Art Archive

How to Embellish a Canvas Tote Bag

I don’t pay a lot of attention to Klout, the website that gives people scores based on their influence (as of this writing I’m at 63, though I don’t really know what that means).

Get Your Creativity Back with Coloring Pages for Adults

I have to admit I haven’t been feeling all that creative lately. The girl has not been sleeping well, so I (and husband) have not been sleeping well, and when I’m not well rested

Make One-Cut Paper Stars from Kids’ Artwork {Iron Craft Challenge}

The Iron Craft challenge for this week was to craft something using paper, and I went through a lot of ideas before I came upon the plan to do some simple paper cutting. I

Embossed Texture Plates DIY {Iron Craft Challenge}

The Iron Craft challenge this week was to make something involving the letter E. I was thinking about embossing, and then I remembered a big stack of cardboard sheets I’d recently acquired (they were

Found Object Print Making with Kids

Sometimes it pays to have a really messy playroom. Recently the girl asked me to paint with her, which she doesn’t often do. She’s usually content to create by herself, which I love, but

DIY Dragon Egg Tutorial

The girl has lately become really interested in dragons. We picked up the book Dragonology rather at random at the library. It’s written like an early 20th century guide book to dragons, and it’s

My Favorite Upcylced Craft Supplies

This week I’m taking part in the Natural Parenting Blogger Earth Month Blog Hop. Today’s posts are all about natural parenting, green toys and crafts. Making things out of things that would otherwise be