Easter

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 →

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 →

So we finally did it. This year we made our own natural Easter egg dyes using a variety of food items. The results were fine if I were doing the eggs myself, but my kids eventually requested the old tablets to get some of the deeper colors. They also likeRead More →

Give your eggs a nice, aged looked with our crackle eggs tutorial. Learn how to paint and apply crackle to create small or large cracks in your eggs. With the first day of Spring just a few weeks off, it’s time to start thinking about spring crafts. And what saysRead More →

FREE PATTERNS from Wee Folk Art Although there is a virtual cornucopia of free patterns on Wee Folk Art that would be perfect to make and tuck into baby’s Easter basket, we picked out a few of our favorites. Of course, these aren’t limited to just babies, but their size andRead More →

  I don’t often do this… simply share photos for the sake of showing off my grandbabies. But, I had all 4 of them with me yesterday… so indulge my Gammy moment 😉 Yesterday was the annual Easter Egg Hunt at our church. It was a picture perfect day. The best part is that all 4 of my grandbabiesRead More →

Want to go a little crazy with your Easter eggs this year? Instead of the standard dyed eggs, try this easy technique. With a little tissue paper and Mod Podge, you can turn out these colorful and fanciful eggs in no time. This is definitely a craft you can do withRead More →

Last year before Easter we did a number of egg projects. It seems like an good time to tackle eggs, with Easter and spring just around the corner. I wanted to pull all our egg projects together here, as a reminder, and for those of you that may not haveRead More →

EDIT: I thought I was going to dodge the creepy crude that’s been working its way through Michelle’s house the past two weeks, But, alas, I finally caught the bug! I was working on a project but for the past 24 hours sleep seemed like a better idea. So, I thought I’d share our felt eggs… again. This is a great early learning project. Fast and easy, and they are lovely withoutRead More →

I had hoped to make 3 bunnies today… only made one… oh, well! Basically, I followed the old pattern for the Walking Bunny Finger Puppets but added long hearts for the inside of the ears, curved the whiskers up, used buttons for the eyes, and gave her a flower brooch. Other thanRead More →

Yesterday was Bug’s birthday… 7 years old! Normally we do Sunday dinner at our house, but since he had his party here yesterday, Tim and I have a quiet Sunday ahead of us. I want to start making a few things to tuck away in Easter Baskets, so I think IRead More →

9” x 18” piece of felt Scrap felt for heart Embroidery floss 15” of 3/8” grosgrain ribbon Stuffing – Polyfil or wool Pattern   1] Make copy of pattern.   2] Cut out felt as follows:      2 – full bodies      1 – leg piece (this will be usedRead More →