The Soft Launch of Crafty Crafted Studio and ParenThots Family Day

By Merryn | Posted on 11-08-2010 | 5,636 views
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The Soft Launch of Crafty Crafted Studio and ParenThots Family Day

Great News! We have finally launched our Studio on the 8/8/2010. Read all about it here and here is the entry by a fellow blogger who attended the launch. We also participated in the recent ParenThots Family Day on the 7/8/2010. Read all about it here. It had been a hectic but enjoyable weekend for […]

Origami Ice-cream

By Merryn | Posted on 09-08-2010 | 13,420 views
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Origami Ice-cream

It’s time to indulge in delicious ice-cream 🙂 Origami Ice-cream Fold a square paper half Fold both ends to meet in the middle Fold it back down as shown in the picture Turn it around and fold back the excess ends. Fold the top ends to meet in the middle. Fold down as shown in […]

Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars

By Merryn | Posted on 05-08-2010 | 66,695 views
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Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars

Feel like spying today? 😛 Let’s make a binoculars out of those toilet paper rolls 😀 Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars Paint two toilet paper rolls black Once dried glue them together Use pegs to secure the rolls together while drying Wrap the binoculars with a strip of black sugar paper. Wrap a strip of gold […]

Polystyrene tortoise

By Merryn | Posted on 03-08-2010 | 19,186 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Polystyrene, Turtle

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Polystyrene tortoise

Craft goes green! I’m not throwing those polystyrene fruit trays away. Instead, we are making a tortoise out of it today 🙂 Polystyrene tortoise Cut a polystyrene fruit tray into ‘cups of bowls’ 😛 Paint the polystyrene bowl Cut squares out of paper and paste on the shell. Cut out head and legs out of […]

Footprint Penguin

By Merryn | Posted on 30-07-2010 | 143,951 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft Foam, Felt, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Penguin

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Footprint Penguin

Painting is just so much fun! We are very happy today so let’s make a happy footprint penguin 🙂 Footprint Penguin Paint your foot white, then outline with black It should be something like this Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of paper Paint your thumb black and stamp on both sides of the […]

Egg Carton Grapes

By Merryn | Posted on 27-07-2010 | 52,533 views
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Egg Carton Grapes

Craft Goes Green day 🙂 This time we are converting egg cartons into delicious and juicy grapes 😀 Yummy egg carton grapes 🙂 Cut and paint several egg carton cups This will be my first time sharing a video of my boy at work 😀 This is a video of him painting 🙂 Ethan @ […]

Egg Carton Cat

By Merryn | Posted on 26-07-2010 | 39,207 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Cat, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Egg Carton, Felt, Festive Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Halloween

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Egg Carton Cat

Our crafts are going green so don’t throw your egg carton away. Let’s make a cool cat today 🙂

Hand and Footprint Lobster

By Merryn | Posted on 23-07-2010 | 103,574 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Lobster

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Hand and Footprint Lobster

Today, we are going to make a lobster out of our hand and footprint 😀 Hand and Footprint Lobster Paint your foot red Print your painted foot on a piece of paper Paint your palm red Print both of your palms as shown in the picture Use a brush to draw a line to connect […]

The poster boy is THREE

By Merryn | Posted on 21-07-2010 | 7,691 views
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The poster boy is THREE

Ethan, my poster boy is THREE years old today. If you’ve been following this blog, you would have watch him grow from a 12 months old chubby baby to a ‘no longer chubby’  toddler and now… an active little boy 😀 As he grows, so does this blog and we are proud to announce that […]

Craft’s What Is – Masking Tape

By Merryn | Posted on 21-07-2010 | 7,477 views
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Craft’s What Is – Masking Tape

Masking tape is a type of pressure sensitive tape made of a thin and easy-to-tear paper. It is available in a variety of widths. It is used mainly in painting to cover the part of a surface that should not be painted.

