Gigi Maxine

Family Process Art

Family Process Art

We do process art pretty often around here.  With two toddlers, process art feels like the perfect introduction to art and materials.  My girls are used to creating freely with little or no expectations besides being safe and not eating the materials.  It was so nice to bring my husband into the mix this time! It(…)

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Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers

Easy Shape Painting for Toddlers

It’s always the most simple ideas that are the best.  This was so easy and yet so effective.  I picked up some 3D shapes at Michaels recently (yes, I have a problem #cantstopbuyingartsuppliespleasehelp) with my 40% off coupon and have been waiting for inspiration to strike.  We had a play date this weekend and Gigi(…)

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Connecting on Instagram

Connecting on Instagram

Out of all forms of social media Instagram is my absolute favorite.  I love building a community through pictures.  You get this great window into peoples lives that you may admire or find interesting.  I’ve met so many people through instagram and have gotten reacquainted with so many old friends.  It’s quick, easy and can(…)

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Trash For Teaching, Thank You

Trash For Teaching, Thank You

In the spirit of gratitude, I had the absolute pleasure of visiting Trash for Teaching, not once, but twice this past week.  First, I went with the second graders at my school to design and create weather instruments.  I was so blown away by this incredible establishment that I brought my family back on Saturday for open studio time.  This(…)

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Hanukkah Dreidel Wall Art

Hanukkah Dreidel Wall Art

Hanukkah is right around the corner.  We are very excited about this in our house.  Recently, I came across a stack of Gigi’s old paintings and thought the colors were so pretty, it might be fun to make something out of them.  We have piles and piles of art so I didn’t feel bad cutting(…)

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