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October 7, 2019

Wax Paper Resist Watercolor Snowflake Painting

Ahhh, there’s something totally magical about snowflakes.  It doesn’t matter how you feel about the general cold state of winter- if you slow down to look at an individual snowflake it’s a miraculous little work of art.  Today we’re going to use wax paper cut snowflakes to make amazing prints in watercolor- catching all the little details!

September 22, 2019

Glue Spiderweb Resist- A Watercolor Painting

I’m not a baker but I do appreciate a good cookie decorating video.  They’re mesmerizing, am I right? This watercolor resist spiderweb painting uses a traditional cookie decorating technique to create a glue spiderweb perfect for painting over.

September 22, 2019

Magic Marker Leaf Prints

Being creative is perhaps the most calming thing to my personality.  I had such a grumpy day the other day.  It was a day of  grown up temper tantrums (mine) that left me feeling deflated.   Out came the markers, in came some leaves.  A little creative brainstorming and my littles and I were absorbed in making these sweet and easy leaf prints with washable markers.  

September 12, 2019

Color Your Own Pumpkin- Stand Up Pumpkin Templates

Everything is coming up pumpkins this time of year.  Pumpkin, lattes, pumpkin candles- it’s squash all around!  While it’s still a bit too early for decorating with real pumpkins it’s the perfect time to print a set of these stand up pumpkin templates and color your own pumpkin that will last the whole season through!

September 5, 2019

Rainbow Leaf Prints- with Washable Marker

Rainbow anything is beautiful but these leaf prints combine the colors of the rainbow with the delicate details of leaves for a finished product you just want to keep looking at!  Whether you use this project as an opportunity to talk about the colors of the rainbow or focus on the sensory aspect of coloring on leaves- it’s a winner!

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