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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.

August 7, 2019

Sidewalk Chalk Paint – A DIY Recipe

My kids love sidewalk chalk paint.  In the past I’ve purchased it in powdered form and doled it out stingily to make it last longer than a day.  No more!  This three ingredient sidewalk chalk recipe is so easy the kids can make it themselves!  And the making is half the fun!

April 8, 2019

Painting for Toddlers- How to Create Amazing Art Experiences For Young Artists

What do you think of when you imagine allowing your littlest artist to dive into paint?  A mess?  Haha, that’s normal!  There is some mess involved- it wouldn’t be fun without it!  But with the proper set up and expectations you can be sure your little person will have fun and so will you!  Use these ideas for painting for toddlers to set up amazing art experiences for your toddler right at home!  

March 6, 2019

DIy Recycled Paint Scraper for Kids

Do you have a used gift card or an old credit card hidden in your wallet?  If you do you have exactly what you need to make this DIY paint scraper for kids.  These are so easy and such a fun, satisfying process for kids of any age! 

February 20, 2019

How to Decorate Easter eggs with Washable Markers- 3 Easy Ways

Everyone knows how to color Easter eggs with the little tablet of color you plop into the fizzy vinegar water.  I think I’ve done that for about 40 years now and while the eggs are beautiful they are all the same.  What’s the fun in that? Learn how to decorate Easter eggs using three different methods that all use the same easy supply- washable markers!

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