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Fill your stockings at Red Dot
POSTED ON Dec 12, 2017

We have a huge range of toys to fill out your stockings this Christmas – all at super low prices.

School Holiday Craft for Kids
POSTED ON Nov 30, 2017

The countdown is on until the school holidays are here and your little terrors have hours of free time on their hands.

Why not head down to your local Red Dot store and stock up on craft materials to help keep those little hands out of mischief?

Hosting the perfect summer BBQ
POSTED ON Nov 06, 2017

Summer is almost here so it’s time to dust off the barbie, shake out the picnic rug and get yourselves ready for a party! Hosting the perfect summer bbq is easy with Red Dot, as we have everything you need to make your event run smoothly and hassle free.

Want to scare your neighbours silly?
POSTED ON Oct 20, 2017

If you don’t feel up to carving pumpkins (and value having all your fingers) why not decorate your Halloween pumpkins instead! The only limitation you have is your imagination – get the kids involved and see what they can bring to life.
 

How To Carve A Pumpkin
POSTED ON Oct 17, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner, so why not grab yourself a pumpkin and practise your pumpkin carving!

How to decorate your house for Halloween!
POSTED ON Oct 12, 2017

Halloween brings out the kid in most of us. The air starts to cool, pumpkins appear on shelves, and before you know it, your front lawn is a cemetery!

Spring Wardrobe Cleanout
POSTED ON Sep 04, 2017

Spring is the perfect time to sort through your wardrobe. Take advantage of the cool before summer sets in, gather your strength and take the bull by the horns. Sorting through a well-stuffed wardrobe can be a daunting task but if you break it down you’ll get through it.

It’s that time again, BOOK WEEK IS HERE!
POSTED ON Aug 15, 2017

Running from the 19-26 August this year’s theme is ESCAPE TO EVERYWHERE – so get your thinking cap on and decide which character to be!

Get baking with Red Dot as we proudly sponsor RSPCA’s Cupcake Day.
POSTED ON Aug 08, 2017

Attention all animal lovers – Chopper is asking to you get into the kitchen and bake some goodies to support the RSPCA’s Cupcake Day on Monday, 21 August. 100% of fund raised through your baking efforts will help rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome the 135,000 animals that come through RSPCA shelters every year.

JOIN IN THE ROCKS CRAZE AT RED DOT!
POSTED ON Jul 26, 2017

Chopper is crazy about rocks and he wants you to get your kids involved in this awesome craze!

We love anything crafty at Red Dot which is why we have such a huge range of art and craft materials, suitable for all the budding Van Gogh’s and Da Vinci’s in your family.

Winter Warmer - Roast Recipe
POSTED ON Jul 19, 2017

Roast chicken is usually saved for lazy Sunday evenings, but you can turn it into a weeknight meal by using chicken pieces and some chopped veggies and cooking it all on one of Red Dot’s fabulous roaster trays!

Cool Crafts for the Holidays
POSTED ON Jul 03, 2017

The school holidays are here and Red Dot has the answer for parents wanting to keep their little terrors occupied over the winter break.

We have put together a series of craft projects for the kids. The videos have easy to follow instructions and are sure to keep the kids busy.

They are all simple to do – all you need to do is visit your nearest Red Dot shop for the materials, then sit back and relax as the kids do all the work!

Don’t forget to check out the specials in our latest catalogue!

Creating an Awesome Office Space for Kids These Holidays
POSTED ON Jun 28, 2017

School holidays are almost here and this is the perfect time to think about creating an awesome office space for the kids.

Health Benefits of Salt Lamps
POSTED ON Jun 21, 2017

All sorts of claims have been made about Himalayan pink salt lamps, a popular type of negative ion generator. Properties of these lamps are supposed to range from purifying the air to preventing cancer.

Chopper is barking proud of wa!
POSTED ON Jun 07, 2017

Red Dot are thrilled to have been a part of RSPCA’s Million Paws Walk in 2017. Over 6,000 walkers walked alongside 5694 doggy friends to raise a grand total of $303,000!!!

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
POSTED ON Jun 06, 2017

With winter well and truly set in, it’s time to make sure we’re cosy and comfortable at home. You don’t need to blast the heater and add to your utility bills to keep warm. We’ve prepared a winter warmer checklist so you don’t get caught in the cold!

Winter-proof your pooch
POSTED ON May 24, 2017

With temperatures set to drop this winter, it’s important not to forget our fury friends who may have trouble staying warm.

It’s a common misconception that dogs stay warm from their own body heat and fur during winter. But like us, they too get cold. Prevent winter health risks by keeping your pets warm.

Mother’s Day gifts that every mum will love
POSTED ON May 03, 2017

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Stuck for gift ideas for mum this Mother’s Day? We’ve compiled some ideas that every type of mum is sure to love and appreciate. And if you’ve accidently left it to the last minute, we’ve also got the perfect solutions for you.

