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Shaving Cream Marbling

No doubt, the easiest, cheapest, and best homemade marbled crafts are done with shaving cream marbling. This marbling method is one of my all-time favorite art activities. You’ll never get tired of it and you’ll keep returning to it repeatedly over the years because everyone can do it…and I mean EVERYONE! It’s one of those […]

Choosing the Right Canvas for your Painting

Choosing the Right Canvas for your Painting

There are so many choices in the canvas section at the art supply store and choosing the right one is the first important step to a successful art piece. Painting on poor quality canvases can be likened to building a house on mere sticks. You can construct a masterpiece on such a foundation, but it […]

Handmade Father's Day Gift Ideas

DIY gifts for dad from kids

So you want to make a DIY gift for dad for Father’s Day. Kids love making handmade Father’s Day gifts for dad! Spring is finally here—which means Father’s Day is right around the corner! And what better than a homemade, DIY gifts from his kids to celebrate dear old dad and make Father’s Day an […]

Transforming Ordinary Rocks: Painted Rocks Ideas

People have been painting rocks since the beginning of time. That’s because we can always use new ways to spread joy. During the height of covid, I started painting rocks and randomly left them around my neighborhood. I haven’t stopped since. So I guess the point is, painting rocks is fun. Art distracts me. And […]

What is the Best Polymer Clay for Beginners?

Have you tried Polymer Clay yet? It has been an all time favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. Sculpey is a staple in my art room and in my classroom and there are so many reasons why! What is the best polymer clay? In short, Sculpey clay is the best clay […]

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Lips Planter Pots DIY Tutorial using a Silicone Mold

I’m sure you’ve seen face vases all over the internet. Lately I’ve been buying up plants every time I head to the grocery store. The problem is that I do not love the pots they come with! So…I decided to make my own. Since you know I’ve been completely obsessed with lips lately, I decided […]

Jim Dine Inspired Hearts

Have you ever seen the work of artist Jim Dine? Jim Dine created hearts that looked 3D. He used a lot of elements and colors and techniques to make his hearts look 3 dimensional. Jim Dine’s art is both inspiring and beautiful. And in honor of Valentine’s Day, we are going to make some! My […]

DIY rolled magazine art

Rolled Magazine Leaves

This is a perfect Fall craft using recycled magazines to make beautiful, colorful leaves. Use recycled magazines to make beautiful wall art! Have you ever made art using recycled magazine? This time of the year I am receiving non-stop magazines, flyers and catalogs and I am always looking for new recycled art projects to do […]


Mother’s Day Happy Crafts – For Kids To Make In 2023

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Here in the United States, Mother’s Day is the second Sunday in May and always a good opportunity to spend quality time with mom. This year it falls on Sunday, May 14, 2023! So you’ll want to start saying Happy Mother’s Day to the best mom by making […]

Clay flower mirror

DIY – How to make a flower mirror using air dry clay

I am sure you’ve seen those viral clay flower mirrors on tik tok. If you haven’t, you’re in for a real treat because these are…beautiful. And with a few basic supplies, you, too can have an air-dry clay round mirror to add to your home decor. Trust me…this one is beyond fun and easy! I […]