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Pom Pom Dolly Peg Fairies

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
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 | 6 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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12 TP Roll Crafts for Christmas

| October 8, 2014 | 3 Comments
12 TP Roll Crafts for Christmas

Ooooh I am soooooo excited about this post!  Here you have two of my very favourite things!!!! TOILET ROLLS and CHRISTMAS!!! Whoop whoop. I love TP Rolls, as they are FREE, everyone has them and they are incredibly and surprisingly versatile… TP Rolls ROCK…. and then we have Christmas. Oh how I love Christmas and […]

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Simple TP Roll Snowflakes

| October 6, 2014 | 4 Comments
Simple TP Roll Snowflakes

We have been “eyeing up” these little TP Roll Snowflakes for quite some time.. well do we do love a good ol’ TP Roll craft, don’t?! So it was about time we had a go at these oh so simple TP Roll Snowflakes. You can make them quite big and ornate, if you like, or […]

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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 3 Comments
25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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Pine Cone Owls

| June 30, 2014
Pine Cone Owls

We do have a soft spot for Owl crafts here on Red Ted Art and I particularly love combing “nature crafts” with this adorable animal.. A pine cone is a brilliant nature craft material all year round – our local park seems to always have some. It looks wonderful, is tactile and can be turned into […]

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17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

| June 4, 2014 | 8 Comments
17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and fathers are notoriously difficult to buy, let alone make for.. let alone make with the KIDS FOR! I do believe that a lovely homemade card and breakfast in bed is often quite enough for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day.. but a small gift never goes amiss either, right? Or […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

| May 9, 2014
Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

Our mini Guest Post series continues…. celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards time –  “BiBs” , I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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Valentine’s Treats: Stained Glass Cookies

| January 14, 2014 | 8 Comments
Valentine’s Treats: Stained Glass Cookies

  We have Actually Mummy sharing a 31 Days of Love post with you today.. she is an “avid non crafter” and it my mission to convert her (or at the very least her daughter, mwahahahaha). Today she shares some yummy “Stained Glass Cookies”, kids LOVE making these, and we are so having ago! In case you […]

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Merry Christmas from Red Ted HQ (or Santa’s Grotto)

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Merry Christmas from Red Ted HQ (or Santa’s Grotto)

  Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! It has been an exciting year, with the Red Ted Art, the Book being published, the blog seeing a big growth and the launch of a proper newsletter. The love and support I have received when the book was launched was humbling […]

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Toilet Roll Nativity – The Camel

| December 23, 2013 | 6 Comments
Toilet Roll Nativity – The Camel

Some of you may have seen our TP Roll Three Kings from a while back. Red Ted LOVES them and brings them out all the time for playing. Once we set up our “real nativity”, Red Ted shouted “we need a TP Roll Camel, pleeeeaaase can we make a camel?” How could I refuse such […]

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Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

| December 18, 2013 | 26 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

Well, we are rapidly approaching those “last few days” to Christmas and are finishing off most of our Christmas Crafts for Kids, as well as Kids Christmas Cards. Both children said they wanted to make a gift for their friends.. so FINALLY (it only took me about 3 years to do so), we made recycled […]

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