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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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fun confetti popper craft and game for 4th of July via Pi'ikea Street patriotic duct tape bunting DIY via Chic California red, white, and blue star 4th of July sun catcher craft for kids via The Suburban Mom American flag... Continue reading
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surprise chick in an egg via Kroger's Kindergarten lacing hen and chicks activity with a free printable pattern via The Handmade Adventures of Captain Crafty cardboard barn craft for kids via Penelope Dullaghan cute horse craft for kids via Learn... Continue reading
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This month I'm sharing some of the shows available on Netflix Streaming that I have watched with my children - not because I'm a fan of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Clone Wars, but because I see it as an investment in my... Continue reading
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polymer clay earth for the Best Dad in the World via Buzzmills Dad Rocks painted rock art for Father's Day via Sweet Little Peanut use children's art for a unique Father's Day card via Lovely Design homemade keychain with children's... Continue reading
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Fireflies and Mudpies shares this perfect summer art idea - squirt gun painting! Save it for a hot day when the kids are getting bored or paint with only red and blue for a 4th of July activity. Continue reading
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Paint on napkins or paper towels and then use your art work to cover pencils. Journey Into Creativity shares this great idea that would be a unique back to school craft or teacher gift idea. Continue reading
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Wood of Bell Trees how to make these colorful homemade crayons from leftover bits of other crayons. If you've never tried this before you should give it a go - it's a lot of fun and then you get a... Continue reading
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Coloring on aluminum foil with Sharpies is always fun and when you add a bit of hot glue for a faux embossed look you get this unique picture frame. The tutorial is at Aunt Peaches. Continue reading
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This suspended bead bottle toy is easy to make and a wonderful tool for kids that need to slow down a bit. Get the details at Fun At Home With Kids Continue reading
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I'm a big fan of family art and love this project at This Heart of Mine where she has combined art from each family member into one large collage that can be displayed on the wall. Continue reading
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The whole family can get in on this craft at Let's Do Something Crafty - make family portrait stuffed toys from your child's own drawings! This is such an amazing keepsake and so adorable too! Continue reading
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Design Improvised shares a post about putting together a summer picnic for kids that has a lot of great ideas. One of my favorites is this string-a-treat necklace that kids will love making as much as they'll love eating. Keep... Continue reading
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I love these so much I might just make one for myself! These sweet clay vase necklaces can be made and enjoyed by all ages and are perfect for slipping in flowers from a nature walk. Get the tutorial details... Continue reading
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These beautiful postcards at Make It Your Own are a fun and interesting way to explore watercolor and glue resists. The post shows other watercolor experiments too, so find your favorite or try them all. As a bonus, you'll have... Continue reading
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Fun At Home With Kids shares a wonderful way to spend an afternoon by exploring watercolor absorption properties in depth. Adults will love it as much as the kids! Continue reading
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Find out how to make a cuddly sweater snake with this tutorial at Cakies. This is such a great beginning sewing project to do with the kids and you only need a couple of old sweaters to get it done. Continue reading
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These little pins make me happy just looking at them! Little Monster shares their air dry clay recipe and then how to make the pins. Continue reading
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Here's a great post at Learn~Play~Imagine on how to make oobleck (all you need is cornstarch and water!) with lots of variations and ways to play with it. Continue reading
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Cucicucicoo shares a great tutorial that shows you how to make flower fairies from egg cartons. Change up the colors and you've got cute Christmas ornaments too! Do you love egg carton crafts? Click here for more ideas! Continue reading
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I love paper lanterns. They are always so cheerful and festive and they're easy to make too! Chiaki Creates shares a tutorial on how to make paper lantern ornaments and once you learn the technique you can make them any... Continue reading
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Kids will love this idea at Mama.Papa.Bubba. for making playdough kits for their friends. Match the playdough colors and toy props to the child's interest and you've got a hit for a homemade present. Continue reading
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Our World, My World shares this leaf rubbing combined with a watercolor resist. This project is so easy to do but yields beautiful results! Continue reading
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Roofing felt is new to me but after reading the description and seeing this gorgeous Georgia O'Keefe flower art I'm ready to give it a try. MaryMaking has all the details plus more artwork created by Kindergartners through fourth grade... Continue reading
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I think this would be a great summer break project for older kids, especially if you want to get a jump on holiday gifts. These leather bracelets begin by creating the design with a wood burning tool then the details... Continue reading
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The Art Room Plant shows you how to make beautiful marbled prints with shaving cream and paint. Besides yielding amazing results the process is a lot of fun too. Plus, the finished prints can be used as art paper in... Continue reading