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World Cup Crafts: HAMA Bead Fun

| May 7, 2014
World Cup Crafts: HAMA Bead Fun

Some of you may have heard of the UK Blogging Awards “BiBs”. This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who nominated me)… but I wanted to spend a little time on my fellow Craft Nominees… for me, events like the BiBs, is an opportunityt to explore and […]

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Egg Carton Crafts: Treasure Box

| July 31, 2013 | 17 Comments
Egg Carton Crafts: Treasure Box

So. This little egg carton craft – our treasure box – came about all “by accident”. We were on holiday and Pip Squeak needed a new set of hair bands and hair clips… so off I went and bought her some. When we got home we needed to keep them safe. Someone grabbed an egg […]

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Egg Decorating Ideas – Superheros (Batman)

| February 25, 2013 | 10 Comments
Egg Decorating Ideas – Superheros (Batman)

Well… we blew out 10 eggs over the weekend as part of a big family brunch and the kids and I went egg decorating CRAZY! So, you will be seeing a number of egg decorating ideas popping up. I thought it would be fun to do some Superhero eggs – I was thinking super simple […]

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25 More Boy Craft Ideas

| June 4, 2012 | 10 Comments
25 More Boy Craft Ideas

A while back I did a round up of “Boy Craft Ideas” – a round up of ideas focussing on things to make with and for boys. Of course all the ideas apply to girls too – there is no real “gender discrimination” – I have a girl and a boy myself and we make […]

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How To… Make (more) Homemade Paint & Create Cool Kid’s Storage Jars

| June 1, 2012 | 7 Comments
How To… Make (more) Homemade Paint & Create Cool Kid’s Storage Jars

It is that time of year again, when the UK bloggers get all excited about the upcoming MAD Blog Awards! It is the Mummy and Daddy Blog Awards celebrating Uk parenting bloggers each year. I am very excited to be a *finalist* in two of the categories – Best Craft Blog and Best Family Fun […]

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Kids Crafts: Monster Puppets

| May 2, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts: Monster Puppets

Remember how a few weeks ago we made Blossom Fairy Lights from Egg Cartons?? Well.. we only used the “cup” of the egg carton and I couldn’t resist keeping the “long pointy bits”.. I knew they would make perfect egg carton Monster finger puppets! So, when we had a play date a couple of weeks […]

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Boy Get Crafty

| September 1, 2011 | 47 Comments
Boy Get Crafty

Welcome to Boy Get Crafty! So many people tell me that their “boys just aren’t that interested” or that they “wished they had a girl to sew for” or “what on earth to give hubby for Christmas”… So I thought a Boy Get Crafty may be a good idea. Though this post ostensibly is about boys, it […]

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Building Bridges..

| July 29, 2011 | 9 Comments
Building Bridges..

..not those kind of bridges, all is well in Red Ted Art HQ… we were building “real bridges”. If you say build a bridge to Red Ted, he immediately wants to make one out of Lego Duplo… but we were building a bridge in order to meet the challenge set by Science Sparks and Lego themselves.. so […]

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