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paint

DIY Chalkboard Paint and Canvas

It’s back-to-school season and I have chalkboard on my mind! I have long loved everything chalkboard and use it various ways around our home. But this time I wanted to do it with a twist, DIY chalkboard paint! I thought it… Continue Reading →

Tick Tock…DIY Color Block Clock

I am really loving this DIY color block clock that I found from Molly of Almost Makes Perfect! Wouldn’t it make a great project for a rainy day? You can personalize it with whatever colors are in your home! This clock… Continue Reading →

Super Trendy Color Blocked Dipped Spoons

I love big bright pops of color! This DIY color blocked dipped spoons tutorial is the perfect gift idea for a bridal shower, Mother’s Day, or just a friend’s birthday. Jordan from The Happy Homebodies gives us the step-by-step instructions… Continue Reading →

Puffy Paint Rainbow Cards + $300 Giveaway

We’re making a few festive rainbow cards for spring using little dots of puffy paint. Puffy paint has such a fun texture to it, making your cards pop out and come to life. With these darling rainbow cards, we’re painting… Continue Reading →

Paint Drip Planters For Potted Bulbs

Bulb flowers are about to make their triumphant early Spring return and I could not be more thrilled. I’ve been seeing pots of them in various stores, ready to grow and think that this idea for paint drip planters from… Continue Reading →

New Year’s Family Motto Board for 2012

With the new year just around the corner (ah, where has 2011 gone?!)… I’ve been thinking a lot about goals for me and my family. Each year we try to think of a new motto that my family can focus… Continue Reading →

Apple-Shaped Stamped Cards for Back to School

Thanks to the folks at Martha Stewart and Plaid, who’ve teamed up to create a power pack of decorative paint and supplies, I received a fun box full of supplies. Right away I headed for these circle sponge stamps, endless… Continue Reading →

Summer Camp for Kids: Salt Dough Beads

Summer Camp guest post by Cathy of Nurture Store. My daughter loves accessorising as much as she loves crafting and this project to make salt dough beads is the perfect combination of the two. The dough is super easy to… Continue Reading →

Paper Plate Tropical Fish

I remember going to the doctor’s office when I was a kid and staring in wonderment at all the beautiful fish in their salt water fish tank. I would go home and draw fish and color them with bright, pretty… Continue Reading →

Pumpkins, Spiders, and Bats, Oh My!

With Halloween just a week away, I seem to be in a black and orange whirlwind. There’s last minute touches to costumes, pumpkins that need to be carved, and more witch broom chocolate treats to be served! And to add… Continue Reading →

Crafting an Indoor Winter Wonderland

I’m sharing a fun Winter Wonderland craft over at From Dates to Diapers. Come see how we made it snow inside!

Craft a Children’s Bedroom Door Sign

I love this fun Bedroom Door Sign made out of paper mache. It’s bringing me back to my elementary school days when we plastered pastey newspapers onto a balloon and hollowed it out for a bowl. Alice from MAD –… Continue Reading →

The Incredible Painted T-Shirt

Oh look, another post where Heather paints something random with acrylic paint! What can I say, acrylic paint is one of the cheapest and most versatile art/craft supplies around! This time, we’re painting t-shirts and onesies. You don’t need anything… Continue Reading →

Play While You Paint

You might have noticed by now that I am way into mixing art time with playtime. My boys loved this technique: using a (washable) toy to apply paint to paper. We used some old toy cars to roll in paint… Continue Reading →

When Art Collides With Toast

Did you know you can paint bread and then toast it into a colorful, edible piece of art? Yep, it’s true. I learned it here. Combine bread cut out with cookie cutters with a bit of edible paint, and art… Continue Reading →

Kid Art Auction for Earth Day

Aimee from Greeblemonkey hosted a fantastic Kid Art Auction last year, raising $800 for environmental causes. Well, she’s at it again this year and I’m helping spread the word. I plan to get my kids involved, submitting their art to… Continue Reading →

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