Seasonal Crafts

Crafts for and about the four seasons.

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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How to Make a Flower Fairy | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

This week, Sola’s Girl Scout troop is having an Easter/Spring celebration and the troop leader asked us parents to try to come up with some crafts for the girls to do. The troop is an all-ages Girl Scout troop, which I really like, but it does make coming up with a craft that is appropriate […]

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Last week, Sola and I did some candle decorating using Stockmar decorating wax. This wax is thinner and stiffer than the modeling wax that Stockmar makes. There is not a super lot of information online about using decorating wax, but Stockmar does have some  “Creativity Tips” downloads that offer some suggestions about making pretty candles with […]

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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 […]

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Making Autumn Nature Fairies | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

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 […]

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