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12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

Welcome back to another Crafty “Round Up” and Craft Video!! Today’s topics is a favourite crafting material of mine – Wine Corks and Champagne Corks! It isn’t that we drink that much (ahem!), I get them all from my in law (honest!!), I just love the texture, shape and feel of course. They are almost […]

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Paddington Bear Craft using TP Rolls (of course!)

| December 2, 2014 | 5 Comments
Paddington Bear Craft using TP Rolls (of course!)

So.. my kids and I recently were lucky enough to go and see the new Paddington Bear Movie. Oh and how much we enjoyed it. I was particularly impressed to hear The Englishman chuckling away. I could go on and on about what we thought about the Paddington Movie, but I will send you over […]

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Cork Angel Craft

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cork Angel Craft

Hello hello! Welcome back to more cork crafts fun!!! Today, I share with you a little Cork Angel, that I made for the lovely people over at the Party Delights Blog! How I DO love a cork craft or too!!!! We have lots more Cork Crafts for you to browse! Cork Angel Craft – Check […]

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Rag Rug Wreath – Recycled Christmas

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rag Rug Wreath – Recycled Christmas

A few weeks ago the lovely Elspeth from Ragged Life contacted me and invited me along to one of her Rag Rug making workshops. I remembered making similar Rag Rugs when I was little and at school and immediately wanted to revive my rag rug know how. So course accepted to come along. After some […]

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15 Bird Feeder Crafts

| November 24, 2014 | 5 Comments
15 Bird Feeder Crafts

Welcome back to another Crafty Video with Ali from Kids Chaos and myself! This week, is more of an “ideas chat” (with simple instructions discussed!) as we discuss Bird Feeders! And looking after birds this Winter. The majority of the Bird Feeders discussed are quite simple and need little explanation. There are few things to […]

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Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

| November 21, 2014 | 5 Comments
Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

Sooo, yesterday, I was supposed to be working.. you know, do the boring stuff, like a bit of admin, sorting my finances, tidying… and then I got distracted.. by some Champagne corks sitting next to my desk. And as I was thinking about, doing the paperwork, I saw a little red pom pom and oh […]

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Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

| November 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

Tra-la-la-la-la… oh how I love Christmas! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favourite crafty activities at this time of year (as you may well know already!!!) is making Christmas Tree ornaments. I don’t know WHY I love homemade Christmas decorations so much, but I do. Maybe because they tend to be small and […]

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Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

| November 12, 2014 | 3 Comments
Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

I have been DYING to share this little matchbox craft since the SUMMER holidays with you. Red Ted and I made them one afternoon whilst his sister was out visiting friend. Firstly, I love ANYTHING involving matchboxes (I think I may have some happy “dinky” childhood memories of crafting with them – check out our […]

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Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

| November 10, 2014 | 2 Comments
Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

Soooo we were making “snowmen” ornaments the other day (check out our Rainbow Snowmen Ornaments here)… and had JUST finished them all off… when I suddenly thought.. hey… I want to build a snooooowoman…..! In which case we NEED and Olaf Snowman Ornament too.. and hey presto, 10 minutes (or so) later, I had whipped […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

Oh I am so excited to share today’s craft with you!!! It is an idea I spotted in shop for purchase.. and I thought would be fun to recreate in a child friendly way – turning a wineglass into a DIY lamp. The shop one was “all finished” and featured Queen Victoria, but I was […]

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25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

| October 23, 2014 | 12 Comments
25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

Welcome to another crafty chat video and craft demo with Ali from Kids Chaos – today we talk about NEWSPAPERS and what you can make out of them. The most obvious use for newspaper, is to use it for paper mache and in the video we share a few quick ideas for papier mache, but […]

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Halloween Tin Can Bowling

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Come find us over on Party Delights for some fun fun fun Halloween Tin Can bowling. We had Great fun making this set of ghoulish (or maybe just a little bit cute?!?! Tin Can characters!). I love this project, as it takes your old “tin can”, that you were going to throw away and you […]

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Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

A quick note to say that we have been having some MONSTER FUN with TP Rolls again this week. This time we have been making little Halloween Treat Buckets – we have made Monsters, Jack O’Lanterns and little Ghosts. So cute! And who would haev thought that this Halloween Craft is made from TP Rolls. […]

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TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

Soooo, yes, we do have little spurts of activity and craftiness.. and often one theme sparks another.. you may have noticed a few TP Roll Crafts popping up on Red Ted Art these last few days.. well, if you know us, you know how much we LOVE craft with Loo Rolls! So much so, we […]

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