Crafts

Thank you! I like the idea of raising creative kids but I don't have time to prep craft projects and holiday-themed art projects for kids. This post took the guilt trip away and actually gave me ideas that I can use today. My kids are going to love this!

How To Raise Creative Kids

Children who practice creativity regularly strengthen their problem-solving abilities and take their creative thinking skills into their adult lives. Many of us have heard of the benefits of creativity, but…

My little girl LOVED this idea! I read this post and got inspired to create a craft-themed Easter basket for her which made her so happy. She's really into crafts for kids and easy DIY projects right now. My little artist. :)

How to Make a Craft Themed Easter Basket

This craft-themed Easter is the cutest! It’s going to make my little girl’s day. :) I love buying art supplies for my daughter. We’re a family of artists, and it…

Who doesn't love playing with glitter? These cards look like colorful confetti, and they're a simple craft to make. I made this craft with my kid, and she had so much fun!

Easy Glitter Cards

These glitter cards are So. Much. Fun. It helps that you start with chunky glitter that shimmers and shines and sparkles. We picked our vials up at Target’s One Spot.…

Click to learn how to create a map of your creative journey. I love how everyone's maps are so different and unique, just like our lives!

Memories in Your Hand Map

What is the path you walked to get where you are today in your creative life? We are all on a journey and our paths start, well, they start at…

This upcycled button barrette is so simple to make! And it's cute and functional too! Make a bunch for your little girl. :)

How to Make a Button Barrette (Upcycled!)

Learn how to make a button barrette! I’m sharing an upcycled version of this simple craft that I think you’ll really love. I never would have believed it had you…

So fun! I love the variety of cute and simple St. Patrick's Day DIYs in this list! Cards, Kawaii-inspired pencil jars, a crocheted coffee cozy, and more!

17 Cute St. Patrick’s Day DIYs

Well, it’s officially March and time to think about cute St. Patrick’s Day DIYs, right? I was brainstorming some ideas for the blog one day and was coming up with…

Here's a quick Valentine tutorial plus 10 more cute Valentine card ideas that you can whip up in minutes!

Make a Valentine: 10 Cute Valentine Ideas You’ll LOVE

For today’s Creative Play Challenge, we’re going to make a Valentine. I’ll start off by sharing a quick tutorial of a valentine I made this weekend and then end with…

Download this free Valentine's Day mini book and give it to someone you LOVE! :) Perfect for Valentine's Day, birthdays, anniversaries, or any time you want to share your love.

Here’s a Valentine’s Day Mini Book for You!

Who will you give your Valentine’s Day Mini Book to? It’s almost that lovey time of year when we buy chocolates and roses and sweet nothings for our sweethearts. My…

My favorite tips to get my craft area ORGANIZED. If your craft room needs some love, check these ideas out. :)

Get Organized!

Let’s get organized! Our craft rooms, boxes, cupboards, et al can be MESSY (am I right?) Let’s take some time this week to organize a bit so we can really…

I like to keep my bullet journal simple and sweet, with enough inspiration to get me through the year (without making me feel like I have to decorate each page.) Here are my layouts for the coming year with some thoughts and resources I'll be using for goal tracking, etc.

My Bullet Journal Update

Last year I started a bullet journal (my own super easy version, that is), and this is how I’m setting up my bullet journal for the new year. On a…

Want to join me this year in learning to draw? I'll be sharing techniques and resources that I'm using on my way to becoming a better artist.

Project 2017: Learn to Draw

This year I’m going to learn to draw by practicing regularly every week. I’ll share what I’ve been learning once a month here on the blog as well as the…

Join me and learn brush lettering with this free practice sheet, thanks to Random Olive!

Free Brush Lettering Practice Sheet

Here’s another free brush lettering practice sheet for you courtesy of Olivia from Random Olive. I received a set of Tombow brush pens a little early for Christmas this year…

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