Seasonal Crafts

Crafts for and about the four seasons.

June Window Transparency | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This month, I tried to use more kite paper and less silhouette in my June window transparency. Also, with Father’s Day being the only holiday of the month, I decided to use a fairy theme instead of a holiday theme, because Sola is obsessed with fairies. I did double layers of each of the kite […]

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Winter Window Transparency Template | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

I love window transparencies! They look so bright and joyful! I have experimented quite a bit with ways of enabling Sola to be able to make a window transparency on her own. Unfortunately, the process is much more complex than it seems at first. You can’t give young children the extremely sharp knives and scissors […]

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Recently, Sola and I made some bubble wands. I was really surprised that they worked as well as store-bought wands. To make these wands, you need some copper wire (I used 18 gauge), beads, wire cutters, jeweler’s block, and ball-peen/jeweler’s hammer.The first thing that you will want to do is to decide how you want […]

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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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Sola is absolutely and positively obsessed with flowers. So much so, that our garden rarely has any flowers in it, as she picks them all to give to people, wear in her hair, put in small vases on the nature table, and who knows what else she does with them. So I recently had an […]

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