Autumn

Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

by Amy on October 21, 2013

My girls love decorating the windows around our house. They are a perfect canvas for all kinds of sun catcher projects. We often make things with clear Contact paper, but this time we made beautiful stained-glass leaves with wax paper and tissue paper. This is a fun and simple project for all ages! Supplies for […]

How cute is this little pumpkin craft that caught my eye on the M&T Spotlight page? With fall just around the corner these canning jar lid pumpkins from Sherri of About Family Crafts would be the perfect addition to a gift or decor for the house! I think this is a must-make for fall crafts this […]

Paper Scrap Fall Trees

by Amy on September 16, 2013

We’re just starting to see some fall colors in our neighborhood, which makes me so happy. I love fall! Even though we’re still a few days away from the official first day of autumn, my girls and I were ready to start some fall crafting projects. We kicked things off with these whimsical paper tree […]

Craft a Patchwork Pumpkin

by Amy on October 15, 2012

We seem to have an endless supply of paper and fabric scraps around our house, and I’m always looking for new ways to use our stash. With pumpkin patches and jack o’lanterns on our mind, we turned orange collages into perfect patchwork pumpkins! Supplies for Patchwork Pumpkins: Blank card stock or construction paper Orange paper, […]

We love collecting colorful leaves for leaf rubbings early in the fall, before the leaves are either too soggy or too crunchy. We usually use colored crayons to make our rubbings, but we’ve been playing with white crayon and watercolor resist leaf rubbings. I think I like these striking leaf rubbings the most! I’m sure […]

I’ve just caught wind of a new and fabulously crafty ebook you must get your hands on in time for fall. Jean of The Artful Parent, an amazing artist and creative genius, has come out with a new ebook: The Artful Year Autumn :: Celebrating the Seasons and Holidays with Family Arts and Crafts. This book is […]

We’re crafting egg cartons into pine cones, helping us celebrate and decorating our home for fall. Supplies for Egg Carton Pine Cones: one dozen egg carton brown paint paint brush paint bowl paper towels or newspaper scissors (adult) 1 brown pipe cleaner per pine cone 1. Cut apart your egg carton into single carton cups. […]

This is my favorite season, I love fall colors. Here are some fall projects from over at the M&T Spotlight that I’ve chosen to feature, each one getting me inspired. **Next week: It’s time for some sweets, so I’ll be featuring your sweet treats. Link them up at Spotlight. Book Page Pumpkin Fall Wood Crafts […]

Our family recently moved to a new home which we are renting, completely furnished. Fabulous, considering we’re only here a year and didn’t want to bring all our stuff with us. What’s not so fabulous is not having all my fun decorations for each season! So lately I’ve been looking for inexpensive ways to decorate […]

Leaf People Finger Puppets

by Amanda on September 6, 2011

Fall is the perfect time to get outside with your kids and stock up on the free craft supplies that Mother Nature provides for you. Collect twigs, pine cones, acorns and bark that has come off of branches or tree trunks. Leaves on the other hand have a limited crafting life. Because a leaf is […]

Guest Post by Jodi of Pleasant Home Last year I had a Thanksgiving Table Ensemble published in a CK Special Edition magazine called Holiday Home. The projects were simple ways to dress up your Thanksgiving table. Here is a quick tutorial on how I made the leaves for the projects in Holiday Home.  For my […]

Thankful Leaf Place Settings

by Marie on November 3, 2009

I’ve loved this post from Quince and Quire on Leaf Drawing. Even though I don’t have her artistic touch, I decided I had to make some myself anyway, taking a Thanksgiving spin on it. I wrote the names of people who will be at our dinner table, making each leaf a place setting. You’ll first […]

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