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Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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 | 0 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 | 19 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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Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

We do love Hama Beads in our house (also known as Perler Beads) and though we love making the “traditional” patterns and shapes (we love making gift coasters or gift key rings – both of which make great gifts to uncles, aunties or teachers), we also love looking for Hama Bead/ Perler Bead crafts that are […]

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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 3 Comments
25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

| June 4, 2014 | 8 Comments
17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and fathers are notoriously difficult to buy, let alone make for.. let alone make with the KIDS FOR! I do believe that a lovely homemade card and breakfast in bed is often quite enough for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day.. but a small gift never goes amiss either, right? Or […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

| May 11, 2014
Gift Ideas for Teachers

I have to say, since my son started school 2 years ago (yikes, is it that long), I am in awe and appreciation of his teachers. So far we have been lucky and he has had amazing teachers and teacher assistants. And I think it is important to show our appreciation and gratitude for all […]

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Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

We are always looking for gifts that kids can make – so that the children can give personalised gifts to grandparents, uncles, aunties and friends… I have to warn you though… with my 4 and 6 year old, that usually means we need to make twice as many gifts as needed, so that they can […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

| April 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

Our fascination with Buttons continue… I am determined to actually use the buttons we have. Making button bracelets is a great “classic” button craft and also works well as Gifts Kids Can Make for Mother’s Day or for a friend. They are really easy to make and fun. You can make your button bracelets all […]

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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Bath Salts

| January 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Bath Salts

The the gingerbread house shares with us a great DIY Valentines Gifts today – bath salts! This would also work nicely as a Mother’s Day Gift! Check out the rest of our 31 Days of Love series with lots of Valentine’s Cards and Valentines Treats! My children love to be creative but just occasionally I like to make something a little more grown up […]

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