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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 | 57 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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How to…make No-Sew Bunting!

| April 2, 2010 | 38 Comments
How to…make No-Sew Bunting!

Sewing is something that I really can’t do – I don’t know why, but my thread always breaks or gets all muddled up and my lines are never straight. Bah! Recently, I visited a friend’s house and she had sown a beautiful bunting for her son’s Birthday. It reminded me that my sewing skills indeed […]

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How to… make a Balloon Poodle!

| March 26, 2010 | 0 Comments
How to… make a Balloon Poodle!

Here we go… the latest “How to..” . We are all familiar with Balloon Animals at parties and fairs. The magic that is created from one long balloon, leaves the little ones amongst us awestruck. Be awestruck no more and learn to make one yourself. Go on! Have a go!!!     PS I learnt […]

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How to… make funky Party Bags!

| March 19, 2010 | 30 Comments
How to… make funky Party Bags!

Well. How exciting is this. First Guest Posts. Then Gallery posts. And now a VLOG! Yes, a VLOG – which is a Video Log. Well, technically it isn’t mine, as I did this vlog with Incredibusymum (www.twitter.com/incredibusymum). My lovely friend and neighbour. Here we (she) will show you how to make funky party bags out […]

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