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Voodoo Doll Pincushion How To – a Great Beginner’s Sewing Project

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Voodoo Doll Pincushion How To – a Great Beginner’s Sewing Project

I love “cute gory”.. I am not REALLY into Zombies and ugly things…. (I am NOT a Walking the Dead fan at ALL!), but I do like a cute Zombie.. or like in this case Voodoo Doll. But this Voodoo doll craft isn’t just ANY Voodoo Doll craft – it is a Voodoo Doll PIN […]

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Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

Soooo who is getting ready for Back to School? Are you? And do you like some Back to School Crafts?? Or do you simply love some Stationery Crafts regardless of the time of year?! Well today, I have some SUPER CUTE Pencil Toppers to share with you – they are some Origami Cat Pencil toppers, […]

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Papier Mache Sculptures – Shaun the Sheep

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Papier Mache Sculptures – Shaun the Sheep

Welcome back to a special Kids Get Arty edition! We haven’t had a Kids Get Arty project in a LOOOONG time.. but today, we are sharing a special project by one of the Dads and his young girls at our school – a Papier Mache Sculpture Project! Normally in kids get arty, we look at […]

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How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

Today we are sharing our very own Papier Mache Erupting Volcano, it was a relatively “quick project” that we made in a “last minute” hurry to celebrate my son’s “Hawaiian Day” at school. My son has been learning all about the Hawaiian Volcanoes – in particularly Mauna Loa and was very excited to recreate a volcanic […]

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Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

Our new found love for Paracords continue and we try out lots of different paracord crafts with the kids. Paracord crafts essential are a “cooler” version of Macrame, using parachute cords (aka paracords) instead of Macrame string. The first we crafts we have made, actually all use the same easy knot – the cobra knot […]

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Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

Welcome back to another day of PAPER CRAFTS!! We have a whole set of EASY ORIGAMI patterns for you to try out either for yourself or the kids – a great way to give origami a go and discover that it isn’t as hard as it looks! Today we have this wonderful and of course […]

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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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Free Bunny Doll Pattern

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Free Bunny Doll Pattern

Sooo…. some of you may know, that this is a BIG YEAR for me.. a BIG YEAR in which I hit a BIG NUMBER. No, I am not talking about pageviews on the blog, or growing subscriptions on my YouTube channel (but whilst I have your attention, to pop over and subscribe 😉 ) I […]

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Knitted Heart Gifts (free pattern) – Garlands, Bookmarks and Key chains

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Knitted Heart Gifts (free pattern) – Garlands, Bookmarks and Key chains

So.. a while back the lovely Liz from Me and My Shadow shared a gorgeous little Knitted Heart Parttern. I confess, that I hadn’t had a chance to make it.. and after only about 18 months, I finally had a go at knitting my own little knitted hearts! And the funny thing was – once […]

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How to Make a Magic Wallet

| May 5, 2015 | 11 Comments
How to Make a Magic Wallet

We love a bit of magic in our house. Red Ted aged 7, is just at the age, where is loving having a go at Magic Tricks himself and showing off his magicians skills to family. And then of course, magic is even MORE FUN when you can make it yourself. So this on is […]

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DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

Here is a craft I made MANY MOONS ago.. as a student, I used to work at the Student Union bar and other pubs. Here in the UK, alcohol companies, especially beer breweries, often have “bar towels” that they give to the pub as part of their marketing material… They are made from regular toweling, […]

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Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

| April 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

Today, I have the lovely Luz here today to share one of her WONDERFUL Crochet Patterns with you. Luz is a the ingenious lady behind Luz Patterns.com where she shares many of her wonderful Crochet Patterns and designs. Today she is letting Red Ted Art readers have her adorable Baby Booties Pattern for FREE! Isn’t that lovely? […]

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Cardboard Pirate Ship (Photo Booth & Play Ship)

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cardboard Pirate Ship (Photo Booth & Play Ship)

Both my kids ADORE pretend play… and when we have friends over, they are always dressing up and different characters and “things”. So when Delights asked me to create a Cardboard Box Pirate Ship Photo Booth, I knew I was on to a winner… not only is this cardboard box pirate ship a GREAT prop […]

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How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

Aaaah though my kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs… and many of our friends have “done” the baby “thing”, there is a new wave of babies around us… so lovely indeed. And as with previous friend’s babies, I LOVE to make my own baby gifts. In the past, I used to knit an adorable little […]

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