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Things to make! Get your hands all crazy-useful and make art.

Most of the tutorials here are fairly easy to do, but all are cool and fun. Some of these you might even want to make with kids or old, old people.

How to Make a Snazzy Paper Halloween …

It is so absolutely time for a new paper Halloween bat project, don’t you think? What with Halloween quickly surpassing al the other holidays except Xmas for the #1 holiday spot. Go, Halloween, go. You can win first prize soon…

11 Easy Kid Art Projects You’ll Want …

One of my very favorite things to hear back from people is when I post an art project for kids, and they’re all: I WANT TO MAKE THIS, TOO. Which obviously is not allowed. Who every heard of adults having…

The Best Paper Mache Recipe and Gorgeous …

We’re going to start off this post with paper mache recipes, and ease into a whole bunch of gorgeous paper mache bowl ideas to get you jumping up and down in excitement about making them. Hint: I’m not sure if…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

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…

The 100 Day Project – Day 1

Day 1 of the 100 Day Project (#the100dayproject) has been a whirlwind of adventure so far. Not really, but I AM SUPER STOKED TO BE DOING THIS. Here are my thoughts from day 1, and I’ll post my pics every…

Rorschach Easter Egg Paper Craft

With this  Easter egg paper craft, you can learn if your children have deep, psychological issues they need to work out, or maybe you haven’t caused them enough trauma yet. (It’s always good to throw a little parent guilt joke…