Bubble Wrap Wall Hangings

Bubble wrap is a favorite material of mine for art making because 1) it’s FREE! (save that trash from your packages!) and 2) it makes amazing texture or design when printed! But, it can also be the MAIN FEATURE of your art rather than your tool! Check out the steps below for these wall hangings […]

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Cardboard Collagraph Prints

We did a Valentine’s Day guest post for Creative QT, a wonderful company with great products. Their mission is to encourage parents and families to make time together and to create products that enrich families’ lives through imaginative, creative play and play based learning. Head on over to their site to get the tutorial on how to […]

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Spin Art Heart Garland

Did you know that kitchen tools can be used for making art? Yep, that old salad spinner of yours can be used to make some pretty cool art papers. This post contains affiliate links. We have used the Crayola Spin Art Maker in the past but the salad spinner is great for using thicker paint like […]

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Heart Art ~ Four Ways

Looking for some LOVE themed art ideas? Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so here is your one stop for FOUR fun art ideas! Any of these can be used for framed art, cards, or gift ideas. Click on the link below for a step-by-step video and then scroll below for more details and […]

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Holiday Craft Round-up

Raise your hand if the month of December was busy…(hand raised). Last year, I vowed to simplify the holiday season but for some reason it seemed a little more chaotic than usual. I did, however, manage to squeeze in several holiday crafts for my kiddos but I never got around to sharing them so here […]

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The Best Toys and Gifts for Encouraging Creativity and Imagination

The toys that get the most use in our house are the ones that are open-endedand encourage creativity and imagination. It’s frustrating to see my children play with a toy that does just ONE thing and then they are bored with it shortly after. These one and done toys just create clutter and chaos. If […]

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14 Kid-Friendly Holiday Crafts!

The creative ladies from Little Button Diaries, Laura and Tia, organized a fun holiday collaboration this past week with a group of crafters and bloggers with the fitting name, Craftmas. This group of mamas, including myself, came up with holiday craft ideas to swap and share in a fun blog hop. If you missed our blog […]

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It’s Time for Craftmas: Kid Made Wrapping Paper!

It is December 1st so get ready for some festive craft ideas! I have had the honor of working with some AMAZING ladies on Instagram and was asked to join in on a fun collaborative project called CRAFTmas! Craftmas is your ultimate holiday craft guide featuring some super creative ideas by 15 superstar crafters! No […]

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Corn and Straw Sensory Bin

Do your kids have a room full of toys that never get played with? Me too. I try to toss, donate, and pack up for the attic on a regular basis but we somehow still wind up with SO.MUCH.STUFF. There’s birthdays, Christmas, Easter, party favors from friend’s birthday parties, cheap prizes for rewards, random gifts […]

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Milk Jug Faces

Create some fun masks or mythical creatures using a mix of recycled and various decorative items. These milk jugs are a perfect canvas for some 3-dimensional creativity! This post contains affiliate links. Supplies: Spray primer will help the paint adhere and not flake off. I use this a lot for plastic (and some cardboard projects) so […]

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