The cherry trees are starting to bloom like crazy here, but for those of you in areas where winter is dragging on, we did this faux cherry blossom craft a couple of years ago to bring a bit of spring cheer into our house during some gloomy days. We just cut a small branch from […]
One consideration that has been coming to mind for me lately is the crap that goes into a lot of craft projects (excuse my French). Over the years, I’ve done a lot of traditional craft projects with my children that use plastic cups, acrylic paints, store-bought pom poms, plastic beads, polymer clay, etc. Recently, I […]
With autumn just around the corner, I thought I’d share a photo of the fall gnomes that I made for our seasonal table. As with all of the monthly gnomes I made this year, I just used a wood burning tool to draw a symbol on the gnomes that I felt represents each month. I […]
Making these edible flower lollipops was fairly easy, though obviously you need to be careful when working with hot candy and young children. We bought our flowers from our local food co-op. They were labeled as edible and were 100% organic.
Last week, Dora and I decided that we would decorate some beeswax eggs that I purchased last year. We used the Stockmar decorating wax. I tried doing more research about this wax since we last used it, to see if there is a better way to work with it and the best that I can […]