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Masquerade Mask DIY

| December 2, 2013 | 6 Comments
Masquerade Mask DIY

Are you going to a masquerade ball or a masquerade party this year? Or is your tween/ teen having a masquerade do? Check out this masquerade mask diy… can you believe it, I made this mask, probably about 14-15 years ago (goodness, I feel old) and it is is still going strong. I made the […]

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Papier Mache Christmas Baubles

| November 29, 2012 | 13 Comments
Papier Mache Christmas Baubles

Well.. I gave you a sneaky preview of these Christmas Baubles over on Life At The Zoo a week or so back. You gave it the thumbs up! So here is a quick how to for one our quirkier Christmas Ornament Ideas! They are made from papier mache, hence the wibbly wobbly shape. I love […]

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How To… Make a Doll’s House (Paper Mache) Sofa

| October 26, 2012 | 9 Comments
How To… Make a Doll’s House (Paper Mache) Sofa

As some you may know, I have an on going DIY Doll’s House project here on Red Ted Art. I first made the basic doll’s house out a basic cardboard box for Pip Squeak on her 2nd Birthday! Since then I have been adding  lots of dollshouse craft ideas as and when. See below for […]

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How To… Tissue Paper Halloween Lanterns

| October 5, 2012 | 9 Comments
How To… Tissue Paper Halloween Lanterns

I think you will all believe me to be Paper Mache crazy at the moment! Yes, we have had a number of paper mache posts recently, but THIS craft, we actually made LAST year. We made it for St Martin’s Day and Halloween – a nice way for us to bring our Austrian and British […]

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Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

| September 19, 2012 | 29 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

I decided to quickly take advantage of the remaining days of holiday to make some Paper Mache Piggy Banks with the kids! They have recently really gotten into their ceramic piggy banks (don’t ask) and are forever playing with them. I thought a paper mache version maybe safer and less likely to break. With paper […]

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How to… Make a Pirate Boat

| April 27, 2012 | 57 Comments
How to… Make a Pirate Boat

Welcome back to this week’s How To – where I made a Cardboard Pirate Ship for the children! Red Ted was given a fabulous pirate ship with fabulous pirates for his . He wouldn’t let Pip Squeak play. So I bought her some pirates (thinking the pirates were the problem). He then said “Mummy, can […]

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Kids Crafts: Solar System

| April 25, 2012 | 46 Comments
Kids Crafts: Solar System

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Crafts – our very own paper mache Solar System – ok, so it is “only” the sun, the earth and the moon, but it is a start and something to add to over time. We actually made it , mainly because the lovely people from Cubbykit sent it to […]

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How To… make a Newspaper Mâché Bead Necklace

| September 17, 2010 | 18 Comments
How To… make a Newspaper Mâché Bead Necklace

A while back I saw some newspaper mâché beads over at We Are That Family. That got me intrigued and excited! I love beautiful things made out of seemingly worthless materials. A google hit came up with very few tutorials on how to make newspaper mâché beads and then ones I found one, I didn’t […]

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How to.. make a Paper Mâché Piñata Fish!

| June 18, 2010 | 42 Comments
How to.. make a Paper Mâché Piñata Fish!

If you are planning a birthday party this summer or any party with games and want a little wow factor make the kids your very own paper mâché piñata! They are colourful and for the older children fun – an opportunity to let off a little steam. They are easier to make than you think. […]

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