• 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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  • So Weird! Alien Finger Puppets – Free Pattern!

    March 14, 2012

    Today we’re going to make some super simple alien finger puppets! I guess by now you can tell that I love finger puppets and felt. There is something wonderful about watching kids use their imaginations instead of just their thumbs! There is also something wonderful about making something that will be enjoyed for, quite literally,…

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  • Free Finger Puppet Pattern – Just In Time for Easter!

    February 28, 2012

    Fun little Easter finger puppets with a FREE PATTERN and full tutorial. Say hello to the Easter Bunny, Little Lamb and Little Mr. Chick!

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