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Valentine’s Cards: Squishy Hearts

| January 4, 2014 | 9 Comments
Valentine’s Cards: Squishy Hearts

Celebrating 31 Days of Love this January – because you can say I love You at any time of year and don’t have to “wait” for Valentine’s Day to make Valentine’s Cards or Valentine’s Gifts. We have a fabulous 62 bloggers sharing their love crafts this January. A great for you to explore and discover […]

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Valentine’s Printables

| January 4, 2014 | 3 Comments
Valentine’s Printables

The 31 Days of Love series continues. We love to share our friends and family that we care about them at any time of year.. and that we don’t need a date in the diary to send our own special Valentines Cards or make a caring Valentines Gift. 62 lovely bloggers are visiting Red Ted […]

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20 Cardboard Box Craft Ideas

| January 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
20 Cardboard Box Craft Ideas

We have a bit of a love affair with Cardboard here on Red Ted Art. Similarly to Loo Rolls, it is a free and super versatile material and we have made so many toys from it that the kids love and play with all the time. With Christmas just over, we have an abundance of […]

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Toilet Roll Nativity – The Camel

| December 23, 2013 | 5 Comments
Toilet Roll Nativity – The Camel

Some of you may have seen our TP Roll Three Kings from a while back. Red Ted LOVES them and brings them out all the time for playing. Once we set up our “real nativity”, Red Ted shouted “we need a TP Roll Camel, pleeeeaaase can we make a camel?” How could I refuse such […]

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Paper Angel Printable

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment
Paper Angel Printable

We love the simple crafts too. As you know, we made a Loo Roll Angel earlier in the week – that was a “bigger undertaking”, but we also like keeping it simple at this time of year – that is where this Paper Angel Printable and our Christmas Photo Booth printables come in handy! Paper […]

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Toilet Roll Angels

| December 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
Toilet Roll Angels

The Toilet Roll Crafts season continues… this Winter we have had a TP Roll Rudolph, a TP Roll Santa and of course our TP Roll Snowmen (bowling). Busy indeed! Don’t forget our little TP Rolls 3 Kings, which would be a great addition to any nativity scene. I have “meaning to” to make TP Roll […]

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Christmas Photo Props Printables (Free!)

| December 10, 2013 | 6 Comments
Christmas Photo Props Printables (Free!)

We love anything that makes Christmas more fun!! I don’t know about you, but my kids love pulling faces, whenever we try and take a “proper” photo. Well, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, I say! The lovely people at Delights Party Shop have created these fab Christmas Photo Props for us. (Check out […]

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Toilet Roll Fairy House Craft

| December 4, 2013 | 4 Comments
Toilet Roll Fairy House Craft

Well, we have been going fairy and pixies mad in our house! The Christmas Pixies have arrived and are causing their daily magic. The kids are exciting to wake up each day and see where they have gone or if they have written another little note. To celebrate our love for Pixies and elves, we […]

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Masquerade Mask DIY

| December 2, 2013 | 6 Comments
Masquerade Mask DIY

Are you going to a masquerade ball or a masquerade party this year? Or is your tween/ teen having a masquerade do? Check out this masquerade mask diy… can you believe it, I made this mask, probably about 14-15 years ago (goodness, I feel old) and it is is still going strong. I made the […]

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Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Stars

| December 2, 2013 | 9 Comments
Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Stars

We do love Salt Dough Crafts – salt dough is so easy to make and so versatile and I love that it you can make it from household ingredients. So we are sharing our easy salt dough recipe again – as it we love it so much! The key to salt dough is to let […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Decorated Candles

| November 27, 2013 | 2 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Decorated Candles

I have been making our recycled advent candles again recently (in essence following the same process as for our Easter Eggs Candles but with a “normal” mold). Red Ted asked if he could draw some numbers on our candles (1 through to 4 for the 4 Advent Sundays) which made me think – why not […]

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DIY Christmas Card Ideas – Stocking

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
DIY Christmas Card Ideas – Stocking

You may have seen our wrapping paper post from a couple of weeks ago and realised that we LOVE making things. I especially like making Christmas cards and every year I make a set for family and friends. I also encourage the children to have a go and make some special cards for the grandparents […]

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Kids’ Art Calendar: Gifts That Kids Can Make

| November 24, 2013 | 8 Comments
Kids’ Art Calendar: Gifts That Kids Can Make

Mmmh now HERE is a blast from the past and makes for a GREAT gift for kids to make for loved ones. My mother scanned in an old present I had made her in 1981: it was an “art calendar” for the following year (1982). So I would have been 5-6yrs old (i.e. Red Ted’s […]

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Christmas Stars for Tots

| November 23, 2013 | 2 Comments
Christmas Stars for Tots

Well, some of you are familiar with our Santa Stars already. We first made them three years ago and they have been popular ever since! I decided we had to make them again, as Pip Squeak was but a baby then and it was her turn to have a go. I thought we would make […]

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