Salt dough is one of the basic crafting supplies we always have on hand. It is easy to make, no cooking, is inexpensive, and when dry, is quite hard and durable. We have some salt dough pumpkins in our gnome home that are 10 years old! Also, if stored inRead More →

There are many art projects that call for colored rice. It may be as simple as placing confetti rice in a sand and water table to have children experience the delightful sensation of allowing the grains to slide through their fingers to creating beautiful rangoli on sidewalks.  So let’s getRead More →

Last week… or was it two or even three weeks ago now… I made 18 paper birds in a rainbow of colors. I finally got a chance to turn them into a mobile. Since I don’t know where I’m going to hang them yet, I took them outside to aRead More →

With just a stack of rainbow origami paper, card stock paper, and glue, you can create a flock of beautiful paper bird ornaments! Whether you make one of these sweet paper bird ornaments… hmmm… I mean “tweet” paper bird ornaments… or a whole flock, I am sure they will captureRead More →

Here is our perky little pup out for a stroll. Would you care to join him? Our Folk Art Dog Coloring Page is based on our Folk Art Dog Applique. You can make a copy of the coloring page on regular paper, card stock, or if your printer can handleRead More →

Here is our pudgy little parrot ready to strike up a conversation with anyone that passes by. Our Folk Art Bird Coloring Page is based on our Folk Art Bird Applique. You can make a copy of the coloring page on regular paper, card stock, or if your printer canRead More →

Even if you don’t have a white thumb… the baking counterpart to a gardener’s green thumb… you can still make something delicious to bring with you to this year’s Easter celebration! Easter Bunny Bark is a fun variation of a basic chocolate bark candy. Have I ever mentioned my favorite foodRead More →

Whether you are in love with the retro trolls from the 60s or the zany trolls from the recent movie, these peg trolls are sure to win you over, too! Yesterday Michelle and I were talking about a new project for Wee Folk Art. I had a couple of thoughtsRead More →

This Watercolor Feather Embroidery Pattern came to be as I was playing with combining embroidery and watercolor painting. As you  may remember, in the fall I watercolored fabric prior to embroidering leaf designs. Yesterday I reversed the order and embroidered the outline of a feather first and then watercolor painted inRead More →

Knitting Hexipuffs Quilt Blanket I know that I’m really late to the whole Hexipuff party, considering that there are over 9,000 people working on a Beekeeper quilt on Ravelry, but this is a project that I have had queued forever and I finally took the plunge and started it. SoRead More →

Just imagine a basket full of these “country garden” dot painting on wooden eggs. Easy to do with fun results. Paint one or an entire basket full! Same eggs with extra dots added after I though I was done. I actually like them both ways. Over the years I haveRead More →