We have been working hard to get the final images ready for our children's book, I'm Going to My First Comic Convention! This week we've been trying to choose a font for the cover and interior pages. I've looked at so many fonts I feel like they are all starting to blur together. We figure … Continue reading Printable Coloring Page from Our Upcoming Kids Book
Kids love to display their artwork, but usually it's just temporarily stuck to the fridge for a while. Here's how to use stencils and a piece of wood to help your child create wall worthy art you can hang anywhere. As long as they can hold a painting utensil or sponge, then they should be … Continue reading Help Kids Create Wall Worthy Art with Stencils
Products like the 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen makes me a little jealous of the amazing things kids these days get to play with. It's a pen that literally makes your drawings real! This is stuff I could only imagine when I was little, so I was pretty excited to try out a couple of 3Doodler complimentary demo … Continue reading 3Doodler Boldly Goes Where No 3D Printer Has Gone Before
We got a little geeky this past Mother's Day and did handmade Star Wars inspired cards proclaiming "Yoda Best," using a green footprint for Yoda. These work great for Father's Day too! * Contains Amazon affiliate links that may earn me a few pennies if you buy the supplies through my links.* How to Make … Continue reading Yoda Best Footprint Cards for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day or Any Day
After a total Halloween and Christmas candy overload, this year I wanted to make my son Valentine cards that didn’t have any sweets with them. Relatively cheap and easy were also at the top of my requirement list, so after a quick Google search, Play-Doh looked like a fun way to go. (*Warning: there will be … Continue reading Two Easy Ways to Make Play-Doh Valentines
I'm always looking for new ways to get my son interested in the crafty stuff, so when I found a pack of plain bunny ears in the craft aisle, I thought painting them would be a fun and easy Easter art project. My friend Effie and her son Alex joined us for a slightly messy … Continue reading Easy Easter Art Project – Painting Bunny Ears
Valentine’s Day is coming up, and with a toddler in preschool, I get to revisit that fine tradition of exchanging little valentine cards. Watch as I transform from mocking mother to Pinterest panic and hand make all his cards the night before the party. I don't know what happened. WHO AM I?? When I found … Continue reading Be My Valentine! Oh wait, I saw Pinterest, I can do better.