Let’s Celebrate Crayon Day !

Let’s Celebrate Crayon Day !

Today we all get to be kids -iys National Crayon Day Crayon Facts : Crayola Crayons were invented by Binney & Smith in 1902 and first offered for sale in 1903. Alice (Stead) Binney, a school teacher and wife of co-founder Edwin Binney, suggested the company manufacture an inexpensive alternative to imported crayons of that era. Why do crayons [...]

Weekend Craft fun *

Weekend Craft fun *

I am sharing some fun Spring projects with m the outside yard for inspiration: My garden journal : What to include in your journal : Take notes about the weather. ...Seed starting and planting dates. ...Insect pests and pest control used. ...Plant inventory. ...Plants that were standouts in your garden. ...Plants that did not do well [...]

Let's Color

Let's Color

Today we are all stressing by the latest health scare. So get out your colors or markers and spend a little time coloring away your stress today .... Lisa Three ways it helps with stress : Attention flows away from ourselves. A simple act, such as coloring, takes your attention away from yourself and onto the present-moment [...]

The Organic Artist for Kids

The Organic Artist for Kids

Immersed in the natural world, The Organic Artist for Kids inspires creativity by connecting kids and their adults to our wilderness roots. In addition to offering a wide variety of fun, collaborative projects using nature as a source for art supplies and inspiration, this book also introduces the concepts of awareness and perception that are fundamental to the creative [...]

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide

101 Quilting Tips & Tricks Pocket Guide

 (Landauer) Handy Reference to Penny Haren's Expert Advice on Equipment, Short Cuts, Organization, Using Color, Choosing Patterns, Machine Quilting, & More  Over 100 tips & tricks from Penny Haren to make quilting easier and more fun! Find advice on: EquipmentCutting short cutsOrganizing your sewing spacePlaying with colorChoosing patternsMachine quilting tips...and much more! Nationally known quilting authority [...]

Friday Craft Table

Friday Craft Table

This Friday on my craft table is fun Chinese New Year Crafts: Basic Supplies : construction paperpaper plates Scissor ,paint and glue Fan : Cut a paper plate , paint red , add sequins and sticks from the yard - tied with string. Classic Fan. Traditional Chinese Fan, an Artistic Symbol of Literati and Social Status. Fan is in common [...]