Tag: art projects

Thrifty Thursday: Painting with Tissue Paper

Today’s Thrifty Thursday craft project is not only easy and fun, it’s also super-duper colorful. Who couldn’t use a little extra color in their lives during these bleak winter months? Maybe this was my way of summoning spring. I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly ready for it. Here’s what you’ll need to create your own tissue

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Create it Saturday: Toilet Paper Pumpkin

Well, the good thing is that just by reading the title of this post, you know you have at least one of the things needed to make this fun fall craft…that’s right…toilet paper! Fall is definitely my favorite season and this super easy-to-make pumpkin definitely looks great as my new dining room table centerpiece. It’s the perfect festive accent

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Create it Saturday: Grandparents Day Edition

WARNING: If you are the grandparent of my children STOP reading IMMEDIATELY! You’ll ruin the surprise…As for the rest of you, please carry on. In case you were not aware, Sunday September 9th – tomorrow – is Grandparents Day. My girls are extremely lucky to have 5 wonderful grandparents that absolutely cherish and (of course)

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Create it Saturday: Rubber Glove Finger Puppets

My oldest daughter, Caroline, is two and a half years old and I have noticed lately that her imagination has really begun to develop. I listen to the conversations she has with her imaginary friends (one of which is named Peter and he is only about 4 inches tall) and find them absolutely adorable! I

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Create it Saturday: Watercolor Wonder

Today’s Create it Saturday project is like an art project and science project all in one! The best part? It’s easy-peasey and fun for the kiddos. What you will need: watercolor paints paintbrush paper salt   Have your little one cover their paper with the watercolors. Next, sprinkle salt over the wet paint. (Hint: the “magic”

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