DIY Paper Easter Egg Cups

This project is perfect for those of you love great design, but want it fast.   Using strips of patterned paper and a few embellishments, you can complete this darling family in under 20 minutes. You can easily customize your eggs to fit your family’s dynamic and […]

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Play and Pretend

Last week at So You Think You’re Crafty the theme was “Kid’s Can Do”.  It seem that this is the constant theme around these parts as my girls are always making some kind of creative mess.  I chose to push the envelope a bit (not […]

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Shrinky Dink Backpack Tags

It comes as no surprise that I have an obsession with kid art.  I truly enjoy watching their artwork evolve and getting a glimpse of how they see the world. That brings us to shrink plastic.  We used these as a non-candy option for Valentine’s […]

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Valentines Round 1: Mustache Lollies

I love Valentine’s.  What’s not to like when pink and red hearts are involved.  I sheepishly admit to dotting my I’s with hearts far longer than social dictates would allow.  I suspect my mom loves Valentine’s as well. I clearly remember creating handmade valetines with her […]

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Heart String Art: 6-year-old style

I had big plans to share many, many valentine crafts and  decorations.  I even started early (meaning not February 13th), but alas…. I am still so slow.   This project is the trifecta of kid crafts.   1.) Easy  2.) Fast  3.) Awesome Gather supplies […]

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Fabric Scrap Buster: Kid Art

Please join me in wishing my photography skills were more impressive.  I am so tickled with the art project we did at the girls’ birthday party that I wanted to share it – crummy photo skills and all. Supplies: stretch canvas or foam board fabric […]

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Just add sugar, and then add a little more

It’s raining again.  No surprise… I live in Portland.   The girls were desperate to create.  Twist my arm? We dipped candy canes in melted chocolate chips, then drizzled white chocolate or sprinkles. And because hot chocolate needs more sugar, we used them as hot chocolate […]

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