Painted Shoes

Painted shoes, hand-painted shoes, custom painted shoes, fabric markers

Take your shoes from bland to BLAM! with a few fabric markers and a bit of imagination.  Check out the hand-painted shoes my tweens and I made. The girls and I were in Florida a couple of weeks ago when we came across these canvas shoes at Michael’s. I’m a lover of “Chucks” (Converse) and […]

Marbled Rock Paperweights – crafts for kids

Rock paperweights, paperweights, marbled rocks, painted rocks, crafts for kids, rock painting, kids crafts

The other day I posted the cork coasters that my daughter and her friend made (so cute), but I didn’t post what my other daughter – Miss Chloë – was up to at the same time… The project I did with her and her friends (aged 8, 9 and 11) was creating these beautiful marbled […]

Cottage Crafts for Kids

Cottage crafts for kids, cottage crafts, crafts for kids, rock faces

‘Cottage’ to me, implies sitting by the beach, with a breeze in the air, flipping through magazines and/or reading a book with my tea (hot or cold) by my side. ‘Cottage’ to my kids means swimming and bodysurfing and yelling “Mom, mom, mom…” Time to find a middle ground I think. An easy and cute […]

How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet

Duct tape wallet, duck tape wallet, duct tape crafts for kids, kids duck tape wallet

My friend Georgia stopped by the other day to show me a really cool duct tape wallet she’d purchased.  Okay, Georgia’s Mom is a closer friend (Georgia is 10), but I don’t want to discount any awesome friendships that lead to a knock on the door to show me an awesome craft. You know I […]

Mother’s Day String Art

Mother's Day String Art

Just a quickie post today to give you something you (or Hubby) can work on with the kids this weekend; Mother’s Day String Art! I have a million-and-one scrap pieces of wood in the garage.  Too small to do much with, but too big to just throw away, so I thought I’d get the girls […]

Easter Bunny Candy Jars

Easter bunny candy jars. Easter gift. Easter treat jar.

Today I have an easy and sweet Easter treat for you to make;  Easter Bunny Candy Jars! You can use mason jars if you want, but an even better option (because they are smoother) are recycled glass containers from jams or spaghetti sauces. I made a few mistakes in making these, so this post is going to […]