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Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
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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How to Make Friendship Bracelets (Beginners)

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make Friendship Bracelets (Beginners)

Soooo, as my kids get older, it is exciting to be able to do more and more different crafts and activities with them. Our latest forage into “learning something” – are the classic Friendship Bracelets made with embroidery threads. I remember making these Friendship Bracelets when I was 14 and at Summer Camp.  I couldn’t […]

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Moustache Crafts – Mug Gift For Dad

| December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Moustache Crafts – Mug Gift For Dad

So, a little while a go, I decided it would be fun to investigate all things MOUSTACHE (or mustache! depending on where you are from). The Moustache is a quircky little accessory, that is great to adding to ANYTHING, a bit like googly eyes and turn it from “something” into “something fun”! I wouldn’t say […]

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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

So.. you know me, I LOVE thrifty, economical, recycled crafts – I like crafts that you can more or less do easily at home – using cereal boxes or TP Rolls… or crafts that use things you have collected on a walk to the park… but every so often, I can’t resist a “non thrifty […]

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Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

| November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

Well… I don’t know about you, but I frequently get “caught out” with no Gift Wrapping Paper left over. So much so, that last year, I pulled together 12 DIY Gift Wrap ideas for you to browse and be inspired by (as well as getting the kids involved and helping!). A few weeks back, I […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

| October 27, 2014 | 4 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

Oh I am so excited to share today’s craft with you!!! It is an idea I spotted in shop for purchase.. and I thought would be fun to recreate in a child friendly way – turning a wineglass into a DIY lamp. The shop one was “all finished” and featured Queen Victoria, but I was […]

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Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

| October 23, 2014 | 20 Comments
Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

Let me begin by saying.. yes…. I am SHOWING OFF! This post is all about me showing off to you. Because I am really rather, very and totally pleased with myself. There. I hope you don’t mind my smugness, but sometimes, I think you just have to be, right?!?! A few months ago, we received […]

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TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

Soooo, yes, we do have little spurts of activity and craftiness.. and often one theme sparks another.. you may have noticed a few TP Roll Crafts popping up on Red Ted Art these last few days.. well, if you know us, you know how much we LOVE craft with Loo Rolls! So much so, we […]

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Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

| September 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

I told you we totally and utterly love Salt Dough (and pom pom making) at the moment, both appear to be high on our crafty agenda. During the Summer we made some Salt Dough Shell Pendants (so pretty) and finished Pip Squeak’s pretend salt dough bakery. Today we looking at creating salt dough letters and […]

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