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Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

I love getting together and getting crafty with my GROWN UP friends too. A few weeks ago (yes, it has taken me THIS LONG to finally get it sorted and “up on Red Ted Art), we go together for a simple Felt Ornament making session. We had made these Felt Stars many moons ago and […]

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Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sooo, yesterday, I was supposed to be working.. you know, do the boring stuff, like a bit of admin, sorting my finances, tidying… and then I got distracted.. by some Champagne corks sitting next to my desk. And as I was thinking about, doing the paperwork, I saw a little red pom pom and oh […]

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Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, I got together with some friends to make some little Felt Ornaments – we decided on these cute little Birds (easily converted into Robins, I think?!) that I had seen in a DoCrafts Magazine. It was a great opportunity to chat, have a glass of wine and get some of our […]

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30 Snowman Crafts

30 Snowman Crafts

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oooooh today we have some special crafts.. I mean, who doesn’t LOVE SNOWMEN!? I love love love Snowmen and Snowmen Crafts. There is something that just has childhood and childhood memories written all over a Snowman Craft. And eventhough we don’t get that much snow here in the UK, when do get it (even the […]

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4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

| November 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

Sooo, it is time again for me to guest post over on the lovely Party Delights Blog! Today, I am sharing this super simple “4 in 1″ DIY Advent calendar idea. It is super easy to prep and once you have it “set up”, you can use it again and again year on year – […]

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Elsa Barbie Doll Cake

Elsa Barbie Doll Cake

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Now a barbie doll cake is nothing new.. the lovely Ali from Kids Chaos tells me her mother use to make it for her when she was a child… awww.  It is however new for me.. especially since cake decorating isn’t my strong point (I usually cheat and “plonk a toy on top” – our […]

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Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tra-la-la-la-la… oh how I love Christmas! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favourite crafty activities at this time of year (as you may well know already!!!) is making Christmas Tree ornaments. I don’t know WHY I love homemade Christmas decorations so much, but I do. Maybe because they tend to be small and […]

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Perler Bead Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Perler Bead Cookie Cutter Ornaments

| November 12, 2014 | 7 Comments

Due to popular demand.. this is a translation of the wonderful Wooz.dk instructions. We have had a go and they are great. It is VERY important that you follow the instructions, else your Perler Beads/ Hama Beads will stick to your cookie cutter and ruin it! For your Perler Bead Ornaments, you will need: Cookie […]

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Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

| November 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have been DYING to share this little matchbox craft since the SUMMER holidays with you. Red Ted and I made them one afternoon whilst his sister was out visiting friend. Firstly, I love ANYTHING involving matchboxes (I think I may have some happy “dinky” childhood memories of crafting with them – check out our […]

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Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

| November 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo we were making “snowmen” ornaments the other day (check out our Rainbow Snowmen Ornaments here)… and had JUST finished them all off… when I suddenly thought.. hey… I want to build a snooooowoman…..! In which case we NEED and Olaf Snowman Ornament too.. and hey presto, 10 minutes (or so) later, I had whipped […]

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25 Cookie Cutter Craft Ideas

25 Cookie Cutter Craft Ideas

| November 10, 2014 | 8 Comments

Aaaah , it is that time of the week again for us to get together for our Crafty Chat Video – yes, Kids Chaos and I get together to exchange crafty ideas on a certain topic, as well as demo-ing one or two for you. This week we discuss COOKIE CUTTERS and all the wonderful […]

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Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

My kids are NUTS about Hama Beads (also known as Melty Beads or Perler Beads) and they can sit there for hours “beading away”. Yes, good for me, as I get some peace and quiet for more blog writing (hehehe). The downside of course is that we have LOTS of Hama Bead creations everywhere. So.. […]

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Remembrance Sunday – DIY Felt Poppy

Remembrance Sunday – DIY Felt Poppy

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We took the kids to see the Remembrance Sunday “Poppy Field” at the Tower of London a few weeks back – actually it is called the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red – 888,246 Ceramic Poppies to represent the fallen in World War I. I have to say it was an “impressive” and extremely humbling […]

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Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well… I don’t know about you, but I frequently get “caught out” with no Gift Wrapping Paper left over. So much so, that last year, I pulled together 12 DIY Gift Wrap ideas for you to browse and be inspired by (as well as getting the kids involved and helping!). A few weeks back, I […]

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