Cool Colored Paper Collage Sculptures

What? A collage AND sculpture project rolled into one? How cool is this action? Especially if you love colored card stock as much as we do. The main thing to remember with this project is: COLOR! There are so many…

100 Crazy Cool Drawing Ideas for Kids

I’m excited to share this post of drawing ideas for kids with you.  It took forever to put together, but I’m hoping it will be a great resource for people looking for cool drawing ideas! Drawing Ideas for Kids It’s…

Un-Blackout Poetry Drawing

Despite having one of the worst titles on my blog, this book drawing project is one of the most fun things you can do with a ripped-up book. *Pause for those of you who need to click away due to…

Spotlight on: Prettymaps

On occasion, I stumble across a designer or artist or design group, and I see prettiness, but I’m not sure exactly what is going on. It’s not completely apparent to me whether or not I’m looking at physical artwork, concept…

Blue Tissue Paper Hearts Make Two Fun …

Once upon a time, a beautiful princess decided to make a bleeding tissue paper heart project for her blog. She got all ready with the water, the paintbrush, the pretty tissue papers in pink and purple and red, and then….…

Acrylic Skins Make Beautiful Collages

Totally common misconception: acrylic skins are not gotten by killing a giant paint monster and skinning it. Acrylic skins are the leftover dried up remains of acrylic paint on a palette after which one has finished one’s masterpiece. It’s much…

4-Ingredient Nutter Butter Truffles

Holy good lord of all things peanut butter and chocolate. Nutter Butter truffles have come screaming into my life thanks to my sister, and they shall hold a special place in my heart forevermore. All you need are 4 trashy…

Art Therapy for All: How to Relax …

Relax Through Making Art We know we’re supposed to schedule (and enforce) down time in our lives. We know that feeling of stress creeping up the backs of our throats and into our brains. We wave it away as we…

Things You Need to Buy Yourself to …

One of my most favorite companies, Uncommon Goods, partnered with me on a sponsored post this holiday season, and I’m so excited to share their stuff with you! I’m a big fan of buying Christmas gifts for loved ones and…

It’s Time to Draw Your Own …

Coloring books are incredibly fun and creative tools for relaxation, but sometimes you want a bit more of a challenge. Picture yourself sitting at your big, clean table, stack of white card stock to the left of you. Sharpies, Microns,…

Watery Watercolour Trees for the Holidays

Now before you go yelling at me for spelling watercolor the European way, why don’t you go ahead and break out your watercolors and then keep reading. Today I am excited and thrilled to share with you a guest post…

Be a Champion of Creativity: Shop The …

I have purchased approximately 2 small items for one of my children so far for Christmas, and I’m just starting to get the urge to go on a cyber-shopping spree. I love shopping Etsy and supporting artists and artisans by…