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DIY Gift Box for Kids (Recycled Plastic Bottle)

| August 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
DIY Gift Box for Kids (Recycled Plastic Bottle)

As per usual, we do love a cute recycled/ upcycled craft! So when Red Ted had a “charity fun raising day” and the kids were selling these ADORABLE little upcycled gift boxes to raise money for an African charity, I knew I had to share these with you. The teacher was more than happy for […]

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Fun with Post-it Notes #fulloflife

| March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fun with Post-it Notes #fulloflife

As you know we are a GREAT fan of Post-it Notes in our house…. we already made some Post-it Notes Pinatas (seriously, I know I am bias, but they are sooo cute, you simply have to check them out – our Pinata Owl and our Monsters Inc Pinata here). And the kids are forever using […]

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Wrapping Paper: Splat Painting

| October 12, 2013 | 3 Comments
Wrapping Paper: Splat Painting

Yes, the Birthday Season is upon us and with that we are once again in need of emergency Wrapping Paper – I never seem to be able to buy enough wrapping paper or get it in time.. so today we had a quick and fun DIY Wrapping Paper making session: Splat Painting! Great bit of […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas – Stamping

| April 12, 2013 | 5 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas – Stamping

We haven’t shared many DIY Wrapping Paper ideas in the last few weeks (things have been sooo busy with our new Video Series), but we still have been making MORE! So now there is an opportunity to share another simple DIY Gift Wrap idea with you: get the kids stamping away in whatever way they […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Fairies

| February 9, 2013 | 3 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Fairies

It looks like this is becoming an “unofficial year of buying no wrapping paper”. Before Christmas we had a glut of Birthday parties and had great fun making our own DIY Wrapping Paper, so we are continuing that trend now!! We were invited to a Fairy party so needed FAIRY wrapping paper. The options were […]

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Super Quick DIY Stamps

| January 29, 2013 | 20 Comments
Super Quick DIY Stamps

I made these little stamps with the kids a while ago – they are super simple to make – are a great way to upcycle old bottle tops and have fun. Use them for making cards or wrapping paper create your own pictures! I think this is rapidly becoming one of those “childhood classic” crafts […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Simple Snowflake

| December 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Simple Snowflake

As you know, we always seem to need “last minute” wrapping paper here and there. So when we needed to wrap this present.. we recycled some tissue paper (the type that shops wrap your purchases in), added some red baker’s twine and then used some red paper scraps to make a snowflake. Literally strips of […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Fingerprint Ideas

| November 24, 2012 | 8 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Fingerprint Ideas

The DIY wrapping paper series continues. Today we have one my favourites: Fingerprint designed wrapping paper. There are so many different and cute designs you can make with fingerprints. Chicks for Easter, Bees for whenever, Balloons for Birthdays, hearts for Valentines and of course Reindeer for Christmas. Wrap your gift in plain paper Use ink […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Dots with Office Stickers

| November 17, 2012 | 16 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Dots with Office Stickers

Funny, how “one last minute need” for DIY Wrapping Paper, has turned into a mini series and a personal challenge. This is now the 5th wrapping paper craft I share with you in my DIY Wrapping Paper series!! This one is based on some Spotty Eggs we did at Easter. I remember how simple they […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper – Cookie Cutter Printing

| November 13, 2012 | 81 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Cookie Cutter Printing

Well.. ever since doing the other wrapping paper crafts, I have gotten a little carried away and just want to make more and more and more of our own easy DIY wrapping paper. So this time we had a go with Cookie Cutters (such a prefect classic printing craft for younger kids). (Keep reading and […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper: Printables & Hello Kitty

| November 8, 2012 | 10 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper: Printables & Hello Kitty

And now.. in our DIY Wrapping Paper series, I find myself **needing** Hello Kitty and **Pink**. How do I make my little girl happy AND still persevere with my homemade paper rule this Winter? Simple….. you print off your child’s favourite icon, cut it out and stick it all over you paper (you can also […]

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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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Quick DIY Wrapping Paper

| October 19, 2012 | 15 Comments
Quick DIY Wrapping Paper

Got a party to go to? Sorted out your gift? But **forgot** the wrapping paper? Need something quick. Nice but last minute? Make your own DIY wrapping paper with potato prints and cookie cutters. Super easy and fast! Materials: rolled white paper or brown packing paper or even newspaper, a potato, cookie cutter, knife and […]

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Kids Crafts – Making Apple Prints a Little Easier

| October 13, 2010 | 38 Comments
Kids Crafts – Making Apple Prints a Little Easier

Today on Kids Get Crafty, I am FINALLY getting round to doing some Apple Printing with Red Ted. We came up with a little technique make it easier for small chubby fingers. Come take a look.  Don’t forget that this is also a link up party/ blog hop for all craftiness with and for children! […]

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