Holiday Crafts

Crafts for and about the holidays!

Sola has decided that “art” is her “special talent”, as she calls it . As a result, she has been keeping me on my toes with all of the art that she has been doing around here. In particular, she has taken a liking to cutting paper and making elaborate paper constructions. This fascination of […]

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A couple of years ago, I made this pom pom bunny for Sola. She helped to make it by being the hand model for the pom poms, but that was about all she was able to do at the time. This year, I wanted to try making pom pom animals again while finding a way […]

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Crystal Egg Geodes from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Note: Please see my new updated post with thorough instructions for making these Easter egg geodes. This was a post from my previous blog that did not get transferred over when I switched to Blue Bells and Cockle Shells. We did this project two years ago and the results are so stunning, I think we […]

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Window transparencies are a form of Waldorf art that can add a bit of seasonal whimsy to any room. Unfortunately, they are challenging to make, especially for young children. So I came up with an idea for a window transparency that I knew Sola could make without getting too frustrated. First I cut out an […]

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If you can’t tell that I’m Irish by my appearance, my maiden name, Maureen Katherine McGill, would most likely clue you in. I’m proud to be Irish and enjoy the overall concept of St. Patrick’s Day, but let’s just say that being Irish does not mean I like “traditional” Irish food. Quite frankly, I find […]

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