Mar 20, 2017

Thrift Store Art Made Modern for Your Gallery Wall

How to spice up thrift store art with foam stickers and paint.
I’m on an intense mission to get foam craft stickers the recognition they deserve.  These unsung heroes of the craft store can be used to make Citrus Coasters, Stenciled Comforters, Trendy Triangle Planters and now they have made it onto my…
Mar 16, 2017

Rainbow Home Decor – Too Much or Just Right?

Creating a rainbow tree mini forest.
What are your thoughts on rainbows and home decor?  Lately, I’m feeling it.  Maybe it is because St. Patrick’s Day is near or maybe because as they say I have this thing with color, either way I keep styling more…
Mar 14, 2017

Potato Stamped Shamrock Shirt for St. Patrick’s Day

DIY potato stamped shirt for St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick’s Day is this week.  Do you have your outfit planned?  What about the mug you will drink your coffee from?  Surely you have your St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Wreath hung.  Never fear, there are still a few days…
Mar 09, 2017

DIY Rainbow Soap Popsicles

How to make rainbow soap popsicles.
Find me a dirty kid who could refuse one of these DIY Rainbow Soap Popsicles.  I dare you.  They look good enough to eat, but I promise they will get you squeaky clean and not taste very good.  Not only…
Mar 07, 2017

Rainbow Stitched Desk Storage

How to weave a rainbow onto a plastic container.
When I see plastic storage bins with holes my natural instinct is to stitch.  The idea of a cross stitch pattern, memories of plastic canvas crafts and kids lacing cards all come rushing back.  Does this happen to anyone else?…
Mar 06, 2017

Using Adult Coloring Book Pages to Make Backpack Charms

How to make a coloring book page into a Shrinkydink charm.
Adult coloring books have a lot of possibilities.  You can use them to adorn onesies, up your pin game with a unicorn or even whip up a cute backpack charm.  Sure, just coloring the pages is fine too.  When artist Kim…
Mar 03, 2017

Art Journaling Using Your Kid’s Art

How to make a family art journal.
Do your kids bring home a boatload of art from school?  Are they prolific painters on the weekends too?  More importantly do they act like it is a sacrilege if you don’t keep every scrap of paper they have ever…