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How to… Make No Sew Bunting (2)

| September 14, 2012 | 12 Comments
How to… Make No Sew Bunting (2)

  Remember how many moons ago, I made some “No Sew” bunting? Well…. recently a good friend of mine got married and we needed LOTS of bunting in a hurry. We made an even simple version of “No Sew Bunting“…. no iron or sewing machine in sight. Result – lots of wedding bunting in about […]

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Kids Crafts: Sewing with Kids Lavender Bags

| August 1, 2012 | 30 Comments
Kids Crafts: Sewing with Kids Lavender Bags

 I am very keen to teach myself all sorts of things.. and sewing is one of them. Well, so long as they are interested that is. A while back Red Ted and made little nature bags, which he LOVED doing, so now I decided to have a go sewing Lavender Bags with him. I saw […]

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Handprint Alphabet P for… Penguin

| July 28, 2012 | 12 Comments
Handprint Alphabet P for… Penguin

Well. I am sorry. In our house, there could be no “other P” than P for Penguin!!! We love love love penguins. This was an easy one… a full black handprint, followed by some embellishments!   Red Ted’s plus some ice bergs and roads! Note the “extended” wings. Red Ted was quite insistent on making the […]

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Kids Crafts: Summer Colours

| July 25, 2012 | 18 Comments
Kids Crafts: Summer Colours

Welcome back to kids crafts and our four seaons crafts focussing on COLOUR! We started it a few months ago with our Winter Picture, full of light blues and whites. Followed by Spring Picture with pink blossoms, light greens and yellows. Today, we look at Summer and what summer means to us! If you love […]

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Quick Craft Post: Easy Melt & Pour Soaps

| March 10, 2012 | 3 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Easy Melt & Pour Soaps

Did you see our “Dino Egg Soaps” earlier in the week? Here are some more mini soaps that I made whilst “playing” with “Melt & Pour” soap. They are so quick and easy to make, that they are irresistible as little gifts.   I bought special “Melt & Pour Soap” (just google it), you can even get […]

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Quick Craft Post: Loo Roll Guess Who!

| March 10, 2012 | 17 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Loo Roll Guess Who!

After the, ahem, success of the last “Loo Roll Guess Who”, I have another celebrity for you. This time an American friend. Can you Guess Who this cardboard tube celebrity is?  

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How To… Make Cutlery Wind Chimes

| March 2, 2012 | 26 Comments
How To… Make Cutlery Wind Chimes

I made this Fork & Spoon Wind Chime almost a year ago (wow, time does “fly”). At the time it was for the Tesco Summer Magazine. Wonderful to be featured there along side some of our cardboard tube pirates and saltdough dinosaurs. All great activities for long holidays. Finally, it seems like a good time […]

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Give Away – Little Green Paint Box – Arm Bibs

| August 29, 2011 | 37 Comments
Give Away – Little Green Paint Box – Arm Bibs

Now you know how I ADORE my sponsor The Little Green Paint Box – she has lots of green and environmentally friendly crafty materials for you to craft with your little ones. I do like it when you can make lots of mess and not feel too guilty about the environment or worry about toxins […]

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How to… make a Halterneck out of a T-shirt (Guest Post)

| July 9, 2010 | 42 Comments
How to… make a Halterneck out of a T-shirt (Guest Post)

It looks like we have Guest Post month!! So many lovely people sharing their crafts with you on Red Ted Art. Hurray! This week we have the amazing Amanda from Unique Snowflake visiting. She came up with his ingenious way of converting an old T-shirt into a Halterneck for the ladies! Talk about fabulous recycling! […]

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story + art = Great stART – That’s not my Puppy, Fiona Watt – Touchy Feely Craftiness

| June 23, 2010 | 31 Comments
story + art = Great stART – That’s not my Puppy, Fiona Watt – Touchy Feely Craftiness

I love touchy feel books, they really do grab (sometimes literally) the attention of the smallest readers amongst us. Having said that, Red Ted (now 2.5yrs) still likes to look at all our touchy feely books, especially now that Pip Squeak (7 months) has taken an interest. That is not my that is not my Fiona […]

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How to.. make Paper Photo Frames

| June 4, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to.. make Paper Photo Frames

Paper craft is back (I told you I still had some up my sleeve! Scroll down for links to other paper craft ideas). Today I would like to show you how to make super simple photo frames – one frame, 3 different mini variations. They stand up by themselves, or add a magnet and make […]

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Story + Art = Great stART – Chick

| May 29, 2010 | 27 Comments
Story + Art = Great stART – Chick

Welcome to today’s story + art project with Red Ted. A very sweet and simple pop up book gave us inspiration this week! This craft project is great one for 5yrs+ or any age with a helping parent!!! Chick Greeting Cards chick, Ed Vere. As already said, this is a very sweet and simple pop up book […]

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How to… make Fabric Pom Pom Flowers (Guest Post)

| May 28, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to… make Fabric Pom Pom Flowers (Guest Post)

How wonderful! Anji over at the Pom Pom Emporioum has made this WONDERFUL tudorial for us! Scroll down to the bottom, to see my “quick and ready go at it”! And now to Anji: Hi my name is Anjie, over from PomPom Emporium)  doing a guest blog exchange with Maggy. Fabric flowers – Alliums from pom poms Last […]

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How to… make a No Sew Bib

| May 14, 2010 | 2 Comments
How to… make a No Sew Bib

REVISED: If you want longevity for your homemade bib, I would sew this. We got a lot of good wear out of it, but it tid get tatty and I did have to throw it away in the end! Remember my “no sew bunting“? Well, I was so pleased with the result that, I decided […]

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