Make delicious ANZAC biscuits in under 30 minutes
POSTED ON Apr 20, 2017

There are many ways we commemorate ANZAC Day on the 25th of April, one of those is by baking and sharing in some famous Aussie treats. Pavlova’s, BBQ’s, meat pies, lamingtons, and of course the famous ANZAC biscuit are all foods we can enjoy on the day. Below you’ll find an easy ANZAC Day biscuit recipe that anyone can master in 30 minutes.

3 Fun Easter Craft Ideas to Keep the Family Entertained
POSTED ON Apr 10, 2017

Easter is a great time for spending time with friends and family. And what better way to celebrate Easter than by getting the kids involved in some fun craft activities that will not only keep them occupied, but will also add a personal touch to your Easter at home. Here are three fun ideas to inspire your kids, and maybe you too!Easter is a great time for spending time with friends and family. And what better way to celebrate Easter than by getting the kids involved in some fun craft activities that will not only keep them occupied, but will also add a personal touch to your Easter at home. Here are three fun ideas to inspire your kids, and maybe you too!

Stack it, rack it and get it out of sight!
POSTED ON Mar 30, 2017

Are you living in a tiny home and constantly tripping over your belongings? Space can come at a premium but luckily at Red  Dot  we have the solution!

With over 150 storage solutions available in-store, get down to your local Red Dot and stack it, rack it and put it out of sight. We have baskets, boxes, spaces bags, racks, cupboards and drawers – enough to tidy up even the messiest of houses.

Rachel will never forget the morning she woke up, rolled over and felt a lump in her breast.
POSTED ON Mar 15, 2017

After a rushed visit to her GP and numerous scans and other tests, she was given the bad news. Her lump was very nasty, a Triple Negative. It was doubling in size every week. She was told to get her affairs in order and quickly.

Help Red Dot and Savoir Faire makeup support Breast Cancer Care WA
POSTED ON Feb 16, 2017

Emma never thought that she would be diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34. Her immediate thought was, “will I survive to see my beautiful girls grow up?”

Beat the Heat This Summer
POSTED ON Jan 30, 2017

Here’s our top tips to cool without cranking the airconditioning…

  1. Keep your blinds and curtains closed

Did you know that up to 30% of unwanted heat comes from your windows?

Aussie Day Essentials
POSTED ON Jan 19, 2017

With only one week to go until Australia Day, now is the time to start planning the perfect way to celebrate the day.

Christmas Recipes
POSTED ON Dec 19, 2016

Start your holiday season baking with these simple sweet recipes

No Christmas is complete without Grandma’s rumballs!

Red Dot has all your Kris Kringle gifts totally sorted!
POSTED ON Dec 14, 2016

We’ve got Secret Santa ideas that are quirky, fun and perfect for a  Secret Santa situation – here’s out top suggestions under $20

Amy Zempilas - "Christmas is such a special and happy time of year for us"
POSTED ON Nov 25, 2016

My girls and I have already started listening to Christmas carols and singing along to ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and ‘We Wish You A Merry Christmas’.

Ava and Chloe are at such a beautiful age, writing their Christmas wish lists to Santa and helping decorate our home.

We headed into Red Dot (one of Ava’s favourite shops!) and picked up some fun festive decorations.

This year we decided to keep Christmas really simple and fun.

The way it’s meant to be!

Love,

Amy Zempilas

http://www.absoluteamy.com/

 

 

10 Spring Cleaning Tasks That Take 10 Minutes Each
POSTED ON Oct 25, 2016

It’s spring cleaning time!

Spring Cleaning your home doesn't have to be the bane of your existence this year. Freshen up your home for this spring by doing one ten minute cleaning task every day!  These super quick spring cleaning tips will have your house ready for the party season in no time!

Get your home ready for Halloween on a budget
POSTED ON Oct 25, 2016

Halloween is about dressing up, trick-or-treating, and of course, the lollies, and it’s not just for kids!

Winter Warmers –  money saving tips for a warm house
POSTED ON Jul 21, 2016

It’s been a cold dark winter and a time to spend more time indoors with the heating turn up high! However it’s also the time when our energy bills go sky high.
Here are our top tips for staying warm over the rest of winter.

 

Classic Cupcake Recipe
POSTED ON Jul 21, 2016

Get in the Olympic spirit by making these yummy Olympic cupcakes. With soft vanilla sponge and Smartie decorations, these cupcakes will be a big winner with your family over the Olympics!

 

How to keep your pets happy when you’re not at home
POSTED ON Jul 21, 2016

We all love coming home to our dog or cat who is so happy to greet us. However, work and outings often force us to leave our pets home alone.
So how can you keep them entertained (and out of trouble) when you’re not at home?