Cool Tools For Clay: Unique Ideas for …

I majored in ceramics in college. For 3 years, I made clay and glazes from scratch, fired gas and electric kilns, learned about the chemistry and history of ceramics, and made lots and lots of sculptures, bowls, pots, dishes, and…

How to Get Started Knitting

Want to find out how to get started knitting? Ironically, it can be overwhelming to jump into such a popular creative medium when there’s an abundance of information out there. I’m going to try to break it down as simply…

Fun and Creative Art Gifts for Kids

Let’s talk art gifts for kids. I am that mom who always buys art supplies or art kits for kid birthdays, because I like to spread art throughout the land. Luckily, there are SO MANY good options for kid’s art…

Faux Tie Dye Tiles and Trivets

Isn’t alcohol the best? I mean rubbing alcohol, you naughty kitty. Not only does it disinfect and clean everything in sight, it has an awesome smell and it’s great for use in art projects, like Sharpie faux tie-dye. My kids…

Spotlight on: Cool Bee Stuff

Bzzzzzzzzzzzz. Did I scare you? Are you one of those people who screams at the top of their lungs and runs for the hills whenever a bee presents itself? Or maybe you step into your giant protective bee suit as…

It’s a Shake Painting Party!

I’ve seen loads of shaky painting projects all over the internets, but we’ve not tried it yet. Sometimes I forget that my kids actually have their own ideas of what looks fun to make, so when my main main Beckett…

Quick and Easy: Draw Some 3D Shapes

This is truly a quick and easy little tutorial, created by my 15 year old, Fen. I love watching her draw and doodle all over everything in our entire house. Ahem. No, but really! It’s inspiring to see the cool…

Art Spaces For Kids: 8 Art Spaces Your …

Ha! That’s a total lie. Nobody gives up dessert. But these art spaces for kids would make us consider it. Okay, maybe for a day. An hour. Even if you can’t swing giving up an entire room for your kids…

Van Gogh Meets Oil Pastels: Make a …

I’m not sure why I haven’t done an oil pastel on black paper project yet, but now that it’s here, it’s fantastic. We’ve got a little Van Gogh, a few sheets of black paper, and a whole pile of luscious,…

How to Make a Tape Resist Flower …

Long, long ago, on a planet far, far away, I made a watercolor tape resist flower project. It was fun, and people loved and adored it. Well, at least I did. Here’s another one! In pattern form. Who likes patterns?…

Day 7/100 of the 100 Day Project

I made it to day 7. Each day of making a small drawing feels like a big accomplishment, and actually makes me feel proud of myself. Today I played with some of the art supplies ooly sent me. I used…

How to Draw a Really Cool Coloring …

Do you all get the feeling that the coloring book market is slightly saturated? HAHAHAHA of course it is! Everybody and their pet mini giraffe has a coloring book out. Because I am so edgy, yet slightly lemming, I made…