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Pine Cone Crafts – Bird Feeders

Pine Cone Crafts – Bird Feeders

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are having “more fun with the birdies” this week, with yet MORE Bird Feeders the kids can make. They got really excited about the Cheerio Bird Feeders we made a few days ago and wanted to make MORE. Ever looking for new ideas and things to  try out, we thought we would give these […]

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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

So.. you know me, I LOVE thrifty, economical, recycled crafts – I like crafts that you can more or less do easily at home – using cereal boxes or TP Rolls… or crafts that use things you have collected on a walk to the park… but every so often, I can’t resist a “non thrifty […]

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15 Bird Feeder Crafts

15 Bird Feeder Crafts

| November 24, 2014 | 5 Comments

Welcome back to another Crafty Video with Ali from Kids Chaos and myself! This week, is more of an “ideas chat” (with simple instructions discussed!) as we discuss Bird Feeders! And looking after birds this Winter. The majority of the Bird Feeders discussed are quite simple and need little explanation. There are few things to […]

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Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

As Winter is drawing nearer, the leaves fall from the tree and the colder weather draws in, we turn some of our attention to the wildlife around us – in particularly our feather friends. Making bird feeders in Winter (or any time of year actually), is a fun and simple activity to do with Kids. […]

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Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 1 Comment

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 | 4 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 | 2 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 | 9 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 | 3 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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