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How to make a Knight’s Shield

| January 1, 2014 | 8 Comments
How to make a Knight’s Shield

So… with Christmas over.. and our house sprinkled with new toys and empty boxes it is definitely time to think frugal crafts – how can we upcycle our cardboard boxes? What can we make from all the big cardboard boxes in our house? One thing I have wanted to make for ages for Red Ted […]

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Masquerade Mask DIY

| December 2, 2013 | 6 Comments
Masquerade Mask DIY

Are you going to a masquerade ball or a masquerade party this year? Or is your tween/ teen having a masquerade do? Check out this masquerade mask diy… can you believe it, I made this mask, probably about 14-15 years ago (goodness, I feel old) and it is is still going strong. I made the […]

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10+1 No Sew Costume Craft Ideas

| September 4, 2013 | 4 Comments
10+1 No Sew Costume Craft Ideas

We do love getting dressed up and I do love making the kids’ some fancy dress costumes myself. Halloween Fancy Dress is a great time to get creative with the kids. Don’t invest in expensive costumes, that they quickly grow out of, but make some of these easy No Sew Costume Ideas many of which […]

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Paper Mask Craft

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Paper Mask Craft

The final of our recent “fancy dress” ideas that you can make with kids. Lots of no sew costumes, that should sort you out for any upcoming Fancy Dress party of Halloween. With these simple masks, you can be ANYTHING you like, and let your imagination go wild with these simple paper masks, all made […]

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Halloween Costumes Kids Can Make: Mummies

| September 2, 2013 | 4 Comments
Halloween Costumes Kids Can Make: Mummies

I am running a short series of Halloween Costumes that kids can make. There is nothing like BEING prepared.. but if you are NOT prepared, then these costumes should STILL come in handy, as they are quick and easy, as well as very inexpensive to make. I was tasked by the UK newspaper The Times […]

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Halloween Costumes Kids Can Make: Frankenstein

| September 1, 2013 | 2 Comments
Halloween Costumes Kids Can Make: Frankenstein

Continuing on our Halloween Costumes crafty season, we have a Frankenstein Costume to share. If you really want to hide this Halloween and for no-one to recognise you, make a Frankenstein mask out of a paper bag.  Paper bags come in all shapes and sizes, try and find one that fits you perfectly or cut […]

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Fairy Wing Craft

| August 30, 2013 | 7 Comments
Fairy Wing Craft

Recently Netmums challenged us to get crafty with Cereal Box crafts. I love cereal box crafts ANYWAY, as it is such a free and versatile material and the timing was good, was I was thinking about a fairy wing craft for Pip Squeak anyway. Bring the two together and you have these lovely Cereal Box […]

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Halloween Bride: Costumes Kids Can Make

| August 29, 2013 | 2 Comments
Halloween Bride: Costumes Kids Can Make

Last year, I created a set of Halloween Costume ideas for the children’s supplement of The Times – the costume ideas are aimed at 8- 12 yrs old to make themselves (or younger kids to make with an adult) and that don’t cost the earth to make. I thought now would be a good time to […]

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Despicable Me Minions Fancy Dress

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Despicable Me Minions Fancy Dress

Finally, in our week celebrating the Despicable Me Minions – Red Ted gets dressed up as one!! Yes, we made a simple Despicable  Me Minion costume that even Red Ted was happy with. He is not the “keenest of dresser uppers”, so we always have to come up with something that is fun,but let’s him […]

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Kids Crafts: Superhero Masks (+ Template)

| February 13, 2013 | 47 Comments
Kids Crafts: Superhero Masks (+ Template)

  Welcome back to this weeks Kids Crafts – things for kids to make. Today, we are sharing our DIY Superhero Masks! Some of you may know that Red Ted recently turned 5 (Happy Birthday dear Boy!) and that he had a SUPERHERO birthday party! I really wanted to do a birthday party craft activity […]

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes: Skeletons!

| October 7, 2012
Last Minute Halloween Costumes: Skeletons!

Ok boys and girls, these are super duper EASY and great last minute Halloween Costumes: Skeletons!!! And if you count your self in the “not very crafty” category, then these are ideal for you. I first “made” these costumes back when I was a student and it was a great hit! I borrowed my adorable neighbour’s boys […]

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How To… Make a Easy Halloween Costumes Ideas: PIRATE

| September 27, 2012 | 12 Comments
How To… Make a Easy Halloween Costumes Ideas: PIRATE

Well.. yes! I am back, with ANOTHER easy Halloween costumes idea – this time a cute Pirate Tutu… did you see our Witch Costume? Well.. same principle. And we are joining in the Halloween Blog Hop! Come link up Halloween crafts below!   Tulle pattern: Red, Red, White, Red, Red, Black, Red, Red, White…. Check out our […]

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How To… Make Easy Halloween Costumes – WITCH

| September 23, 2012 | 23 Comments
How To… Make Easy Halloween Costumes – WITCH

Well, my kids are slowly getting into the whole “dress up thing” and last year they enjoyed going Trick or Treating for Halloween for thee first time. We kept it simple costume wise. This year I needed some easy Halloween costume ideas for myself. And then I remembered the wonderful easy Tutu craft Guest post […]

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How to… Make an (Upcycled) Batman Costume

| August 31, 2012 | 34 Comments
How to… Make an (Upcycled) Batman Costume

Well.. I have long wanted to make a Fancy Dress costume for my kids. And I kept thinking “yes yes, when they are older”. Then I suddenly realised, that when they are TOO much older, they will not WANT to wear a homemade fancy  dress costume, however cool I think it is. So NOW is […]

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