Apr 9, 2014

DIY Face Magnet


Turn your refrigerator into a surface for PLAY. Watch our latest video and learn how to make a DIY Face Magnet!


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Apr 2, 2014

3 Tissue Box Craft Projects


A tissue box can be transformed into a thousand things with a little paint and a BIG imagination! In our video this week, we will show you how you can make 3 SUPER cool crafts out of a simple tissue box! Watch our short video and see how you too can make a Finger Puppet Theater, a Treasure Chest and a Marshmallow Catapult!


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Mar 26, 2014

DIY Spring-y Flowers!


Make these fun, Spring-y flowers then gift them to teachers or friends! Pop them in a box and let them SPRING out for a botanical surprise! Watch our video and learn how to make these.

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Mar 19, 2014

Make a TIME MACHINE!


Don't believe in time travel, you say? Watch our latest video and be prepared to be amazed. We travel to the past (1969 to be exact) and to the future in a cardboard-box style Time Machine. Watch and wind up your imagination!
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DIY Cloud Painting Nursery Art


My dear and beautiful friends Carla and Lacy are both having babies soon and I wanted to send them something special and handmade for the nursery. A few of my good blogging friends got together and decided to throw Carla and Lacy a virtual baby shower! At the end of this post, you can hop over and see all the amazing gift ideas. Once we finish digitally sharing our love and gifts we are all going to ship these for the new bundles of joy. 

I decided to make small Cloud Art paintings for Lacy and Carla. These tiny acrylic paintings rest on a mini easel and are perfect for a tiny shelf in the new baby's room. So, I wanted to show you how to make these, as they are great gift ideas. You will need a small painter's canvas, a paintbrush and some acrylic paint. A tiny easel is a nice added touch too!



To get started first paint on a layer of blue in very painterly strokes. Use lots of paint and make thick strokes so the edges of the paint dry and the sky looks like it has texture. 


Once your blue sky (top layer) dries completely, paint on a cloud using puffy strokes. Make the cloud a little off-center and add a few tiny clouds to the bottom to give the artwork some balance.

That's it! It's that simple! And the result is an adorable little piece of original artwork!

We love you Carla and Lacy and we are so happy for you!


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Mar 12, 2014

DIY Felt Chain Cake Banner

Oh a party without a cake seems just sad, doesn't it? I pinned a quote yesterday by Julia Childs that read "A party without a cake is just a meeting." I couldn't agree more. And a cake without a cake banner is just boring. So--let's make a cake banner, shall we? 

In 55 seconds the kids and I will show you how with our video! Enjoy!

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Mar 6, 2014

Handmade Charlotte Contributor



Hi guys! I'm super excited to announce that I will be a regular contributor to the Handmade Charlotte website!  For my first project, the kids and I crafted DIY Robot Hats! The COOLEST thing about these party hats is that you probably already have all the materials to make them, right in your home. If you hop over to Handmade Charlotte you can read and find out exactly what I mean--the big secret to making these just might surprise you! Come on over and show us your robot crafting moves!
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Make a GALACTIC Marble Run!


Making a Galactic Marble run can be as easy as scouting around the house looking for supplies. Cereal box? Check. Aluminum foil? Check. Toilet Paper rolls? Check! Then find some marbles and shoot them through. A craft project that also doubles as a physics lesson? I say YES please!

For the full tutorial head over to our video and check it out!

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Mar 3, 2014

DIY Oscar Party Photo Booth


Make an Oscar Party photo booth to help celebrate the evening's glittery and star-studded event! To get started with this project, you'll need just a few (mostly household) supplies! Learn how to make this and visit our tutorial on She Knows.




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