It seems kind of silly when your child spends most of her time at the children’s museum craft table. Can’t she do that at home? With all the cool exhibits to jump and play on, she picks paper and markers?
She is an artist at heart. Plus, she didn’t have a Tooth Box […]
A pocket note from this week. I laughed out loud when I realized my daughter had edited the difficulty level. She brought one home to finish yesterday, and watching her was amazing. I don’t even do crosswords that fast! It’s going to be a challenge keeping up with this girl.
This moment […]
I’ve been looking at this book for a long time. It was originally published in Japan. You may have seen it around the Internet with this cover.
I’ve been trying to cut back on impulse craft book purchases, especially those from Japan (expensive! long delivery times!). When I saw it on […]
Last night when I picked my daughter up from Girl Scouts she had a huge iced heart cookie with her. My initial thoughts were: More icing? Not before bedtime! Combined with Valentine’s candy and cupcake decorating club…
“Mom! Look what I made for Mallory! Can we drop it off tonight? I made her […]
Sometimes the simplest projects are the best.
My daughter had to decorate a shoebox for collecting valentines in school. The most important detail: it had to have a trap door for removing the cards. My husband worked out the placement with her and did the cutting. I spray painted over the logos on […]
Here’s some more fabric I found squirreled away in my craft closet. I remember buying this vintage seed bag at a garage sale hoping that big stain on the front would come out in the wash. It only cost $1, I think. Not that big of an investment.
I still like the typography, […]