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Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pom Pom Making Techniques & DIY Pom Pom Scarf

So! We are back.. back with yet MORE Pom Poms (this time, I show you how to make a no sew Pom Pom Scarf), as well as another “crafty chat” and craft video with Ali from Kids Chaos. In this week’s crafty chat video, we discuss the WONDERFUL WORLD OF POM POMS. Yes. We have […]

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Craft Video – How to Make Paper Pom Poms

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Craft Video – How to Make Paper Pom Poms

Hooray, we have finally had time to make another crafty video for you! This time we have the lovely Ali from Kids Chaos and myself talking Paper Pom Poms – Ali will show you how to MAKE Paper Pom poms (surprisingly easy!!), but we also talk about all the different ways you can use paper […]

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Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

We do love Hama Beads in our house (also known as Perler Beads) and though we love making the “traditional” patterns and shapes (we love making gift coasters or gift key rings – both of which make great gifts to uncles, aunties or teachers), we also love looking for Hama Bead/ Perler Bead crafts that are […]

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Rainbow Looms: Double Fishtail using your Fingers

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rainbow Looms: Double Fishtail using your Fingers

So..  after we shared out Inverted Fishtail video you last week, we finally got around to continue the rainbow loom craze in our house, with this slightly simpler loom band patter – the double fishtail – using your fingers. Finger looming is super popular in our house, as my kids are only 6 and 4yrs […]

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Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

| July 30, 2014 | 6 Comments
Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

Sometimes I am as bad as the kids and I drive The Englishman MAD with our nature finds collecting… I can resist picking up a smooth beautiful stone or some gorgeous sunbleashed driftwood. I encourage the kids to do the same and then we drag it all home with us. We have piles of driftwood, pinecones […]

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Rainbow Looms: Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers

| July 27, 2014 | 6 Comments
Rainbow Looms: Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers

Yes… it has finally happened… the rainbow loom craze has hit the Red Ted Art household. And todaye we have the Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers pattern to share with you. It took us a little longer to get there, as my kids are 4yrs and 6yrs old and though the 6yrs old can JUST […]

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How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

| July 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

Twinkle Twinkle Litte Star… and now it is time to make some of these adorable little Origami Lucky Stars. I am a bit rubbish at  Origami “in general”, as I am too impatient and not neat enough. But there are some great simple little Origami crafts that are great even for the likes of me! […]

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How to Make Fork Pom Poms

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
How to Make Fork Pom Poms

It has been a while now since we made these super cute and simple little Fork Pom Poms. We LOVE pom poms in our house and I love trying out different ways to make them and seeing which way is easiest for the kids. I confess for KIDS a pom pom maker really is great, though a rectangular piece […]

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

We love making our own things – whether it is our own “playthings” or gifts for family or an arty recipe, making you own is a fun experience and makes you enjoy the final product more. And so we decided it was time to have a go at making Sidewalk Chalk. Making Sidealk Chalk is […]

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Paper Cup Party Popper Craft

| May 26, 2014
Paper Cup Party Popper Craft

We love quick and easy crafts – crafts that you can do in 5 minutes, but that give the kids hours of fun. When my father bought us a take away coffee and then said “want to keep the cups”, I said “no”.. and then “actually, yes” (darn, why did you ask… more things for […]

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T-Shirt Revamp (How To)

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
T-Shirt Revamp (How  To)

I have named this post a T-shirt revamp “how to” and now going through my “how to photos”, I realise there is that much “how to” to talk about.. as the process really is quite easy. I LOVE what we did with my son’s old white and rather dirty Polo Shirts. You see, Red Ted, […]

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Vintage Bunting – Upcycling old Maps

| May 10, 2014
Vintage Bunting – Upcycling old Maps

Welcoming my next Guest Post, as our celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards the  “BiBs”  continues, I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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Sea Glass Crafts

| May 8, 2014
Sea Glass Crafts

I was actually busy doing something else, when I stumbled across some sea glass photos and sea glass CRAFTS on Pinterest. Before I knew it, I was browsing away, looking at this oh so pretty beach side find. Oh how I love SEA GLASS!! So beautiful. Such a fab find. Needless to say, it isn’t […]

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Juice Carton Crafts – Simple Snack Box

| May 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
Juice Carton Crafts – Simple Snack Box

We do love a challenge! And we challenged ourselves to come up with a variety of Juice Carton crafts! The great thing about juice cartons (or milk cartons for that matter0 are it’s distinct properties: they are waterproof and they usally have a certain elongated shape (and often the little trianglur house shape “on top”). […]

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