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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 | 42 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 Fabric Bauble (Guest Post)

| December 9, 2011 | 21 Comments
How to… Make a Fabric Bauble (Guest Post)

This week brings you yet more lovely Christmas Crafts with this How to make a Fabric Bauble from Snaffles Mummy! It really is “decorations” galore here at Red Ted Art, but with Christmas rapidly heading our way, why not? I love ornaments and this is another fabulous idea. Choose fabrics that “fit your colour scheme”. […]

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Quick Craft Post: Magazine Craft Challenge

| December 5, 2011 | 27 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Magazine Craft Challenge

A quick Christmas card craft for your kids! Cute. Cheap. Fun. I do love a crafty challenge, so when the gorgeous Tinkerlab said that the next challenge was on, I knew we *had* to take part. This time she set the “magazine” craft challenge. Nothing like a bit of recycling. And at this time of […]

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How to… make a Fabric Scrap Angel (Guest Post)

| December 2, 2011 | 43 Comments
How to… make a Fabric Scrap Angel (Guest Post)

Welcome to this week “Fabric Scarp Angel”… now I love love love this little angel ornament for several reasons: Firstly.. it is recycled. You know me and recycling, there are so many “bits and pieces around the home” that really can be put to good use and it is great when you make something cute […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Dog Loo Roll Marionette (Victor van Krumm)

| November 23, 2011 | 35 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Dog Loo Roll Marionette (Victor van Krumm)

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and our loo roll dog marionette! I actually wrote this post a few weeks ago as Guest Post for Rachel at Sun Scholars! I was very pleased to be asked to stop by and share one of my crafts. I have been regularly visiting Sun Scholars over the past […]

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How to… make a Fabric Notice Board (Guest Post)

| November 18, 2011 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Fabric Notice Board (Guest Post)

Welcome back to this week’s “How To”, we have a “How to Make a Fabric Notice Board” for you.. What to do with an old frame? Upcycle of course! The lovely Kelly Innes from Domestic Goddesque is visiting again (she shared her fabulous Peg Wreath a couple of weeks ago). If you didn’t get a […]

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Weekly Photo: Pip Squeak’s Mystery Present

| November 12, 2011 | 5 Comments
Weekly Photo: Pip Squeak’s Mystery Present

A clue to the mystery project… more next week!

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Kids Craft: Shadow Puppets & Theatre

| November 2, 2011 | 32 Comments
Kids Craft: Shadow Puppets & Theatre

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we have a shadow puppet and theatre for you.. As the afternoons get darker earlier, this is a wonderfully fun activity for kids of all ages! I think it is a great way to embrace the coming winter months and to look forward to the darker evenings […]

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Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

| October 20, 2011 | 33 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Halloween Lanterns (vlog)

  A quick and fun Halloween Craft for you – the tissue paper jar lanterns. I am not surprised that these are so popular in the U.S. they are fun, easy and quick to make… as well as being nice and safe for small hands too! Materials: Clean Jam Jar (the bigger the better), orange […]

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How to.. make a Sock Monkey

| September 30, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to.. make a Sock Monkey

Welcome back to this week’s “How to… Make A  Sock Monkey”. The Sock Monkey Pattern has been around a long long time. Originally it was designed by the Nelson Knitting Company. They came up with a way of making use of two whole socks to make a cute cheeky little monkey. The Sock Monkey Pattern […]

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Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

| September 11, 2011 | 1 Comment
Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

After having spent a morning with Morsbags a couple of weeks ago, I was inspired to make some more (here is my original Morsbag post with links to patterns). I had huge sewing machine problems.. but it is all part and parcel of learning to sew. I just chanted: it isn’t the sewing machine, you […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

| September 7, 2011 | 10 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

Hello! Guess what.. yes we are having another break here at Red Ted Art…. but if you are linky “Hungry”, I thought I would put it up for you anyway, as wella s share one of my favourite Red Ted Art crafts to date: our Loo Roll Giraffe Marionettes! We made these well over a […]

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Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

| August 18, 2011 | 29 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Stick Men

What crafts to make with sticks? Easy! Remember our Stick Men from ages ago? Well we made more! Pip Squeak had a go too – you can see the one with the squished fabric! She added tons of glue and squished it on. I think it looks rather lovely and robe like!! Red Ted now […]

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