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Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

Today we have a super cute guest post (or guest vlog, depending on how you see it) from Jenny Chan over at Origami Tree. Jenny is a passionate paper and Origami crafter and has a wonderful youtube channel with lots of classic and brand new Origami Patterns. Today, she is sharing with us these super […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

| June 5, 2015 | 2 Comments
Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

With Father’s Day coming up, we thought these fun monster bookmarks would go down well.. the best thing is – you can make any design you want.. it doesn’t have to be a Monster Corner Bookmark, but you could make an Alien, an Owl a penguin and bear… and lots lots more.. the the imagination […]

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Knitted Heart Gifts (free pattern) – Garlands, Bookmarks and Key chains

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Knitted Heart Gifts (free pattern) – Garlands, Bookmarks and Key chains

So.. a while back the lovely Liz from Me and My Shadow shared a gorgeous little Knitted Heart Parttern. I confess, that I hadn’t had a chance to make it.. and after only about 18 months, I finally had a go at knitting my own little knitted hearts! And the funny thing was – once […]

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DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

Here is a craft I made MANY MOONS ago.. as a student, I used to work at the Student Union bar and other pubs. Here in the UK, alcohol companies, especially beer breweries, often have “bar towels” that they give to the pub as part of their marketing material… They are made from regular toweling, […]

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DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

| April 28, 2015 | 7 Comments
DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

Oh my kids ADORE Rainbow Loom Bands.. and last Summer, that was all they did…. rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands. They have tons of them. As my kids are still a little younger (7yrs and 5yrs), there are only so many different patterns that they can manage (mainly the inverted fishtail* […]

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Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

| April 24, 2015 | 1 Comment
Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

Today, I have the lovely Luz here today to share one of her WONDERFUL Crochet Patterns with you. Luz is a the ingenious lady behind Luz Patterns.com where she shares many of her wonderful Crochet Patterns and designs. Today she is letting Red Ted Art readers have her adorable Baby Booties Pattern for FREE! Isn’t that lovely? […]

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How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

Aaaah though my kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs… and many of our friends have “done” the baby “thing”, there is a new wave of babies around us… so lovely indeed. And as with previous friend’s babies, I LOVE to make my own baby gifts. In the past, I used to knit an adorable little […]

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Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

Here is a little craft, that I have been meaning to share with you for aaaaaages. We were given some little Duct Tape rose pens by the peeps at Hobbycraft and I knew I had to make some more. Love using any “old pens” that are lying around and tarting them in relative minutes and […]

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Thumbprint Hearts

| February 1, 2015 | 2 Comments
Thumbprint Hearts

Today we welcome Louise on our 31 Days of Love Series – except it isn’t really 31 Days anymore.. right? But more like 35.. but how can I resist all those great Love Crafts and celebrating Valentine’s Day with fellow bloggers from around the world? So today, we have another Valentine’s Day craft for you […]

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Pom Pom Heart Frames

| January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
Pom Pom Heart Frames

Welcome back for more lovely LOVE crafts.. this is a series of 31 Days of Love – celebrating lovely bloggers from around the world and bring you some great Valentine’s Day Crafts and activities. Today we have Meredith from Homegrown Friends sharing this super cute Pom Pom Heart Frame. My kids ADORE pom poms and […]

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Faux Druzy Pendant Tutorial

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
Faux Druzy Pendant Tutorial

I am fascinated with druzy jewelry.  I almost prefer the uneven, organic geometry of the quartz covered rocks to a perfectly cut gem.  (Notice I said almost, if you would like to send any extra precious gems my way, I will happily accept them).  For those who are unfamiliar with druzy, picture a colorful, sparkling […]

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Thumbprint Heart Jewelry Dish – Gifts Kids Can Make

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
Thumbprint Heart Jewelry Dish – Gifts Kids Can Make

Our 31 Days of Love series continues. Today we share a lovely little Fingerprint Craft from Stephanie at Modern Parents Messy Kids. This is a wonderful keepsake craft, that doubles up nicely as a Valentine’s Day gift or Mother’s Day gift. So be inspired and make it for Mum’s birthday or for another special day. […]

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Valentine’s Crafts – Heart Canvases

| January 9, 2015 | 2 Comments
Valentine’s Crafts – Heart Canvases

And so we continue.. can you believe it is already Day 9 of 31 Days of Love Series in 2015. Our special Valentine’s Day Series, where each day, a fellow blogger friend of mine will bring you a lovely love craft or activity just for Valentine’s Day. Plenty of inspiration for everyone of all ages – […]

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