Christmas Archives - Page 3 of 12 - Red Ted Art's Blog : Red Ted Art's Blog

Tag: Christmas

Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

| December 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

This is a post for those days that catch you unprepared – SNOW DAYS! Be sure to pin it for that cold cold day.. and also stock up on a item or two be ready for the great snow day (in particularly hot chocolate and marshmallows!!). So, the cold weather has finally hit us.. The […]

Continue Reading

Walnut Ornaments – Winter Bears

| December 8, 2014 | 3 Comments
Walnut Ornaments – Winter Bears

Soooo, we got crafty with Walnuts these past couple of weeks. I actually bought a BIG BAG OF PRETTY walnuts in Spain about 18 months ago and it has taken me this long to get around to crafting with them! Ha. Yep. That happens in my house ALL the time. Last week we made little […]

Continue Reading

12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

| December 5, 2014 | 2 Comments
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 […]

Continue Reading

Walnut Crafts – Reindeer Ornament

| December 3, 2014 | 15 Comments
Walnut Crafts – Reindeer Ornament

Some of you may know that I love crafting with Walnuts. Like Horse Chestnuts, I have strong childhood memories of Autumn and Winter Crafts involving both Chestnuts and Walnuts. So both these items, though not necessarily common to others are items that I love crafting with, with my kids. Each year, I try and come […]

Continue Reading

50 Star Crafts Ideas

| December 1, 2014 | 5 Comments
50 Star Crafts Ideas

‘Tis that time again, when the #GetYourCraftOn Challenge comes to Red Ted Art! This month, we are looking at STARS. All sorts of star crafts – be it Stars for Christmas or Stars for Mid Summer. Are you a space craft fan and want to explore the universe through stars? Well… now is your chance, […]

Continue Reading

Cork Angel Craft

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

| November 23, 2014 | 8 Comments
Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

As Winter is drawing nearer, the leaves fall from the tree and the colder weather draws in, we turn some of our attention to the wildlife around us – in particularly our feather friends. Making bird feeders in Winter (or any time of year actually), is a fun and simple activity to do with Kids. […]

Continue Reading

Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
Christmas Pudding Felt Ornament

I love getting together and getting crafty with my GROWN UP friends too. A few weeks ago (yes, it has taken me THIS LONG to finally get it sorted and “up on Red Ted Art), we go together for a simple Felt Ornament making session. We had made these Felt Stars many moons ago and […]

Continue Reading

Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Felt Ornaments for Christmas: Robin

A few weeks ago, I got together with some friends to make some little Felt Ornaments – we decided on these cute little Birds (easily converted into Robins, I think?!) that I had seen in a DoCrafts Magazine. It was a great opportunity to chat, have a glass of wine and get some of our […]

Continue Reading

4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

| November 19, 2014 | 9 Comments
4 in 1 – Easy DIY Advent Calendar Idea

Sooo, it is time again for me to guest post over on the lovely Party Delights Blog! Today, I am sharing this super simple “4 in 1” DIY Advent calendar idea. It is super easy to prep and once you have it “set up”, you can use it again and again year on year – […]

Continue Reading

Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

| November 17, 2014 | 7 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 […]

Continue Reading

Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

| November 10, 2014 | 3 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 […]

Continue Reading

Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

My kids are NUTS about Hama Beads (also known as Melty Beads or Perler Beads) and they can sit there for hours “beading away”. Yes, good for me, as I get some peace and quiet for more blog writing (hehehe). The downside of course is that we have LOTS of Hama Bead creations everywhere. So.. […]

Continue Reading

javddt