• Tie Dye Patterns Great for Kids – Part 2

    June 25, 2013

    Welcome back for day two of tie dye patterns great for kids. If you missed the first two patterns plus a ridiculously long list of tips, check it out now. In fact, if you dig that shirt up above, it was shared in yesterday’s post. The four patterns I’m going to share today are all…

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  • Tie Dye Patterns Great for Kids – Part 1

    June 24, 2013

    Today I’m going to show you a couple of tie dye patterns that are super easy. In fact, they’re easy enough for little fingers. I am a freak about tie dye and I know exactly when I fell in love with it. I was a kid, standing over a boiling pot of dye while my…

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  • Sprinkles Resin Bangles – Oh My!

    May 3, 2013

    Today we’re going to add a whole lot of fun to resin… learn how to make sprinkles resin bangles. That’s right, sprinkles! So a few weeks back I made a gold leaf suspended bangle. It was my first attempt at casting resin epoxy and I was hooked. Not because of the nasty fumes but just…

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  • Gluten Free Paper Mache Paste & Making a Pinata, Part 1

    March 19, 2013

    I grew up in West Texas where there was a piñata at just about every kid’s party. I don’t remember ever actually taking a swing at one, though, which seems pretty odd. Some years ago my sister and I decided that her boys needed to experience a piñata in all of its violent, candy filled…

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  • Easter Candy Inspired Speckled Easter Eggs Tutorial

    March 14, 2013

    I’m sure that all of you out there have a favorite candy for each holiday – I sure do! My favorite Easter candy are Robin’s Eggs – but I can’t eat them anymore. But while I can’t eat them, I can still mimic their look on real eggs, right? Well, I decided to do that…

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  • Dyeing Flowers with Food Coloring Tutorial

    February 7, 2013

    My Mimmie has the most amazing garden. As she’s gotten older it is less frilly and has more plants that self sustain, but it has always been a thing to see. When I was little she would let me grab a couple of white flowers out of the beds and bring them in to dye…

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  • Shrinky Dink Jewelry – Bird Earrings Tutorial

    January 24, 2013

    It may seem strange but the very first time I played with Shrinky Dinks was this week. I never played with them as a kid which my dad thought was strange considering “your mother was always melting one thing or another that wasn’t food in the oven when you were growing up”. Sadly, Shrinky Dinks…

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  • Cloud Cork Board Tutorial

    January 23, 2013

    So I was on Pinterest when I saw these four cloud cork boards. Now I have to admit that they were totally cute, but they were teeny tiny (smaller than a 4×6 picture each). Plus add on the $20 price tag that doesn’t include shipping and I was over it. In the heat of my…

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  • Forest Finger Puppets FREE Patterns – Rascally Raccoon

    July 25, 2012

    Hey there! My very first blog post back in February was for three little finger puppets I made for Easter. I am still a big fan of imaginative play but I just haven’t been making puppets like I used to. I’ve decided it is time to get back into the habit! Since dreaming up characters…

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