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Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

| October 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Bless his cotton socks… Red Ted can get rather carried away when he falls “in love with” a new movie – some of you may have seen the recent Boxtrolls Movie (we already made a TP Roll Boxtroll Craft a couple of weeks ago) and if you are like us, you will find all those […]

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Craft Video – How to Make Paper Pom Poms

Craft Video – How to Make Paper Pom Poms

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hooray, we have finally had time to make another crafty video for you! This time we have the lovely Ali from Kids Chaos and myself talking Paper Pom Poms – Ali will show you how to MAKE Paper Pom poms (surprisingly easy!!), but we also talk about all the different ways you can use paper […]

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Chestnut Crafts – Animals (Mit Kastanien Basteln!)

Chestnut Crafts – Animals (Mit Kastanien Basteln!)

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am quite aware that not everyone gets to collect these wonderful nature finds that are “conkers” in Autumn. What a pity – I have strong childhood memories of crafting with conkers and acorns and other autumn nature finds and is something that I am passionate about spreading the joy for. Large parts of Europe […]

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Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

I told you we totally and utterly love Salt Dough (and pom pom making) at the moment, both appear to be high on our crafty agenda. During the Summer we made some Salt Dough Shell Pendants (so pretty) and finished Pip Squeak’s pretend salt dough bakery. Today we looking at creating salt dough letters and […]

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25 Pom Pom Crafts to make you Pom Pom CRAZY!

25 Pom Pom Crafts to make you Pom Pom CRAZY!

| September 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

I really do hope that I am not boring you to death with our pom pom mania here on Red Ted Art, these last few weeks we have seen apple pom pom key rings, adorable little hedgehog pom poms, have been reinacting Little Miss Muffet with a spider pom pom and have gone all halloween […]

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Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats

Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats

| September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Our pom pom obsession continues. Last week we shared some cute little Hedgehog Pom Poms (just SOOOO lovely for Autumn Play) and now we have some pom pom bats.. They are rather cute, if I say so myself.  And we have more pom poms to come. As I mentioned before, since I bought the biggest stash […]

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Spider Craft: Pom Pom Spider

Spider Craft: Pom Pom Spider

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

So the great pom pom love continues. Earlier in the week, we made some hedgehog pom poms, today we share with you this adorable little Pom Pom Spider. I love it on so many levels – one it is a pom pom (already a winner), two it makes for a super cute Halloween craft (no […]

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Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

| September 17, 2014 | 3 Comments

We do love Hama Beads in our house (also known as Perler Beads) and though we love making the “traditional” patterns and shapes (we love making gift coasters or gift key rings – both of which make great gifts to uncles, aunties or teachers), we also love looking for Hama Bead/ Perler Bead crafts that are […]

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Personalised Gifts from Stuck On You & #Giveaway

Personalised Gifts from Stuck On You & #Giveaway

| September 16, 2014 | 145 Comments

Ooooh… well, there are LOTS of companies out there, that “do school labels”.. but I tell, I bet there aren’t many that make you squeal in delight, when their “school labels” do indeed turn up.. and also, there are few companies out there, that offer quite such a wide range of colourful and cute designs […]

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Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

| September 15, 2014 | 6 Comments

Well.. I do apologise in advance, you may be seeing a number of pom pom crafts coming from Red Ted Art HQ… after I bought the biggest stash of wool EVER, the kids and I can’t get enough of creating and inventing new pom poms! How sick we were of the bright red and green […]

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25 Bat Crafts for Kids

25 Bat Crafts for Kids

| September 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

Oooh we do adore BATS!! I know some like to refer to them as rats with wings, but I think that that is rather unkind. I think bats are rather adorable. I don’t know what it is about them, but there you go… I am a bat lover! And as a bat lover, I am […]

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Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yes, you can tell that we have been busy with salt dough recently, right?! It is easy to make up a big batch of either plain or coloured salt dough and then store it for a couple of weeks and use it up a bit at a time. Today, we used the traditional plain salt […]

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Boxtroll Craft – Make Your Own TP Roll Boxtroll!

Boxtroll Craft – Make Your Own TP Roll Boxtroll!

| September 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Some of you may have already seen the latest Boxtroll movie.. I confess, that we haven’t yet, but a few of their characters have made their way into our house and Red Ted can’t wait to go and see it… so whilst we await our turn to go, we decided to get crafty and make […]

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20 Apple Craft Ideas

20 Apple Craft Ideas

| September 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo… you may have noticed that we have gone a little APPLE MAD here recently.. well it IS apple season.. and apple crafts are such a lovely way to celebrate Autumn…. I love the lovely apple reds and apple greens, the round simple shapes, that lend themselves perfectly for creating apple crafts for kids!  Without […]

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