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Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

| April 20, 2012 | 32 Comments
Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

As some of you know, I love love love crafting with cardboard tubes – also known as “loo rolls” here in the UK! It is one of those materials that “everyone has”, is free and is there in abundance. So I thought I would do a quick round up of Loo Roll crafts you can […]

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Exploring The Great Artists – 30+ Art Projects for Kids

| April 13, 2012 | 86 Comments
Exploring The Great Artists – 30+ Art Projects for Kids

Introducing the Great Artist to my kids is something that has been on my agenda for a long long long time. My kids are only 4yrs and 2yrs old, so of course there is still plenty of time. However, this hasn’t stopped me buying lots of wonderful art books for children (amongst our current favourites […]

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40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

| March 31, 2012 | 55 Comments
40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

Welcome to the “Gift Ideas for Him” craft round up! There are so many crafts and tutorials out there to delight children, girlfriends, mother’s and sisters and yet, it is always hard to find really good craft ideas for him – either the man in your life or your father or a brother! So I […]

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How To… Make a Tooth Fairy Box & More Kinder Surprise Craft Ideas

| March 23, 2012 | 34 Comments
How To… Make a Tooth Fairy Box & More Kinder Surprise Craft Ideas

This is a hybrid “How To” and craft round up – all about Kinder Egg Surprise cases – I made Tooth Fairy boxes for the kids… the kids made a horsey.. and I collated more ideas to inspire you this Easter (and all year round)! So, my children had some Kinder Surprise Eggs as a treat recently […]

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30+ Spring Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

| March 16, 2012 | 12 Comments
30+ Spring Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

Spring! Wonderful Spring! Isn’t it great when finally, after the long grey Winter, Spring is finally in the air. The snowdrops and crocuses make an appearance, the trees turn white and pink with blossom, their an undeniable happy freshness in the air. Coinciding with Easter, there is also a lot of lovely crafts out there to choose […]

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Mother’s Day Craft Ideas For You or Your Kids

| February 27, 2012 | 20 Comments
Mother’s Day Craft Ideas For You or Your Kids

Welcome to this special post all about Mother’s Day and provides you with handmade ideas for Mother’s Day! Thanks to Parentdish, there are three of us bloggers debating about Mother’s Day – What do you think about Mother’s Day? Is it a nice tradition or not? Should you make your Mother’s Day presents or buy […]

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40+ Easter Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

| February 18, 2012 | 27 Comments
40+ Easter Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

Welcome to Easter Craft Ideas Round Up! You know how I love a good old “Get Crafty” (check out my Easter category for more) and Easter is such a great time of year to really have a go at crafts – either for yourself or with kids. All those beautiful, cheery Spring colours and cute Easter bunnies […]

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Chinese New Year Get Crafty – A Mini Kids Craft Round Up for You!

| January 14, 2012 | 18 Comments
Chinese New Year Get Crafty – A Mini Kids Craft Round Up for You!

A quick, cheeky “extra” Round Up for you – Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids! (Yes yes, I know I say I do them monthly… but sometimes you have to just change the dates around a little, so everyone can make something!!). It is a shorter get crafty than usual, but hopefully full of inspiration. […]

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Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

| January 14, 2012 | 34 Comments
Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

Aaaah don’t we all love a bit of romance around Valentines… even if Valentine’s crafts are not your thing, do stop by and have a look at these “Love You” crafts – you can give them any time of year to make a loved one – be it your “other half”, a good friend or […]

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Planting Creative Seeds

| January 9, 2012 | 18 Comments
Planting Creative Seeds

Planting Creative Seeds – so what is it all about? As you know, one of the aims of writing this blog is to get people crafting again – people who think they are not crafty, people who don’t have the time to be crafty, people who don’t know where to start or people who just […]

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Box Get Crafty – What to make from a Box

| December 27, 2011 | 51 Comments
Box Get Crafty – What to make from a Box

As you may know by now, I am a keen recycler. I love seeing the value in something that has been deemed to be useless and only for the bin. Check out the magazine beads coming up and my shopping bags made from old shirts. However, I am always horrified at quite how much waste […]

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Santa & Angel Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas

| December 1, 2011 | 25 Comments
Santa & Angel Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas

Welcome to Santa & Angel Get Crafty – lots of wonderful crafts to celebrate Mr Clause himself, as well as those wonderfully angelic angels…. I was a little nervous, as to whether there would be enough Santa and Angel Crafts out there… but believe you me there are. And hopefully you will find a nice […]

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Christmas Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas for Christmas

| November 1, 2011 | 30 Comments
Christmas Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas for Christmas

Welcome to Christmas Get Crafty – craft ideas for all the family. From easy, low tech to wonderfully intricate. What will grab your fancy? Once again I am very excited to that it is “Get Crafty” time.. I love seeing what everyone has been up to, as well as find some inspiration for ourselves… Christmas […]

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Autumn Get Crafty 2011 – Crafts & Ideas for Autumn

| October 1, 2011 | 24 Comments
Autumn Get Crafty 2011 – Crafts & Ideas for Autumn

Hello! It is that beautiful time of the year again, which is simply too fabulous for crafts and ideas: Autumn! The beautiful Autumn colours, the leaves, the chestnuts and the acorns. As you may know, we already have on Autumn Get Crafty from last year as well as some of Red Ted Art’s own Autumn […]

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