cool Christmas reindeer art project!

at first, i was going to TAPE the wire to the back of each reindeer…but then a BIG lightbulb went off & i realized that i could wrap the reindeer as they would be, if linked together by Santa’s elves! i LOVE those sparks that come as i’m trying to make something work. yesterday i…

love you to the moon & back– an art project

love you to the moon & back…i found these words in a catalog, a photograph of a kids room, with the tiny painting of love you to the moon… this art project made me look at EVERYTHING in a whole new way. i save some cool catalogs, but i never thought, nor could i afford…

easy, cheaper, more creative way to cover windows

“stained glass” watercolor paintings to used for privacy–i have one in my bedroom, the other in the bathroom. Non-street side of the house. What you need: Watercolor paper (this is 11×15) Chisel tip black Sharpie ruler watercolor paints (on the front the kids & i used regular $1.00 paint, on the back–LOVE is “cool” colors,…

DIY family tree art project

i made this family tree, in the frame, for my mother on her birthday a few years ago. She loved it. It is her side of the family. An easy & fun project to give as gift for your parents or grandparents. if you have any questions, please ask me! ~amy

DIY sculpture of a horse

A few summers ago, I bought all three of my children these wooden puzzles at Michaels. It was summer vacation & i thought it would be fun for them. It didn’t take more than thirty minutes for them to finish. This horse has been sitting in my daughter’s bedroom ever since. I asked her if…