Heather of Poppy Haus is with us today to share a DIY on a wonderful weaving project for kids and grown-ups… I can’t wait to try it! In addition to being a mom and a DIY blogger, I am also an Interior Design student.  Earlier this year I took a textiles class where I learned about fibers, fabrics, printing techniques, and weaves.  One of our final assignments had us building simple looms from  a piece…

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Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us today to share some inspiring resources for creating collaborative art with the budding young makers in our lives. I just adore the concept of creating with your child.  There are so many different ways in which you can create with the littles in your life. It just takes a little planning and preparation in order for it to be successful. Below are a few ideas to help…

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Glitter… It’s one of those craft supplies that can bring so much pleasure and create such a mess all at the same time. My daughters happen to love using it, so I set out to find a way to make it easy to access and put away. I had an aha! moment when I saw this post about using salt and pepper shakers for glitter storage and have kept it in the back of my…

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Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us today to share a wonderful community building, art making activity—starting a communal loom.   Recently I have become interested in weaving. I have been inspired by the amazing Maryanne Moodie, who is an Australian artist now based in New York. While Maryanne was still in Australia, I had the opportunity to work with her and was inspired by her communal loom, which was set up in a…

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Becky from a Sweet Hot Mess is with us today with some great resources and inspiration  for exploring art with the children in our lives… I have found that as the days shorten and the temperatures fall, my children’s instincts are to slow down, get cozy and become creative.  Sure, they are normally pretty creative kids during the warmer months – but they really step up their game when it gets cold.  I think it…

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