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Monsters Inc Pinata

| June 5, 2013 | 9 Comments
Monsters Inc Pinata

Well.. as you may have seen, we recently did some Post It Note Pinatas and now we have a Monsters Inc Pinata. They owl and first monster pinata were SOOO simple and SOOO fun, I couldn’t resist making another one – this time a Monsters Inc Pinata! The green monster from last time really reminded […]

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Bubble Recipe – Simple & Fun!

| May 20, 2013 | 25 Comments
Bubble Recipe – Simple & Fun!

Well, we are slowly gearing up to Summer.. and thought it was about time we had a go at making and testing some Bubble Recipes. The kids love love love blowing bubbles. And invariably some of the bubble mixture always lands on the floor to much tears and commotion. I thought it was about time […]

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Easy Pinata – Paper bags and Post-Its

| May 8, 2013 | 13 Comments
Easy Pinata – Paper bags and Post-Its

I made the EASIEST PINATA ever at the weekend. I am sharing an Owl Pinata, a Monster Pinata and a Lion Pinata. All you really need are some Post-its from 3M and a brown paper bag. The Post-it Brand from 3M challenged me to decorate a ready made pinata (see our lion below) and I that gave me […]

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Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

| May 8, 2013 | 12 Comments
Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

So.. I was challenged to come up with some Puzzle Pieces Craft ideas.. we all have puzzles with the odd pieces missing. Rather than throw away that puzzle, think of all the puzzle crafts you could make! A tricky one at first, but the more you get into it, the more ideas come to you! […]

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Ice Cream Cupcakes

| May 4, 2013 | 9 Comments
Ice Cream Cupcakes

A sneaky post – we made some Ice Cream Cupcakes “just because” (well, because I happen to buy some flat Ice Cream cones and they were perfect). These would be brilliant at a Summer Tea Party, at ANY child’s party and just perfect for April Fool’s Day too (shame we missed it this year!) – […]

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5 Thrifty Gardening Ideas

| April 13, 2013 | 15 Comments
5 Thrifty Gardening Ideas

This morning I “made” a super simple, super quick DIY Propagator and I just HAD to share it with you. And then I thought, hang on a minute… all our seedling growing and gardening is thrifty and upcycled – we have newspaper seedling pots and loo roll seedling pots and juice carton pots. So, I brought them […]

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Cereal Box Picture Frames

| April 4, 2013 | 19 Comments
Cereal Box Picture Frames

How do you manage your kids’ art? Well, we try our best, but I know I don’t manage it as well as I could. We save a lot and Granny gets a lot and we recycle a lot (into other things). And then I got together with crafty bloggers to discuss what to “make from […]

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Tinkerbell Clothes Pin Doll

| April 3, 2013 | 35 Comments
Tinkerbell Clothes Pin Doll

A few months ago we saw Tinkerbell – The Secret of The Wings and thoroughly enjoyed. It was a sweet and magical movie – what isn’t there to love about fairies – especially Tinkerbell?! So I knew, I would have to do a Tinkerbell craft at some point soon. And finally I made a Tinkerbell peg […]

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How To… Make a Dimensional Magic Scroll Frame

| March 8, 2013 | 2 Comments
How To… Make a Dimensional Magic Scroll Frame

Well hallo there! I’m Amy, from Mod Podge Rocks. If you’ve never heard of Mod Podge, it’s the world’s best decoupage medium (in my humble opinion). I love the stuff, so I started a blog about it. It’s one of the easiest craft products you’ll ever use, so come visit me any time to learn […]

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Kids Craft: Decoupage Easter Egg Craft

| February 27, 2013 | 27 Comments
Kids Craft: Decoupage Easter Egg Craft

  A couple of weeks ago, we went to a crafty morning arranged by Hobbycraft showcasing their latest products and Easter crafts. It is from the back of this, that I had the idea of making this decoupage Easter egg craft with Pip Squeak (3yrs). Yes, she is still quite little, but she got to […]

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10 Egg Decorating Ideas

| February 25, 2013 | 9 Comments
10 Egg Decorating Ideas

Easter crafts are such a lovely craft to make – they are full of Spring colours and really help brighten the home after the long Winter days. We particularly love decorating Easter Eggs and love to share our Egg Decorating Ideas with you. For me this forms part of every Easter celebration and I hope […]

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Egg Decorating Ideas – Napkin Decoupage Eggs

| February 25, 2013 | 10 Comments
Egg Decorating Ideas – Napkin Decoupage Eggs

Decoupage is the “lastest” thing here at Red Ted Art – we are trying out all sorts of different things to decoupage, including this Easter Egg Decorating idea: Napkin decoupage. We have used thing flower catalogues to decoupage and it work fine (nice and colourful). The great thing about napkins, is that they are super […]

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Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

| February 19, 2013 | 8 Comments
Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

Even though my own kids craft book is about to launch, I can’t resist taking a peak at other people’s craft books. I just love love love browsing craft books and finding new ideas and inspirations to try out. Today, I have a wonderful book called Creative Creatures by Donna Wilson. Rather excitingly, I am […]

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Quick Valentine’s Day Card

| February 11, 2013 | 5 Comments
Quick Valentine’s Day Card

Need a last minute and super quick Valentine’s Day Card? Well… here is a super simple idea for you – it takes less than 2 minutes to make and looks great (well, I think so!!). Materials: card stock, coloured paper  or card or craft foam, **LOVE HEARTS**, PVA glue 1) Simple fold your card into […]

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