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Random Act Of Kindness Rocks

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. What are you doing to spread the love and joy into the universe. Recently, I designed these hand painted rocks for Mother Nature Network to do just that. (Click here for the complete how-to.) After I painted them, my son and some of his friends put them all

DIY Egg Carton Masks

Not sure what to do with your child this summer? Keep ’em busy with fun creative crafts to make together with things you have around the house. Here is one that your kids can use to pretend to be birds. Supplies needed: Egg carton Card stock or construction paper Paint brush Craft paint Yarn Scissors

How to Make Tissue Paper Sun Catcher Craft

It’s not yet summer, but in Florida, where I live, it sure feels like it. Summer actually isn’t too far way, in fact, Kai only has about 2 ½ weeks left of school before summer vacay begins. I was looking around my art studio trying to get inspiration from the materials I already had on

How to make no-mess summer fruit magnets

My family loves fruit. Sometimes it feels like we eat it by the truck load. That’s why today’s post is dedicated to our favorite food/snack/meal/dessert/all of the above. I’m also obsessed with the kitschy vibe of the 50’s, where everyone had fruit magnets on their refrigerator. You know those plastic ones that you grandma used

DIY Rainbow Party Pipe Cleaner Garland craft

I am in love with this festive and fun DIY Rainbow Party Pipe Cleaner Garland Craft. It’s so bright, colorful and cheerful. I love the texture. The best part it’s so easy! And who doesn’t love a rainbow??? Materials: Pipe cleaners (aka the PC term chenille stems) Yarn Scissors Instructions: Step 1: Cut your pipe

DIY Old School Craft – Shrinky Dink necklaces!!!

Last year, I created this craft for Netflix’s StreamTeam. I’m still obsessed with it. Doesn’t it just remind you of when you were in your bedroom playing with Care Bears and He Man figurines? Sigh* I love this stuff. Materials: Shrinky Dink paper (available at Michaels Stores.) – I chose the frosted kind for some