Monthly Archive:: June 2014

3 inexpensive and easy pom pom and painter’s tape activities

Kai’s best buddy, Beahr, spent the day with us yesterday. So I decided to give them something to do other than watch tv all afternoon. Check it out.   All you need: Pom poms Painter’s tape Straws Two crazy kids Pom pom race: Make a race track with painter’s tape down your hallway. Give each

Recycled Self Watering Water Bottle Garden Craft

  Materials needed: Water bottles, Scissors, Acrylic Paint, Paintbrush, Yarn, Nail, Hammer, Soil and plants/seeds, Glitter, Water, Needle, Painter’s tape           How to: Cut your water bottle at about the five-inch mark with scissors. 2. Wrap a piece of painter’s tape around the top part of the bottle and paint a

Working with charcoal

I created this art piece a few years ago after a trip to D.C., where I was inspired by Jim Dine’s 16-foot charcoal and canvas “Name Painting” (a portion of it is below beside my piece). Dine’s work is gritty, raw and resembles Santa’s naughty list, which I really like. This is the first time I worked