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Cassi
Interests: my kids, my pets, sewing, embroidery, Norah Jones, children's books, crochet, homeschool, bird watching, learning to speak Spanish, historical fiction, Bach, the internet and computers, Buddhism, art history, vintage bird figurines, used bookstores, Mexican food, fabric stores, crafting, vintage linens and dishware, organizing, gardening, weekend trips, David Sedaris, pink and brown, grammar books, Satie, old Czech wall pockets, Jack Johnson, the Sims, holidays, key lime pie, Mexican beer, swanky swigs, blue and green, flea markets, heart rocks, nature journaling, Kwan Yin, scrapbooking
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I'll have to check out the ones from the travel channel too Shelle, thanks for letting me know. Travel + food sounds like a win win to me!
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Thanks for your input Karla :) I saw Chef in the theater (and my kids are older) so I didn't remember about the bad language and R rating - thanks for the heads up!
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Since cooking is not a passion of mine, I love watching cooking shows for inspiration and motivation and Netflix has a huge selection for streaming. They are something the whole family can enjoy and maybe inspire them too. Who knows,... Continue reading
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Check out these watercolor techniques at Alisa Burke that will be just as fun for adults to try as they will be for kids - a great family art experience! Continue reading
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Let's Do Something Crafty shares a great melty bead craft idea that kids will love - necklaces! Continue reading
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You'll be surprised how easy it is to make these lovely wings from canvas fabric and a simple stamp made from craft foam. Visit Treehouse for the directions. Continue reading
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Take a look at this beautiful spring artwork found at Leon, Not On The Walls! Besides the flowers and blooming trees, I love the birds that have been painted separately and then added onto some branches. Continue reading
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By combining four sections of accordion-folded paper, Art Bar shows you how to put them together to create these large pinwheels. Add watercolors and dashes of gold paint and you have some gorgeous pinwheels to decorate with! Continue reading
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Make It Your Own shows you how to recycle plastic lids and stitch them up to make adorable necklaces. The stitching can be as simple or as complicated as you like so it this project works well for families or... Continue reading
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If there's one thing better than children's artwork then it's their writing, and when you combine them both together in a journal, well, my heart is full to bursting just thinking about it! You can begin journaling as a family... Continue reading
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Design Improvised shares this creative idea of stitching on baskets with yarn. This project can work for a variety of ages - younger kids can make random stitches and older ones will enjoy making a pattern. If you're in need... Continue reading
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I love this combination of popsicle sticks and watercolors to make this abstract sculpture at Childhood 101. Continue reading
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child-drawn family portrait for Mother's Day via Meri Cherry free printable Mother's Day book kids can fill in via Hello, Wonderful cardboard and yarn photo frame gift kids can make via Let's Make Something Crafty egg carton and cardboard flower... Continue reading
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toddler art magnets for Mother's Day via Happy Hooligans easy leather bead necklace kids can make via Treehouse children's art flower wrap for Mother's Day via Wimke handmade monogram journals for Mother's Day via Willowday lavender sachets kids can make... Continue reading
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children's art pins for Mother's Day via Small For Big make a giant Mother's Day card via Merrythought splatter painted bowls kids can make via scrumdilly-do! toddler art dish for Mother's Day via Small + Friendly fabric covered jewelry dish... Continue reading
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Small Hands Big Art shares a great tutorial on how to make these amazing Barbara Kobylinksa inspired bird sculptures from plastic bottles. Continue reading
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This lovely butterfly garland made from egg cartons would be a perfect decoration for a flower themed party! I Heart Arts n Crafts shows you how to make it. Continue reading
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Meet the Dubiens has lots of ideas for handprint and footprint art and I especially love them all displayed together like this! Continue reading
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This tutorial shows you how to paint on clear plastic plates and then turn them into garden ornaments - a great way to brighten up the garden while you're waiting for things to grow! Find out the details at The... Continue reading
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All you need are plastic wrap, cardboard, and some fresh flowers to make these pretty window gardens at Krokotak. Continue reading
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Krokotak shares a nice tutorial on how to make these flying balloon gardens that hold a little plant in the woven basket. Continue reading
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Have you got a pile of old CDs and jewel cases just sitting around? Are you feeling like you should throw them out but keep thinking there must be something you can do with them? Me too! I love all... Continue reading
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Even as the kids get older we still enjoy watching a movie together. Family movie nights aren't as frequent as they used to be now that everyone has a different schedule but I'm glad we made this a tradition when... Continue reading
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Crafting with recyclables is one of my favorite things to feature and through the years I've shared some amazing ideas! Here are 10 of my latest finds for you to enjoy but be sure to look through the Recycled Crafts... Continue reading
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puffy paint Earth Day craft for kids via Kids Play Box paper bag grass crown Earth Day craft for kids via Delia Creates Earth Day sun catcher craft for kids via Inspired By Familia coffee filter earth craft via I... Continue reading