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Get Crafty – Aug 2010 – SUMMER!

| August 1, 2010 | 24 Comments
Get Crafty – Aug 2010 – SUMMER!

  Welcome back to the monthly Get Crafty feature. Design to inspire people to “Get Crafty”. Hope you find something lovely to make! This month I bring you “Summer” – anything to do with summer – from trips to the beach to hanging out with friends to sunflowers and butterflies! Hope you find something lovely […]

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How to.. make felt donuts! More felt food!

| July 30, 2010 | 36 Comments
How to.. make felt donuts! More felt food!

I am on a mission to make a whole grocery bag full of Felt Food for Pip Squeak’s 1st Birthday – so far I have one Gingerbread Man, 8 gorgeous Strawberries and 3 donuts (or doughnuts, depending from which side of the pond you are visiting)! I am yet to make some Cream!!! Here I will […]

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Kid’s Book – Nutshell Library, Maurice Sendak & Kid’s iPhone App Review – KidArt

| July 26, 2010 | 5 Comments
Kid’s Book – Nutshell Library, Maurice Sendak & Kid’s iPhone App Review – KidArt

Kid’s  Book and Kid’s iPhone App reviews continue. For my “reasons” behind “Why Apps?!” look here. Type “Kids” or “children” or “educational” into the Apple iStore and you get bombarded with Apps. Which to get?! Look no further… Kid’s Book Review: Nutshell Library – Maurice Sendak Nutshell Library by Maurice Sendak. Reading Age: 5yrs +. Read together […]

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Weekly Photo – Nature

| July 24, 2010 | 41 Comments
Weekly Photo – Nature

2 for 1 Saturdays continue… First up the Gallery, where I get a chance to take random photos. Then the Kindness Club, where I get a chance to think about how I am teaching values to my children. I will always try and fulfil the prompt with the help of Red Ted and Pip Squeak! […]

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How to… make No Sew Lavender Bags/ Pillows!

| July 23, 2010 | 53 Comments
How to… make No Sew Lavender Bags/ Pillows!

Love the beautiful lavender around this time of year? Think it is a shame when it all goes to waste in a few weeks time? Don’t have the time (or inclination) to sew a lavender bag or little lavendar pillow? Look no further. No Sew Lavender Bags are here. This is so ridiculously easy, that […]

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Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

| July 21, 2010 | 49 Comments
Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

These actually make a great Autumn Craft for Kids, however you can of course make them at any time of year. As we have been getting some hotter days this year, we have made a few trips to the park recently. Whilst there, we played ball, look at the stream and collected some leaves. Now, I know […]

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Kid’s Book & Kid’s iphone App review – Dr. Seuss One Fish, Two Fish & Dr. Seuss’s ABC

| July 19, 2010 | 16 Comments
Kid’s Book & Kid’s iphone App review – Dr. Seuss One Fish, Two Fish & Dr. Seuss’s ABC

Kid’s  Book and Kid’s iPhone App reviews continue. For my “reasons” behind “Why Apps?!” look here. Type “Kids” or “children” or “educational” into the Apple iStore and you get bombarded with Apps. Which to get?! Look no further… ook Review – Dr Seuss One Fish, Two Fish Nursery edition One Fish, Two Fish Nursery Edition. Dr Seuss. […]

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How to… make scented Playdough! A fail safe playdough recipe!

| July 16, 2010 | 43 Comments
How to… make scented Playdough! A fail safe playdough recipe!

There are many recipes on the web for making playdough. I made three attempts, before I felt I got it right (I was making some for one of our “story + art” projects and had a very dissappointed Red Ted when the playdough didn’t come out right). So I decided, that I would write a […]

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The Gallery, Alphabet Thursday & Kindness Club – Zoom up close & Military

| July 10, 2010 | 34 Comments
The Gallery, Alphabet Thursday & Kindness Club – Zoom up close & Military

Hi, my 2 or even 3 for 1 Saturdays are beginning to be a bit of a regular thing! If you don’t like, it let me know, I can always split the post.. but to be honest I don’t want to overload your inboxes or google reader. So 3 for 1 it is (again). First up The […]

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How to… make a Halterneck out of a T-shirt (Guest Post)

| July 9, 2010 | 42 Comments
How to… make a Halterneck out of a T-shirt (Guest Post)

It looks like we have Guest Post month!! So many lovely people sharing their crafts with you on Red Ted Art. Hurray! This week we have the amazing Amanda from Unique Snowflake visiting. She came up with his ingenious way of converting an old T-shirt into a Halterneck for the ladies! Talk about fabulous recycling! […]

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Giveaway – Gorgeous Peanut & Pip PicNic set

| July 8, 2010 | 54 Comments
Giveaway – Gorgeous Peanut & Pip PicNic set

***This Competition is now Closed. The winner has been contacted!*** We have another lovely lovely give away for you. This time it is by my fabulous new sponsor Peanut & Pip. If you haven’t already checked out their website, you really should. They have the most adorable and original children’s gifts. Things you won’t find […]

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Books x 3 – My Cat likes to hide in boxes, There are cats in this book, Mog the forgetful cat

| July 5, 2010 | 18 Comments
Books x 3 – My Cat likes to hide in boxes, There are cats in this book, Mog the forgetful cat

Today we have a cat theme in our book collection! If you don’t like cats, look away now. If you do like cats and have no money to buy books, look away now. Else, read on and get these for your children’s library!!!! All books are available on my amazon store. Proceeds go to charity […]

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The Gallery – Holiday & Pop Art Kids – Louisa

| July 3, 2010 | 23 Comments
The Gallery – Holiday & Pop Art Kids – Louisa

Weekly Photo: Palm tress, blue skies, deckchair, suntan lotion and good read. Sounds like the makings of a great holiday… in our backyard. With The Englishman’s MBA’s fees and exam schedules, a stay at home mum and two kids, we shall be having a lovely holiday in at home this year. Trips to the Science […]

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How to… make Felt "Strawberries & Cream" & Gingerbread Men!

| July 2, 2010 | 34 Comments
How to… make Felt "Strawberries & Cream" & Gingerbread Men!

Update: We recently adapted these adorable Felt Strawerries to include a ribbon and key chain… to make an adorable little gift. We also stuffed some lavender into them making them smell delightful. Perfect! Strawberry Keychain Craft With the Wimbledon Tennis on at the moment, you may want to indulge in some “Strawberries & Cream”, or […]

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