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Egg Decorating Ideas – Napkin Decoupage Eggs

| February 25, 2013 | 16 Comments
Egg Decorating Ideas – Napkin Decoupage Eggs

Decoupage is the “lastest” thing here at Red Ted Art – we are trying out all sorts of different things to decoupage, including this Easter Egg Decorating idea: Napkin decoupage. We have used thing flower catalogues to decoupage and it work fine (nice and colourful). The great thing about napkins, is that they are super […]

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Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

| February 19, 2013 | 8 Comments
Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

Even though my own kids craft book is about to launch, I can’t resist taking a peak at other people’s craft books. I just love love love browsing craft books and finding new ideas and inspirations to try out. Today, I have a wonderful book called Creative Creatures by Donna Wilson. Rather excitingly, I am […]

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Scottie Door Stop & Free Dog Patterns

| January 18, 2013 | 102 Comments
Scottie Door Stop & Free Dog Patterns

Well ever since I saw Me and My Shadow’s home made door stop how to a few weeks ago, I have been obsessed with the idea of converting a pair of old (crazy) trousers that belong to The Englishman’s youth into a Scottie door stop. Dog patterns were surprisingly hard to find. Free dog patterns […]

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Superhero Crafts – Notebook

| October 2, 2012 | 20 Comments
Superhero Crafts – Notebook

Well, as you know… we are very excited about the free Kodak Avengers printables  available out there.. we have already had a great session with little friends printing out lots of masks and then again making some superhero puppets as a playdate activity. UPDATE: since this post was first written, Kodak has taken the printables down from […]

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How to… Make an (Upcycled) Batman Costume

| August 31, 2012 | 36 Comments
How to… Make an (Upcycled) Batman Costume

Well.. I have long wanted to make a Fancy Dress costume for my kids. And I kept thinking “yes yes, when they are older”. Then I suddenly realised, that when they are TOO much older, they will not WANT to wear a homemade fancy  dress costume, however cool I think it is. So NOW is […]

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How to… Make Dandelion Soap

| May 18, 2012 | 19 Comments
How to… Make Dandelion Soap

Here is a lovely guest post from the Liz over at Me and My Shadow! As you know Liz has guest posted with me before with some lovely organza flowers. And now she is back with these great dandelion soaps – what a great way to “convert” what is a weed into something useful and […]

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How to.. make a No Sew Alice Band (in 5min)

| May 4, 2012 | 12 Comments
How to.. make a No Sew Alice Band (in 5min)

Oh my, this “”How To make a No Sew Alice Band” – must be my quickest and craftiest cheat EVER! The idea came from my Mother in Law, apparently she had them as a child. I added some no sew craftiest by whipping out the stapler and hey presto – bright colourful Alice Bands….. I […]

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How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

| March 16, 2012 | 31 Comments
How to… Make an Easy No Sew Tutu

This week’s tutorial is a lovely easy how to make a tutu… Though I am getting better and keener at sewing, I do love all things no sew, as not everyone likes to sew or has a sewing machine. So when Anna from The Imagination Tree shared this no sew tutu with me, I knew […]

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How To… make Egg Candles for Easter

| February 24, 2012 | 29 Comments
How To… make Egg Candles for Easter

Welcome back to this week’s How To where I show you how to make a candle again – this time Egg Candles in time for Easter – so if your are looking for Easter Egg ideas, look no further! This is a good time to start planning your Easter Egg ideas, as you have to […]

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How to… make Candle Wicks (& Experiment & Results)

| February 3, 2012 | 43 Comments
How to… make Candle Wicks (& Experiment & Results)

Welcome to this week’s How To – “How to make candle wicks”.  As you know, I love to recycle and each year at Christmas we are left with a lot of old, but perfectly good candles. As a child I once received a candle making kit and loved it. I wanted to have another go […]

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Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

| December 23, 2011 | 4 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

A quick craft post to share Pip Squeak’s doll’s bed that she will receive this Christmas. Finally, it is finished – though not sure why it took so long, it was really quick to make: The Bed One pretty cardboard box (this one contained the gingerbread houses that we made) All I did was cut […]

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How to… Make A Cardboard Dolls House

| December 23, 2011 | 43 Comments
How to… Make A Cardboard Dolls House

This week, I wanted to “show off” our Cardboard Dolls House. There are MANY ways of course of making your own dolls house and this is just how we made it.. A while back, I bought some little wooden dolls for Pip Squeak’s birthday, as well as a random set of kitchen furniture. It was […]

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How to make a Shabby Chic Cake Stand (Guest Post)

| November 25, 2011 | 17 Comments
How to make a Shabby Chic Cake Stand (Guest Post)

Welcome to this week’s lovely Guest Post. This week, Zoe from Playing By The Book shares her delightful “How to make a shabby chic cake stand that even Kirsty Alsopp might be proud of!”. Shabby Chic is all the rage these days and I think this plate stand is fabulous. I spotted it a few […]

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How to… Make Dried Orange Slices & Craft Ideas

| November 18, 2011 | 68 Comments
How to… Make Dried Orange Slices & Craft Ideas

A very quick craft for you – how to dry orange slices for Christmas. I love the “rustic” look of dried oranges – they are so simple and yet so cheerful and Christmassy. I have only really had time to dry our slices and to hang them by a ribbon (I do actually think this […]

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