National Paperclip Day !

National Paperclip Day !

History of Paperclips : The paper clip is a nearly ubiquitous device, used worldwide to temporally hold papers together. The technology for manufacturing paper clips evolved in the early years of the twentieth century, and has remained virtually unchanged since the 1930s. Paper clips come in several forms, but the one most often seen in common use is called [...]

DIY Garden Crafts * Rabbits

DIY Garden Crafts * Rabbits

Another Sunny Friday in South Louisiana. With my eye to the garden I am sharing some fun outside crafts. So lets gather some supplies albumin cans white spray paint piece of wire, material for ears, paint for face ,ribbon Take an empty clean can and stomp on it. Folding in together. Then spray paint it [...]

Day After Mardi Gras * Beads

Day After Mardi Gras * Beads

Now that the Party is over it's time to clean up . And start 30 days of Lent with Ash Wednesday being today if you are Catholic. In New Orleans -so far 262 tons of trash have been collected by the sanitation department. Going Green options: https://www.facebook.com/GreenMardiGrasBeads Reach out to us for more info on [...]

Book Review * Fast and Fun Watercolors

Book Review * Fast and Fun Watercolors

Take a journey through Gina Lee Kim's watercolor palette--with each chapter representing one of the standard colors found in the color wheel. Learn how to merge watercolor and mixed media together without the stress of having to draw out a composition before getting started. Each chapter will demonstrate a unique project and technique, along with [...]

Book Review * Awakening Your Creative Soul

Book Review * Awakening Your Creative Soul

Open the door to your creative awakening! "Do everything with great love, whether it is painting, writing, dancing, relationships or learning." --Sandra Duran Wilson Sharing your passion is the greatest gift you can give, and the journey to your creative awakening starts with a single step--or a single exercise. You never know what will open [...]

Book Review : Big Embroidery

Book Review : Big Embroidery

Big Embroidery is all about stitching beautiful designs up fast using yarn instead of embroidery thread. Designer and author of Modern Folk Embroidery, Nancy Nicholson, has created a collection of stunning designs based on traditional crewel work, and adapted them for a modern audience using everyday yarn. Crewel embroidery is traditionally done using 2-ply wool and stitched [...]

Kids Vote ! Book and Crafts

Kids  Vote ! Book and Crafts

Today  School Post  - I am sharing some idea about Voting with  Kids in mind.    book link “It's hard to imagine a more accessible introduction to voting” than Eileen Christelow's hilariously illustrated Vote!, now updated for the 2018 midterm elections. (Booklist, starred review) * “It's hard to imagine a more accessible introduction to voting.” —Booklist, starred review “Explains [...]