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Superhero Cupcake Toppers

| February 6, 2013 | 7 Comments
Superhero Cupcake Toppers

When you have a boy in the house, it is quite likely that you will have a superhero party at some point or another (having said that I do know one little girl who LOVES being superman too). Anyway, so superhero party it is. And with that we need some superhero party ideas and superhero […]

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Superhero Party Invites

| January 31, 2013 | 5 Comments
Superhero Party Invites

Well.. I can’t believe that it is almost a year since our Cars Party! And the same little boy is about to have another birthday! This year he has asked for a Superhero Party! So, we are slowly beginning to plan the great day itself and looking into a range of Superhero Party Ideas. As […]

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A Crafty Treasure Hunt

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Crafty Treasure Hunt

The seasons come and go bringing with them an overabundance of crafty things to do with little fingers.  Easter hails the chocolaty goodness of Easter egg making and palm cross origami, Halloween screams for spooky, ghostly crafts and Christmas is all about making the perfect angel for the top of the tree. (Or a Santa […]

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Quick DIY Wrapping Paper 2

| October 24, 2012 | 12 Comments
Quick DIY Wrapping Paper 2

Well.. I did say we had hit Birthday Party season here at Red Ted HQ. And since our last Birthday Party (5 days ago). when I needed some emergency DIY Wrapping Paper, we still haven’t had the chance to get some more wrapping paper, and the next party is TOMORROW. Yikes. Our Car Print Potato […]

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How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

| March 16, 2012 | 28 Comments
How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

This week’s tutorial is a lovely easy how to make a tutu… Though I am getting better and keener at sewing, I do love all things no sew, as not everyone likes to sew or has a sewing machine. So when Anna from The Imagination Tree shared this no sew tutu with me, I knew […]

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Weekly Photo: Post Party Playdough Play

| February 9, 2012 | 6 Comments
Weekly Photo: Post Party Playdough Play

Aaah I couldn’t resist sharing this photo with you! After our Cars Party Bonanza yesterday, we “rescued” all the cake decorations (flags and candles basically) and taking our Party Bag Playdough gift, Pip Squeak has been making cake, singing Happy Birthday to Mummy and blowing out candles: What is your favourite Playdough Play?  Linking to

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Our Homemade Cars Party!

| February 8, 2012 | 38 Comments
Our Homemade Cars Party!

Yay! Finally “The Big Day” came. And it went. You spend weeks looking forward and preparing for something and then it passes in a flash! Today was Red Ted’s long awaited homemade cars party!!! So far we have only ever had “family” parties for the children’s Birthdays and this year was the first time we […]

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Kids Crafts: Weekly Link Up Party

| February 8, 2012 | 3 Comments
Kids Crafts: Weekly Link Up Party

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty. This week we completed a Paper Bag Craft Challenge set by the gorgeous Tinkerlab… We posted it earlier this week. Want to see what we made…??? Then come and check this link out. In the meantime, a clue: In the meantime, I would LOVE to see what you got […]

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Boys’ Cars Party (cont.): Traffic Lights & Cars Cookies

| February 7, 2012 | 34 Comments
Boys’ Cars Party (cont.): Traffic Lights & Cars Cookies

Yes yes.. I know that you know already.. that we are having a CARS PARTY this week! And that that is all I have been talking about for days now. I made 2.5kg of play dough at the weekend to go in the goodie bags. I tested our Balloon Car Racing and now I made […]

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Kids Crafts: Paperbag Craft Challenge

| February 6, 2012 | 55 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paperbag Craft Challenge

You may have seen the magazine craft challenge a couple of month’s ago, now there is a fabulous Paperbag Craft challenge by Tinkerlab. I always get into a creative tizz when it comes to Tinkerlab’s challenges, as all the blogs taking part have such wonderfully creative ideas. After much pondering, we finally came up with […]

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Boys Cars Party – sneaky preview

| February 3, 2012 | 13 Comments
Boys  Cars Party – sneaky preview

Oooh, I am so excited, Red Ted’s Cars Party is starting to come together! We have made some Cars Cookie Cutter Candles. The local garage is giving me some old tyres for a party game.. and I have just figured out our “crazy balloon car race” – which car will be the first to cross […]

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How to… make Cookie Cutter Candles

| February 3, 2012 | 41 Comments
How to… make Cookie Cutter Candles

 You may have seen my post about how to make candle wicks and a brief intro to making your own “test candles” (aka ice cube tray candles!). Since then I had a little play and started making all sorts of different candles in a variety of colours! I had heard before, but not believed, that […]

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How to… make Hello Kitty Cake Pops

| May 6, 2011 | 34 Comments
How to… make Hello Kitty Cake Pops

I am soooo excited about today’s guest post as it kills two wonderful birds with one stone. Mmmh that is a dreadful metaphor – as you don’t really want to be killing birds.. ok, anyway, I digress.. I have been seeing lots of yummy and delicious cake pops appearing on all the wonderful craft blogs. […]

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Story & Art = Great stART – Hurray for Fish

| April 14, 2010 | 16 Comments
Story & Art = Great stART – Hurray for Fish

DG art ted red Red ted I am starting this post with the final product! Red Ted and I are so pleased with it, that I thought it would look nice right at the beginning!!!  In case you haven’t visited before this is about a craft project inspired by books – Story + Art = Great stART (inspired […]

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