Painting (Page 3)

January, February and March are the months Michelle and I decorate. It is post holidays and before the gardens call us outdoors. Below is a post from One Generation to Another, first published June 8, 2008. We decided this would be a great time to share this because we will be doing our handprint project next week. WatchRead More →

Materials: Heavy Water Color Paper Contact Paper Plastic Wrap Sheet of Card Stock Watercolor Paints Glue Glitter Angel Pattern     Print off the Angel Pattern I drew (or design your own). Trace the angel onto the contact paper, flip the angel and trace it again. Cut out the contactRead More →

What happens when you combine a compulsive doodler, orange paint and an hour long phone conversation? A gaggle of pumpkins, of course! Seriously, I’m on the phone and there was my cheese box of paints sitting next to me. I was playing with the paint bottles… because compulsive doodlers areRead More →

Whether you keep this card simple or embellish it with ornaments and glitter, its simple cutout shape will make for a lovely handmade Christmas card to share with family and friends. Very easy to make, you’ll have a stack ready for mailing in no time! HO! HO! HO! Materials: greenRead More →

Turn a new paint can (available at hardware stores) or a used paint can that has been thoroughly cleaned, into a festive Paint Bucket Jack-O-Lantern. Click here to see our wee folks making their own for trick-or-treating! Do you ever feel like you’re a character in Rocky Horror Picture Show?Read More →

Using the same directions as the Patchwork Pot, Bug, Fairy and Pixie were busy making flower pots for their mommy for Mother’s Day. They needed assistance putting the trim on, and I did put the 2nd and 3rd coat of Mod Podge on for them, but they picked out theRead More →

Normally art around here is basically free play. We get out the paints, play dough or crayons with little to no direction. But today I decided we were going to make more of lesson out it. So with aprons on, paper in front of them, I read the story “MouseRead More →