Art Archive

Notions: Making Art with Kids

I love doing art projects with the girl, but it’s something we’ve been doing a lot of lately. Well, she started a project that hasn’t gotten finished yet, but that will be really cool

3 Books for Kids Who Love to Make

My daughter’s school just opened up a tinkering studio, which is completely awesome and I want to live there. It’s great because the school is really dedicated to STEAM education so there are circuits

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