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Gorgeous Beads – What Would YOU Make?

| September 27, 2013 | 9 Comments
Gorgeous Beads – What Would YOU Make?

Well.. a few months ago now (oh the shame, the shame), I was sent these GORGEOUS Maruti beads… and ever since then, I get them out their little box… ooh and aah at them and then put them back. I am a terrible hoarder and a want the project to be “Just Write”… what would […]

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Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

| September 14, 2013 | 32 Comments
Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

I don’t know about you, but out house is full of toys! Toys toys toys. And it is with a little dread that we head into our Birthday and Christmas season – it means yet more toys! Of course I want my children to have wonderful Birthdays and presents form a big part of this. […]

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Buying a Canvas Photo Print vs. Making One

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Buying a Canvas Photo Print vs. Making One

Canvas prints are now so readily available that nearly anyone can have them. There are many massive reasons that they are the most popular choice of wall art, from price to visual versatility, and that means that people have turned from the canvas print websites to try and do it themselves. Is hand making the […]

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(Free) Personalised Posters

| July 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
(Free) Personalised Posters

Well… I do love finding pretty things for my readers to enjoy and I particularly love these ADORABLE personalised posters from Verbaudet that are FREE to download and enjoy from their website. How lovely are they? On the Verbaudet website, you will find a set of different prints to choose from. Simply pick the design […]

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Apologies for updates

| June 7, 2013 | 6 Comments
Apologies for updates

Dear Subscribers, Just to let you know – Red Ted Art was hacked on Wednesday evening and we are in the process of reinstalling and fixing it. It looks like, as part of this process, you are receiving numerous “old posts” email updates. I can only apologise for this and hope it isn’t too many. […]

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Very PINTERESTing

| May 12, 2013 | 28 Comments
Very PINTERESTing

Pinterest is indeed INTERESTING. It has taken the world (!) by storm since it was launched about 3 years ago. In the US it is already BIG BIG BIG, many bloggers and non bloggers use it on a regularly basis to “book mark” websites and ideas they like and love in a highly visual and […]

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From Phone to Print in Minutes

| April 26, 2013 | 2 Comments
From Phone to Print in Minutes

Are you like me? You take 100s of photos on your phone? I LOOOOVE using instagram and you keenly show your photos to friends? But then never actually get round to doing anything with all those photos? Somehow they get missed off being put in photo albums or used for special projects? Yes? Well.. if […]

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Win 1 of 4 iPads with Kodak

| April 25, 2013 | 6 Comments
Win 1 of 4 iPads with Kodak

If you are like me and you LOOOOOOVE photos, then you will love this amazing competition from Kodak - it is all about YOUR SpringMoment and you can win one of 4 iPads. Celebrating Kodak Kiosks and the Kodak Kiosk Connection App – simply load your photos to the app and then print off once in […]

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The Importance of Play (Part 2)

| April 7, 2013 | 3 Comments
The Importance of Play (Part 2)

A few weeks ago a shared a post about the Importance of Play as part as a fabulous “Family Wellbeing Campaign” from Actimel. I shared four ideas to encourage more play and will be sharing another four of them here today. YOU TIME “You Time”, comes rather “timely”, as Sun Scholars and I are launching a 100 […]

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The Importance of Play

| March 5, 2013 | 7 Comments
The Importance of Play

Ever since becoming a parent 5 years ago, I was really looking forward to a number of things to do with my children: playing lots, reading stories and getting crafty! Things, that too me build fabulous childhood memories, whilst also developing my children’s skills on a number of levels. As you know, Red Ted Art […]

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An Ordinary Day? No Sweat

| March 4, 2013 | 2 Comments
An Ordinary Day? No Sweat

Well.. as you know, I have already reported back on how the new Nivea Stress Protector did indeed “protect me” in extenuating circumstances. There was a rather too tricky cake to bake, I went crafting with 28 4 year olds and I went on my much dislike shopping trip. But what about “every day”? And an “every […]

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Sponsored Video: Monkey Thieves

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sponsored Video: Monkey Thieves

Well.. I don’t know about you… but I definitely am always need more space and better ways to organise our family life. Yep. Our stuff is everywhere.. I need a better way to store my craft stash (yes, there is tons). I need a better way to organise our day to day “paperwork” – post, […]

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Win with AXA PPP healthcare

| February 25, 2013 | 4 Comments
Win with AXA PPP healthcare

As you may have noticed already, I have been working a lot lately with the wonderful people from over at AXA PPP healthcare, who have a program of events and schemes to help make our lives healthier and happier. AXA PPP healthcare has a dedicated Stress Centre to help you manage your stress and bring balance back […]

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Bottle Top Crafts: Bugs, Aliens and a Bunny

| February 19, 2013 | 4 Comments
Bottle Top Crafts: Bugs, Aliens and a Bunny

Just a very quick post for you today – we had an impromptu bottle top craft session ahead of a “Hangout” on Google+. I had some bottle tops all ready for a the session later in the day and the kids wanted to get crafty. A really “classic” bottle top craft are of course ladybirds (or lady […]

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