to Canadian residents 18 +. You have 48 hours to reply by email once you are notified as the winner. If you don’t, we will draw another entry. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The selected winner must correctly answer a mathematical question in order to win the prize mentioned above. The Ottawa Mommy Club is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above. For our complete set of rules, please click here.

 

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My name is Lian Wright. Born in Toronto, I came to Ottawa as a student to study Political Science at Carleton University, and came away with an Honours Degree, and decided to stay. I'm a huge sports fan, have a love of reading, and like experiencing new things whenever I can. I am now a mother of three children (11, 1 and 7 months old) and am kept constantly on my toes. My blog, Pieces of Me, is my way of sharing what I have enjoyed and encountered in my life so far as a mother. So far, being a mom has had it's expected ups and downs, but that's what makes being a parent so fulfilling for me. I've loved and learned from what's happened so far, and I can't wait to see what's in store for me next. I hope you enjoy the journey with me!

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  1. Stacie Williams says:

    Supercraft would help my family become makers this spring.

  2. Karin Dollery says:

    I would choose the DK book Supercraft. My granddaughters could help me get crafty together for Spring.

  3. Heather Swanson says:

    Supercraft looks fun!

  4. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Definitely Supercraft, my grandchildren would have a heyday with that.

  5. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Solo: A Star Wars Story™:The Official Guide would be a great one for my grandkids, they are Star Wars mad!

  6. Victoria K says:

    My family would love Supercraft!

  7. DebP says:

    Supercraft would get a good workout this summer.

  8. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I’d love to have the Canadian Gardener’s Guide, that would be ideal for me.

  9. Julie F says:

    My Grandsons love making YouTube videos so the Video Idea book would be brilliant for them!

  10. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I’d also love to have the Encyclopedia Of Landscape Design.

  11. Jeff H says:

    Supercraft would probably be the nicest for us.

  12. Tabby72 says:

    Video Ideas for sure!

  13. kim says:

    We’d love to read Supercraft, we love making crafts.

  14. Cassandra Kazlovskis says:

    Junior Maker would be perfect for my son!

  15. Calvin says:

    Would read What’s Weird on Earth to my cousin.

  16. Valerie says:

    *Video Ideas* is my pick would be fun to get involved with that…..thanks for the chance to win!

  17. Marlene V says:

    Supercraft would be fun to have – some great projects for the weekends.

  18. Anne Derkat says:

    I’d love the Canadian Gardeners Guide. And so would my daughter in law who is an avid gardener.

  19. Marlene V says:

    I also would really like the What’s Weird on Earth – make nieces and nephews would love to read this with me.

  20. Silvia D says:

    The..Supercraft would be great!

  21. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Plants & Flowers would help teach my grandchildren about nature and gardening not to mention bees, pollination and insect life in general.

  22. Monica F. says:

    The ‘Supercraft’ book would be used by my child this summer to have a lot of fun crafting.

  23. Marc-Andre Taillefer says:

    Supercraft looks fun!

  24. HEIDI C. says:

    I would love to gift my hubby with the Canadian Gardeners Guide.

  25. Lucy kabatoff says:

    Supercraft would be so much fun.

  26. Tara Gauthier says:

    My daughter loves to draw and is very interested in fashion so the fashion designer book would be perfect for her!

  27. Karine says:

    I would love the super raft one because it looks really fun!

  28. Calvin says:

    Video ideas, or supercraft would be nice.

  29. Supercraft would be amazing! My girls and I love to craft and this would be great inspiration for a rainy day

  30. Fan R. says:

    I would like to win Supercraft to have some fun with kids!

  31. ALICIA MILLETTE says:

    Video ideas would be loved in my house. my kids are always making videos

  32. Ami B says:

    My kids would love all three, bit my daughter would love love the fashion design book.

  33. ivy pluchinsky says:

    The supercraft book would be awesome, would keep us busy this summer, we love crafts.

  34. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Gardening: Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) must be a spectacular book too.

  35. Fan R. says:

    I like Nutribar Date & Walnut Bars!

  36. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    The Chocolate Truffle Bars sound good, I love truffles so these would be just right for me.

  37. Bruce Cooper says:

    Supercrafts as it would be the perfect present for my god daughters little girl!

  38. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Double Chocolate Fudge Bars sound like a real treat.

  39. KellyPC says:

    SuperCraft seems awesome! So may cue ideas!

  40. Silvia D says:

    love to try the Caramel Nougat Bars

  41. HEIDI C. says:

    My kids would love the SuperCraft book.

  42. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I’d love to have the Gardening: Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) , that’s bound to be a beautiful book that will make me quite jealous.

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