Kids

DIY Photo Shoot Props for Kids

DIY Photo Shoot Props for Kids

About two years ago I made these super cute photo shoot props for my daughter’s second birthday.  They ended up in a box somewhere in the corner of the party and never had their moment to shine.  Flash forward to a recent photo shoot for kids I did with my friend and photographer Morgan Pansing, (she(…)

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Heart to Heart Dot to Dot for Valentine’s Day

Heart to Heart Dot to Dot for Valentine’s Day

Here’s a super simple Valentine’s Day diy for all those self proclaimed “non crafty moms” out there.  Who doesn’t love the old school school game dot to dot?  Well, in this case Heart to Heart.  Here’s a super simple craft you can do with your kids.  Have fun!  (Keep reading if you’re like, what the heck(…)

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Handmade Glitter Toys for Imaginative Play

Handmade Glitter Toys for Imaginative Play

My girls have been begging me to use glitter lately.  “Mama I want sparklies,” from D and “Mama, please can we use glitter,” over and over again in a long drawn out groan.  I finally decided to put an end to the madness and I’m so glad I did!  Sometimes following our children’s lead is(…)

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Make A Recycled Sewing Box

Make A Recycled Sewing Box

A little over a year ago I received a message on my Facebook page the very second I hit 1000 likes.  It said something like “Congrats.  The first 1000 are the hardest.”  Asia from Fun at Home with Kids had been reading my blog and watching my page slowly slowly creep to the high hundreds(…)

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Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Am I weird for thinking this Salt Painting Collage belongs in a museum?  Because I seriously do.  I mean, look at those colors!  Kids are just amazing and this process art activity is a fantastic, multi layered experience that they just love.  I highly recommend it.  The kids in this post are all 3, which is(…)

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50 + Art Projects for 3-5 Year Olds

50 + Art Projects for 3-5 Year Olds

I have decided to take a little inventory on my blog to make sure it’s as helpful and resourceful as possible.  As it turns out, I have over 50 art projects for kids ages 3 to 5 that are super duper amazing and awesome right here.  I took some time to round them all up(…)

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Happy Handmade Craft eBook Launch!!!

Happy Handmade Craft eBook Launch!!!

Hey Everyone!  I’ve been so excited for this day.  After tons and tons of handwork we are launching the most fantastic crafting ebook called Happy Handmade! By “we” I mean over 18 of the most fantastic crafty bloggers in the blogosphere.  Yup, this book is amazing! It’s full of crafty ideas, process ideas, and all kinds of(…)

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Winter Scene Shadow Boxes

Winter Scene Shadow Boxes

I guess this is the year of the shadow box because we can’t seem to stop making them.  First, it was self portrait shadow boxes.  Then we went to family photo shadow boxes.  And now, winter scene shadow boxes.  I just think it’s so much fun to create this little worlds of wonder and these(…)

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25 Valentine’s Day Art Projects for kids

25 Valentine’s Day Art Projects for kids

Love is definitely in the air.  My girls are practicing drawing hearts.  I’m painting bleeding hearts.  There’s just a lot of love out there and in here.  I took some time to make this round up of all my favorite Valentine’s Day Art Project Ideas all in one place.  My very favorite ever is number one.  I(…)

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Bleeding Hearts – Art Project for Kids

Bleeding Hearts – Art Project for Kids

Valentine’s Day is officially a month out, which means pink and red in every super market and 99 cents store as far as the eye can see.  Does it mean much more than that?  For me, it’s an excuse to do fun arts and crafts like these milk painting valentine’s books. Beyond that, I like to(…)

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