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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 | 6 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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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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