crafts

Things to Make: Fingerprint Bunnies and Chicks!

 

 

When I was a kid I loved to check out drawing how-to books from the library.  Some of my VERY favorite books were those put out by Ed Emberley. (Click his name to be directed to his fabulous website where you there all sorts of fun activities!!)

He had several book that were based on colors (Big Purple Drawing BookBig Green Drawing Book, etc.)  He including everything from cute little animals to intricate pirate ships.  I remember pouring over them and drawing all sorts of environments and creatures.

Things to Make: DIY Printable Family Rules

I've been working on some fun projects for our new house, and thought I'd share my latest with you!

I wanted to have a fun way to display our family rules in a prominent place in our home, and to add some color and a little more of our family's relaxed personality to our new space, so I created some font art - featuring our families rules! (And also one for our kids birthdays!)

So here it is:

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Things to Make: Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms

 

 

 While the snow has still been falling here for the past couple of days, my thoughts have been turing to Spring.  I thought I'd share my tutorial on how to make Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms here!  

 

Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms

 

Materials Needed:

  • Pink tissue paper (I've used both hot pink and light pink)
  • Dead branches (I got mine out of the pile of wood pruned from the trees in the fall)
  • Hot glue and glue gun
  • Scissors

   

First, fold the tissue into squares about 3" big:

Things to Make: Happy Little Heart Pin

 

One of my loves is embroidery...and I just don't do enough of it!  

Here's a fun little Valentine's tutorial, that is perfect for embroidery beginners!

I love using felt to create unexpected things, like this little happy heart pin!  So, here's my quick little tutorial for the felt happy heart pin project - I'm sure you'll love it! ;)

 

 

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