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36 things to give and get on Mother’s Day

We asked mums what they like to receive and what they like to send to their own mothers for Mother’s Day. At our #MothersDayDoddle Twitter party, mums swapped their tips for best mum gifts and also what they’re planning on giving their mums. The #MothersDayDoddle party was sponsored by Doddle, a service for collecting, returning […]

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Mother’s Day Crafts

Well.. Mother’s Day is JUST around the corner…. If you are a teacher or a Dad in charge of sorting out some lovely Mother’s Day “Things” then check out the list below. As a mother, I LOVE getting homemade cards and a homemade gift. Nothing to fancy, just made with love. (I also love a […]

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All by Mama: A place where mums sell crafts

So many of us love to craft. Mum Gemma Whates not only loves it, she’s co-founded a marketplace where mums in particular can sell their wares. Find out more about the site and the mission behind it. Over to Gemma:   Are you the crafty type? I’ve always been creative (or so I like to […]

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42 inspired ideas for family fun this summer

There are 42 days of summer to fill with family fun. Does that statement fill you with fear or excitement? We’ve gathered 42 of the top tips for fun family summer activities you may not have thought of — suggested by BritMums bloggers — to make your summer more fun than ever. The tips have […]

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Video: Valentine’s Day crafts for kids

Valentine’s Day is usually surrounded by themes of romance and sexytimes. But it’s a great family holiday too — celebrating friendship and love with your children, their friends and extended family. You can make it even more fun by doing some Valentine’s Day crafts with your children. We hung out with crafter extraordinaire Maggy from […]

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Valentine’s craft hangout with Red Ted Art 31 January

St Valentine’s is the day of lovers celebrated around the world with gifts of confectionery, poems and flowers but why buy a card or gift when you can make something with your own fair hands? Start getting ready and get inspired with our BritMums Google hangout featuring Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art. Maggy will […]

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Mixing business & kids: 1 mum’s story & tips

We’re excited that BritMums is partnering with Etsy to celebrate great crafting and provide advice for all you entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be who have been toying with setting up a business based on your crafts, collections or other work. We’re featuring cool crafts and inspiring creators over the coming weeks. Here, Naomi, an owner of two […]

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Make your child this easy Bear Hood Cape

We’re excited to announce that BritMums is partnering with Etsy to celebrate great crafting and provide advice for all you entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be who have been toying with setting up a business based on your crafts or other work. More than ever, crafting is a growing blogging and social media niche, with some stellar BritMums […]

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40 fun ways to gift a scratchcard this Christmas

Uncover a little more excitement this holiday by making it a Scratchcard Christmas! Scratchcards from the National Lottery give you (or your loved ones — *ahem*) the chance of winning up to £1m, which would make Christmas a very merry one indeed! They make fabulous, fun extras for the over-16s on your list. At our #ScratchcardXmas […]

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Inspired Christmas gift-wrapping ideas

Get ahead on your Christmas wrapping and create fun, inspired and beautiful presents, from kids crafts to modern minimalism, with strategies and ideas from these fabulous BritMums bloggers (be sure to circle them on G+ to keep up with all their ideas!): Helen Neale of Kiddy Charts gives tips on managing your wrapping before and […]

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Top mum tips to prepare for Christmas

Now’s the moment. This is the time when you can enjoy pre-Christmas activities with the family and actually get ahead of the game. We brought together 5 creative bloggers to tell us their top mum tips and creative projects that getting their families into the Christmas spirit. Watch the video to discover: an easy-to-make ornament […]

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41 spooky Halloween foods, crafts & decorations

In the past year we have embraced Halloween on this side of the Atlantic, and there’s still time to prepare and enjoy the day of chills, thrills, food and fun. Here are some of the best ideas for celebrating with the entire family, from BritMums bloggers. Scroll down for: Decorating ideas Cookies & cakes Healthy […]

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Video: Easter crafts with Red Ted Art

There’s still time to do Easter crafts — with your children, for your children, or organised so they can crack on with them on their own. We hung out with Maggy Woodley, crafter extraordinaire, Red Ted Art blogger and author of the new book Red Ted Art: Cute and Easy Crafts for Kids and Marianne […]

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Making crafting with kids easy

What puts you off crafting at home with the children? We speak to expert crafter Maggy Woodley and she shares her top tips. Tune in to BritMums on Google + on Monday when we are holding a Hangout with Maggy as we talk Easter crafts and more with her, come join us. Crafts is my […]

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Maggy of Red Ted Art shares budget gift-wrapping tips

Video: Gift wrapping tips with Red Ted Art

Wrapping gifts doesn’t have to be stressful, wasteful or expensive. We hung out with Maggy from Red Ted Art and learned all her tricks for beautiful and easy gift wrapping that also gets the kids involved! Watch it now!  

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Creating Avengers Super Hero notebooks

Maggy from Red Ted Art has created some super hero notebooks, emblazoned with Iron Man and Captain America. Anna is an ambassador for our #KodakAvengers Linky Challenge. You can find your inner Super Hero and enter the Linky Challenge for your chance to win £500 or a printer and ink package worth £175. Every entry […]

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Making #KodakAvengers puppets for fun and easy play

Looking for something fun to do on playdates or at a birthday party? Then check out Red Ted Art’s latest post. We commissioned her to try out all the free Marvel’s Avengers Assemble printables and now she’s recently been voted “Number 1 Most Popular Small Boy Pay Date Destination! They made three sets of pupets in 10 minutes, […]

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Discovering Inner Super Heroes in #KodakAvengers Challenge

Maggy from Red Ted Art tells us how her son has caught the Super Hero bug and is sharing it with his friends and family. Maggy is an ambassador for our #Kodak Avengers Linky Challenge. Get inspired to find your inner Super Hero and enter the Linky Challenge for your chance to win £500 or […]

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