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Getting Festive! Tra-la-la-la-la-laaaaaa

| November 23, 2012 | 2 Comments
Getting Festive! Tra-la-la-la-la-laaaaaa

Oh my.. I am certainly getting into the festive spirit now! We went to a lovely event organised by online retailer ACHICA earlier in the week and Pip Squeak and I got to make some wreathes and home traditional decorations, as well as design some GORGEOUS handmade greeting cards. We made a super simple, but lovely wreath […]

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The Day I Met Father Christmas

| November 22, 2012 | 6 Comments
The Day I Met Father Christmas

Aaaah Christmas is in the air. And it is a time to get all nostalgic. I wonder what my children’s early childhood memories will be? We do so many things together and I try really hard to make their childhood special. We get crafty all the time, I try and bake and cook with them […]

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Kids Craft: Kids Art Advent Calendar (for Granny!)

| November 21, 2012 | 32 Comments
Kids Craft: Kids Art Advent Calendar (for Granny!)

I have to say, I think Granny is a very luckily lady.. she is the receiver of much crafty goodness produced by Red Ted and Pip Squeak… and because she is so wonderful about accepting it all, I do like to make her special things with the children too – bring on the Kids Art […]

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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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Homemade Christmas Decorations

| November 14, 2012 | 16 Comments
Homemade Christmas Decorations

Calling all Christmas Lovin Crafty Bloggers! Inspired by Family Magazine, Red Ted Art, The Imagination Tree and Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas are joining to bring you: I love Christmas Decorations. I love Homemade Christmas Decorations and I love Christmas Decoration Exchanges! So glad you joined in and we can’t wait to see what […]

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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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Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

| November 7, 2012 | 26 Comments
Kids Crafts: Photoframes (Presents Kids Can Make!)

The children made these simple photo frames for Daddy’s Birthday. They were simple, quick and inexpensive to make. We added a nice photo of each of them with Daddy and he now has these up at work. These would make great presents kids can make for Christmas or for Father’s Day too (or indeed make […]

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Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

| November 4, 2012 | 26 Comments
Simple Lanterns for Winter Solstice (or St Martin’s Day!)

Well.. one thing that is really “just us” each year, are our St Martin’s Day celebrations – it is  classic Autumn celebration in Austrian and German countries and involves remembering St Martin, making lanterns and going for a lantern walk in the dark whilst singing some classic children’s songs! Personally, I love this tradition and […]

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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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15 Homemade Christmas Tree Ornaments

| September 15, 2012 | 22 Comments
15 Homemade Christmas Tree Ornaments

We do love Christmas and one thing we LOVE doing is making at least one little homemade Christmas ornament every year. Both for our Christmas tree and Granny’s! Some these I made with the children, some on my own and hopefully there will be something for everyone! If you are new to Red Ted Art, […]

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20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

| May 11, 2012 | 8 Comments
20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

The kids and I love Card Making. As I have a rather pragmatic streak, I find that making cards for relatives and friends is a great way to have a creative session with the children AND to have a good “use” for the resulting craft. We do keep a lot of artwork, but we can’t […]

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Weekly Photo: Epiphany

| January 7, 2012 | 10 Comments
Weekly Photo: Epiphany

I have done a weekly photo in a while… but here is my little girl crown Queen of 3 Kings Day… We have adopted the Spanish tradition of placing a ceramic figurine in a 3 Kings Day cake (in our case a Panatone… I baked one last year, but decided life was simpler with a […]

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