I had these four ugly brown picture frames sitting around that I was dying to do something with. My daughter’s room was desperately in need of stuff on the walls so I thought this would be a good project for her room. The only problem was these pictures frames are brown and her furniture is […]
One of many goals during my daughter’s spring break was to plant a garden with her. When we bought our house in December we had to replace pretty much everything in the backyard. We had this nice plant bed with nothing in it so we decided to turn it into ‘Emily’s Garden.”
For a school project my daughter needed to make a cardboard box car. We decided to construct a Strawberry Shortcake car. I knew immediately I wanted to make strawberry scented paint. I just kept thinking how cool would it be if the car smelled like strawberries.
After we constructed our car out of an old […]
The following is a guest post from my good gal pal, Brooke. She is a busy mom of three and enjoys a good craft….or two.
Every year, I hear people complain that everyone seems to skip right over Thanksgiving and dive headfirst into Christmas. “Straight from demanding candy to demanding presents!” one irate friend […]
Welcome to another edition of Messy Craft Mondays! This week the kiddos are painting paper mache flowers. I found these on clearance at my local craft store for a whopping $.99 each. Score! They only had 3 left so the girls got to paint those and for my two year old son I got him […]
Jackson Pollock (1912 -1956) was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip painting and so called “action painting”. Instead of putting his canvas on a traditional easel, Pollock would lay them on the floor. He was also known for sometimes using kitchen utensils as […]
When Emily and I went to my mother’s house for spring break we brought back with us a pine desk I used when I was a kid. My thought was I could refurbish the desk and give it to my daughter so she could use it for doing homework. My mother assured me this would […]
Teachers get a ton of gifts, especially around this time of the year. Every year I struggle with what to get my kid’s teachers and now that my youngest child is in school, I have 2 sets of teachers to worry about. Why not give them a set of thank you cards so they can […]
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