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Welcome to Red Ted Art

| April 22, 2013 | 10 Comments
Welcome to Red Ted Art

We had a little animation fun over the weekend with Ali!! What do you think?! We created it to celebrate the relaunch of my YouTube channel, as well as the launch of my new book (surprise, surprise). It was great fun revisiting our Kids Crafts favourites from the book, and playing with them on Pip […]

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Red Ted Art – The Book

| March 11, 2013 | 202 Comments
Red Ted Art – The Book

Hooray! Finally my very own Kids Craft Book is HERE!!! Red Ted Art, Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids!!!! This has been a long time in the making (this time last year, we were drafting out what would go into the book, can you believe it?!) and it is soooo exciting to finally see it […]

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How to… make a Japanese Scoubidou Doll

| March 30, 2012 | 13 Comments
How to… make a Japanese Scoubidou Doll

These are very cute little “Japanese Scoubidou Dolls” that I actually learnt to make in Japan! How cool is that? Scoubidou’s are actually a very basic form of Macrame, so, if you have ever wondered how to macrame or you wanted to give macrame a go, then you may like starting of with Scoubis.  As […]

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Weekly Photo: Different Priorities!

| September 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
Weekly Photo: Different Priorities!

Red Ted Got Crafty & decorated his Innocent Drinks lunchbox. Pip Squeak Got Slurping. The lunchbox is now coming on holiday with us! I am not yet an expert at “lunch box snacks”, as my kids are still quite young.. however, this is what I aim to do (from when I used to take lunches […]

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How to… Create Your Own Personalised Art

| September 2, 2011 | 12 Comments
How to… Create Your Own Personalised Art

Welcome back to this week’s “How To”. Today we have a very pretty Guest Post from Stacey at Scamp. Scamp is a gorgeous website that sells handmade and personalised new baby gifts. Each is lovingly made and beautiful. From bunting, to mobiles… Really worth a look! And today we are lucky enough that Stacey shares […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Tate Britain & Sea Monsters

| August 31, 2011 | 21 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Tate Britain & Sea Monsters

Hello! Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! I am very excited about today’s post, as it is something I have been wanting to do with my kids since they were born (Yes, that is how “sad” I am) – visit an art gallery and get crafty! Today we went to Tate Britain “quite by accident”. […]

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How to… make a Mini Magnet Art Gallery!

| August 19, 2011 | 24 Comments
How to… make a Mini Magnet Art Gallery!

Welcome back to this week’s how to… ok… so it is rather an “easy” how to, and it is more an idea really, but we, here in Red Ted HQ are rather chuffed to bits: we made a magnetic mini gallery out of Red Ted’s artwork! This idea would also look lovely with family photos […]

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Building Bridges..

| July 29, 2011 | 9 Comments
Building Bridges..

..not those kind of bridges, all is well in Red Ted Art HQ… we were building “real bridges”. If you say build a bridge to Red Ted, he immediately wants to make one out of Lego Duplo… but we were building a bridge in order to meet the challenge set by Science Sparks and Lego themselves.. so […]

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How to… make a No Knit Knitted Christmas Stocking

| July 8, 2011 | 44 Comments
How to… make a No Knit Knitted Christmas Stocking

Hello! Welcome back to this week’s “How To”… today, I show you an oh so simple “no knit” Knitted Christmas Stocking. This forms part of the “Christmas in July” season. Which is designed to give you plenty of time to hunt around for any materials and get your crafts made! I saw this idea on […]

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How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

| June 24, 2011 | 36 Comments
How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

How to Make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners, is part of the Make It Easy Series. Visit Hello Beautiful for the intro post or read below for more info. This week’s How To is a little “Pillow Case” dress for beginners. It is the second one I have made and I class myself a sewing […]

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Kids Crafts: Making Flags with Kids

| June 22, 2011 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: Making Flags with Kids

Ever since we had a street party for the Royal Wedding, Red Ted LOVES flags – we had bunting up on the street, as well as big Union Jack by the gazebos. Everywhere we go, he always points out the flags to me… “I love flags, Mummy”. “Let’s count the flags”. “Look Mummy, flags!”. So […]

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Kids Crafts: Woodland People

| June 15, 2011 | 43 Comments
Kids Crafts: Woodland People

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This is a very special kids crafts post – as it was called about by Rashmie from Mommy Labs. As part of World Environment Day (5 June) she wanted to celebrate and get us celebrating by creating a Forest Craft. A great opportunity to talk to our children about […]

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How to… make Organza flowers

| May 13, 2011 | 41 Comments
How to… make Organza flowers

Welcome back to the How To section. Today we are looking at how to make Organza Flowers… As you know I often have Guest Posters share their wonderful creative and crafty ideas. This is a fabulous way to keep me on my toes and help bring new and varied crafts. I have often learnt a […]

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Kids Crafts: How to Make a Pinwheel

| May 11, 2011 | 47 Comments
Kids Crafts: How to Make a Pinwheel

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! With the “Weather Get Crafty” carnival almost upon us, I thought it was a good time to have a “how to make a pinwheel” post. It has been on my “to do” list for ages, as it is of those “key childhood crafts” that every child should have a […]

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