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50 Star Crafts Ideas

| December 1, 2014 | 5 Comments
50 Star Crafts Ideas

‘Tis that time again, when the #GetYourCraftOn Challenge comes to Red Ted Art! This month, we are looking at STARS. All sorts of star crafts – be it Stars for Christmas or Stars for Mid Summer. Are you a space craft fan and want to explore the universe through stars? Well… now is your chance, […]

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Cork Angel Craft

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cork Angel Craft

Hello hello! Welcome back to more cork crafts fun!!! Today, I share with you a little Cork Angel, that I made for the lovely people over at the Party Delights Blog! How I DO love a cork craft or too!!!! We have lots more Cork Crafts for you to browse! Cork Angel Craft – Check […]

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Rag Rug Wreath – Recycled Christmas

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rag Rug Wreath – Recycled Christmas

A few weeks ago the lovely Elspeth from Ragged Life contacted me and invited me along to one of her Rag Rug making workshops. I remembered making similar Rag Rugs when I was little and at school and immediately wanted to revive my rag rug know how. So course accepted to come along. After some […]

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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

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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Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

| November 23, 2014 | 5 Comments
Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

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

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

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

| November 21, 2014 | 5 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 | 1 Comment
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 | 3 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 | 5 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 | 3 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 | 9 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 | 3 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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