As we’ve been trying to do things more “au natural” around here, I thought that we’d try making naturally dyed Easter eggs this year. I read several posts about it and kind of winged things in regards to making my dyes. I filled large mason jars about 3/4 full with my dyes, added a tablespoon […]
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.
I made this needle felted play set for Sola with these cute bunnies. While the play set was quite complicated, even a beginner needle felter can make the bunnies, so I thought I’d share my needle felted bunny tutorial. The first thing you need to do is gather your supplies: Some sort of protective surface […]
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 […]
Up until last week, I had been cleaning our block crayons by rubbing them on blank newsprint. Based on people’s comments, I decided to give a few other things a try. I tried rubbing the crayons clean with oil, glycerin, and liquid dish soap (I use a fairly natural brand of soap, J.R. Watkins Lemon […]