Graphic Art

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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Contact Paper Mural – Enjoy the Journey

Contact Paper Mural – Enjoy the Journey

This invitation to play is about enjoying the journey, something my dad often reminds me of after hearing stories, good or bad, about my girls.  On a tray, I set up dreidels cut out from Gigi’s drawings and paintings that we’ve accumulated piles of.  I added some gold tinsel, gems in different shapes and glitter(…)

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Crafting Community 2013

Crafting Community 2013

You know those times when everything in your world just lines up and it feels like magic happens?  Some call it synchronicity.  Others call it God’s work.  Some just call it coincidence.  Whatever you want to call it, that’s what I had the pleasure of experiencing this past weekend.  I had heard of Crafting Community(…)

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Stay Gold Stenciled T-shirt for Kids

Stay Gold Stenciled T-shirt for Kids

I’ve been wanting to make Gigi a Stay Gold tee ever since a friend commented on the pic below that she looks like she’s about to be in a revised version of The Outsiders.  I thought it was such a funny comment and this picture totally captures Gigi’s personality.  I wasn’t sure how to do(…)

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Artist Laurel Burch – Inspiration for Kids

Artist Laurel Burch – Inspiration for Kids

Laurel Burch is a fantastic artist to inspire kids to create.  You can read all about her here.  I did three Laurel Burch inspired projects last summer and am just getting around to posting them now.  I started by showing the kids a video about Laurel and a few examples of her work, like this. The(…)

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