Vitagen Bottle Panda

By Merryn | Posted on 19-07-2010 | 26,162 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Panda, Vitagen bottle

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Vitagen Bottle Panda

Since making the vitagen bottle elephant the other day, I’m very inspired to make other animals out of it. Today, we shall make a panda out of a vitagen bottle 🙂 Vitagen Panda Draw a circle out of a white piece of paper, cut and paste to cover the mouth of the bottle – Do […]

Rocket

By Merryn | Posted on 16-07-2010 | 24,325 views
Categories Bottles, Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Vehicle

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Rocket

Craft go green 🙂 Don’t throw your empty bottles away. Today, we are going to make a rocket 🙂 Rocket from recycled bottle – Get an empty bottle – Wrap it with aluminium foil – Press and squeeze it tight until you see the shape of the bottle forming Use colored craft foams to decorate […]

Craft Tips – Varnishing

By Merryn | Posted on 14-07-2010 | 8,547 views
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Craft Tips – Varnishing

PVA glue can also be used to make varnish, which will help protect the surface of many of your projects. A shiny, varnished effect looks really professional.  Mix the glue with one third the amount of water. The varnish will look a bit white when you paint it on, but when it dries it will […]

ParenThots Family Day is back!

By Merryn | Posted on 13-07-2010 | 7,494 views
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ParenThots Family Day is back!

We were there last year and it was a blast. Read all about it here. It is back this year and we are going to be there again 🙂 Yes peeps. Crafty-Crafted Studio will be participating in ParenThots Family Day again and this year we’ll be holding craft workshops for kids. Click here to register […]

Robot

By Merryn | Posted on 12-07-2010 | 23,132 views
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Robot

Craft goes green 🙂 Let’s make a robot out of empty boxes today 🙂 Robot – Wrap two boxes of different sizes. – Use any colored paper as you wish. Two boxes wrapped in different colored papers – Paste a couple of stones or buttons as the eyes – Paste bottle caps as the ears […]

Playhouse Disney Contest – The Result

By Merryn | Posted on 09-07-2010 | 10,231 views
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Playhouse Disney Contest – The Result

I would like to thank everybody who had submitted their entries for the Playhouse Disney Contest. It’s nice to see parents teaming up with their kids to come out with wonderful masterpiece! Below are the Top 3 winners in no particular order. Sean of cre8tonebabe.blogspot.com has always wanted to be a pilot. He has a […]

Craft’s What Is – PVA Glue

By Merryn | Posted on 07-07-2010 | 23,535 views
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Craft’s What Is – PVA Glue

PVA glue – Is also known as white glue, school glue or wood working glue. It is water-based; your hands and brushes come clean easily under the tap. PVA glue sticks most things together – wood, cardboard, paper, cloth and plastic. It is great for applying glitter too. Just mix it in and paint it. […]

Cotton Sheep

By Merryn | Posted on 05-07-2010 | 36,052 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Cotton, Craft Foam, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Paper Crafts, Sheep

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Cotton Sheep

This is one cute craft you can do with your old newspaper 🙂 See, our crafts are going green! Cotton sheep – Crumple a newspaper into a ball. – Use masking tape to cover the entire surface – Paste rolled up cotton onto the newspaper ball – Poke a toothpick through, glue and let dry. […]

Craft Stick Bee Bookmark

By Merryn | Posted on 02-07-2010 | 15,563 views
Categories Bee, Bookmark, Craft Foam, Craft Stick, Crafts by Materials, Insect crafts

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Craft Stick Bee Bookmark

We can make an interesting bee bookmark using a craft stick. Craft stick bee bookmark – Draw a circle on a yellow craft foam and cut – Draw and cut another circle out of a black craft foam this time – Paint a craft stick yellow – Cut the black circle into half, paste as […]

Craft Tips – Recycle those Shower Gel Bottles

By Merryn | Posted on 30-06-2010 | 8,346 views
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Craft Tips – Recycle those Shower Gel Bottles

You know I do a lot of hand and foot painting with my boy. When it’s time to wash his hands or feet, it is such a hassle if I need to grab hold of a soap bar or squeeze some out of a bottle. What I normally do is to wash and decorate my […]