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Cute Felt Softies – Bunny

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Cute Felt Softies – Bunny

So this is a post that has had LOTS of inspiration from LOTS of places. We made these little cute felt softies bunny after two guest posts here on Red Ted Art – we recently had some felt heart brooches and a felt heart mobile.. both just too cute. As big bunny lovers in our house, I wanted […]

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Gruffalo Felt Toy/ Ornament

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Gruffalo Felt Toy/ Ornament

I love it when friends share their crafty makes with me.. such as this adorable Felt Gruffalo. My friend showed it to me and said “It isn’t very good”.. I said “What?!?! Not good? He is LOVELY”! She had made this felt Gruffalo for the Christmas tree for their first Christmas here in the UK. […]

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Quick Tissue Paper Puppets (Wise Men Craft)

| November 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
Quick Tissue Paper Puppets (Wise Men Craft)

Now, these GORGEOUS little Tissue Paper Puppets were made by a friend of mine in Austria! She made them especially for 3 Kings Day, so they make a wonderful Christmas Craft, but I thought they would also be great all year round – as you can make any characters you like – from Princesses to […]

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Halloween Crafts – Shooter Toys

| October 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
Halloween Crafts – Shooter Toys

Welcome back to another quick and easy Halloween Craft – today’s Halloween Craft is perfect for parties or groups – in fact, we had a go at ours at our local Woodcraft Folk group recently and it went down a storm – across all the age groups…. today we bring you Halloween Shooter Toys. Some […]

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Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

| August 7, 2015 | 4 Comments
Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

It is time for NATURE CRAFTS!! As you may (or may not) know, my two most favourite craft mateirals, are RECYCLABLES (such as TP Rolls) and Nature Finds. I love recycled crafts, as I love to “waste not want not” – i.e. make the most of the things we have around us. I love teaching […]

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30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

| May 13, 2015 | 3 Comments
30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

Oh I am a bit of a hoarder of Shoe Boxes.. I don’t know what it is about them, I just love them – they come in that perfect “little size”, you can put things IN a shoebox, shoe boxes stack neatly and they come in all sorts of colours. We particularly shoe boxes, as […]

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DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

Oh my oh my oh my! How I love it when we make something… and then one of my lovely readers sends me AMAZING photos of their version of our craft.. today we have a Fold Away Take Along Train Track Book by Adriana G! Yep, a bit of a mouthful, but you need it […]

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Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

| November 12, 2014 | 5 Comments
Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

I have been DYING to share this little matchbox craft since the SUMMER holidays with you. Red Ted and I made them one afternoon whilst his sister was out visiting friend. Firstly, I love ANYTHING involving matchboxes (I think I may have some happy “dinky” childhood memories of crafting with them – check out our […]

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Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

| November 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

Soooo we were making “snowmen” ornaments the other day (check out our Rainbow Snowmen Ornaments here)… and had JUST finished them all off… when I suddenly thought.. hey… I want to build a snooooowoman…..! In which case we NEED and Olaf Snowman Ornament too.. and hey presto, 10 minutes (or so) later, I had whipped […]

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Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

Yes, you can tell that we have been busy with salt dough recently, right?! It is easy to make up a big batch of either plain or coloured salt dough and then store it for a couple of weeks and use it up a bit at a time. Today, we used the traditional plain salt […]

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Tin Can Drums

| June 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Tin Can Drums

We in that kind of 5 minute crafts mood… quick and fun crafts you can do with the kids, that will result (hopefully) in hours of play. Here are some simple Tin Can Drums you can make with or for the kids! And this little tin can drum is a (modified) version from the lovely […]

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Tin Can Crafts: Stilts

| May 21, 2014
Tin Can Crafts: Stilts

This week we have been looking at what you can make from a tin cans. One of the classic tin can crafts for kids – are these fun Stilts. Pip Squeak (4) and I have had great fun making them and both the kids have loved using the stilts. It is really interesting watching them play […]

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Cardboard Box Crafts: Computer

| May 7, 2014
Cardboard Box Crafts: Computer

Continuing our celebration of the UK Blogging Awards “BiBs”, we have another lovely guest poster from the Craft Category today. For me, events like the BiBs, is an opportunity to explore and celebrate my peer group and get excited about all things crafty. So I have asked some of the “competition” if they would like to […]

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Kids Crafts: Balloon Juggling Ball for 4th July

| June 20, 2012 | 26 Comments
Kids Crafts: Balloon Juggling Ball for 4th July

DIY juggling balls made from balloons and rice are on the agenda today! They also double us as great homemade stress balls, so make a good gift for Dad. This idea came from my neighbour’s (who blogs over at The Good Life Bloggers) 9yrs old son – the balloon juggling balls have been around a […]

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