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Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

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

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

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

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
30 Snowman Crafts

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

| November 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

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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Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

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

| November 12, 2014 | 7 Comments
Perler Bead Cookie Cutter Ornaments

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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Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

| November 10, 2014 | 2 Comments
Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

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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Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

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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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Earlier in the year, we tried our hands over at Life at The Zoo at Stained Glass Cookies – made Heart shaped ones, which of course would be perfect for Christmas too… but today we made some Star Cookie Ornaments. Clearly, the kids ADORED these cookies (well, as sweetie and a cookie one? Who wouldn’t?!) […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

We have a long standing “love affair” with salt dough, it is something that we come back to over and over again. Many of our salt dough crafts we don’t even “bother” sharing with you here, as they are variations on the same theme or the children simply modeling, exploring and having fun with salt […]

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Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

| October 23, 2014 | 19 Comments
Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

Let me begin by saying.. yes…. I am SHOWING OFF! This post is all about me showing off to you. Because I am really rather, very and totally pleased with myself. There. I hope you don’t mind my smugness, but sometimes, I think you just have to be, right?!?! A few months ago, we received […]

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Pom Pom Dolly Peg Fairies

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pom Pom Dolly Peg Fairies

Many regular readers of my bog will know that we love both Pom Poms and Clothe pins dolls.. so it really it was only a matter of time before i had a go at combing the two. Pom Pom Fairies seem to be everywhere at the moment. I was particularly inspired by this rainbow Pom […]

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Snowflake Craft Ideas

| October 20, 2014 | 4 Comments
Snowflake Craft Ideas

Snowflake. Snowflake. Little Snowflake. Little Snowflake. Falling-from-the-sky…… Snowflake. Snowflake.. aaaah. How my kids are desperate for it to snow this coming Winter. Last year, we didn’t see a single snowflake. So, we decided that we had to create our own little snowflake scene indoors. Maybe this year, the weather will allow the kids to have […]

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TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

Soooo, yes, we do have little spurts of activity and craftiness.. and often one theme sparks another.. you may have noticed a few TP Roll Crafts popping up on Red Ted Art these last few days.. well, if you know us, you know how much we LOVE craft with Loo Rolls! So much so, we […]

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