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Salt Dough Votive – Quick and Easy!

| November 23, 2015 | 5 Comments
Salt Dough Votive – Quick and Easy!

I have been “sitting” on this craft since last year can you believe – we made these super easy and simple Salt Dough Votives last year! They are great for Diwali or for Christmas… or simply because you want to brighten up the deep dark gloomy winter months. And finally, I get the chance to […]

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Reindeer Bookmarks – Cute & Easy Origami for Kids

| November 16, 2015 | 2 Comments
Reindeer Bookmarks – Cute & Easy Origami for Kids

Yes I know I know, here we are again – ANOTHER corner bookmark… but what can I say?! We LOVE THEM. And they are SO EASY. And they are so SWEET. And they are ADDICTIVE.. and a great way for kids to get into Origami, as well as make small gifts for friends and family. […]

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Colourful Purse Charms (Zipper Pulls)

| October 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Colourful Purse Charms (Zipper Pulls)

So, I finally get to share these colourful and oh so simple Purse Charms!! What are purse charms? Well.. they are lovely little charms or “things” to hang on your every day purse. Make a whole set and change them each day. Today’s purse charms are made with colourful wool and lovely wooden beads, however, […]

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Sewing for Beginners – Easy Fabric Flowers

| September 29, 2015 | 1 Comment
Sewing for Beginners – Easy Fabric Flowers

If you are not that confident sewing, or don’t have that much time, but want a cute and easy sewing project… or if you are beginner sewer or sewing with kids and need something and cute, check out these super duper easy Fabric Flowers… they are indeed easy, can be worn as hair pieces or […]

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Fox Corner Bookmarks

| September 28, 2015 | 6 Comments
Fox Corner Bookmarks

Do you or your kids LOVE to read?  Do you always have a book or several on the go? Or maybe you love to read, but simply don’t have the time.. and when you finally get back to your book, you have lost your place or your book mark has fallen out. Well today, we […]

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Sewing for Kids: Button Star Ornaments

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sewing for Kids: Button Star Ornaments

Have you got a little one in the house, who is dying to give “grown up crafts” a go? Or are you dying to teach your young ones skills such as knitting and sewing? When ARE kids ready to have a go at these? To be honest, I do think there is no “specific age”, but […]

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Shell Crafts – Crab Fridge Magnets

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment
Shell Crafts – Crab Fridge Magnets

Today’s Shell Craft – these darling little Crab Fridge Magnets, are an excerpt from my book Red Ted Art, Cute & Easy Crafts for Kids (US, UK). We love shell crafts – especially as we usually associate a lovely Family Day out with it. Crafting memories with our beach find! These shells make perfect little Crab Fridge […]

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TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

Our love affair with TP Rolls continues. Tp rolls are simply the best craft materials – especially when working with kids, but I think that these cute little kittens are adorable enough for anyone.. and the best think about these TP Roll Cats, is that they double up as GIFT BOXES too! Yes, how CUTE […]

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Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

It is that time of year….. the weather is hotting up and we are thinking about Summer themed crafts. There are so many things that say SUMMER to us – from boats, to shells, to flying kites and sunflowers…. and one such thing is our prickly friend the cactus. I personally have a “bit of […]

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Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

| June 23, 2015 | 5 Comments
Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

Sooo I did warn you that we would be having fun with Paracords this Summer!! Here is another little paracord craft – actually it is a macrame craft – but it works perfectly for left over bits and pieces of paracord – little Dollies! We love turning these paracord dolls into Keychains and Zipper Pulls […]

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Paper Chromatography Flowers

| June 22, 2015 | 5 Comments
Paper Chromatography Flowers

Today, I welcome the lovely people behind Whizz Pop Bang – a new and cool Kids’ Science Magazine. They share with us this great Science come Art activity — Chromatography Flowers. Whizz Pop Bang is has a kick starter fund raising campaign (only 11 days left), so if you want to be part of something exciting and […]

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Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

Today we have a super cute guest post (or guest vlog, depending on how you see it) from Jenny Chan over at Origami Tree. Jenny is a passionate paper and Origami crafter and has a wonderful youtube channel with lots of classic and brand new Origami Patterns. Today, she is sharing with us these super […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

| June 5, 2015 | 6 Comments
Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

With Father’s Day coming up, we thought these fun monster bookmarks would go down well.. the best thing is – you can make any design you want.. it doesn’t have to be a Monster Corner Bookmark, but you could make an Alien, an Owl a penguin and bear… and lots lots more.. the the imagination […]

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