Process Art Rainbow Book

Process Art Rainbow Book

I am so excited about this post! If you’ve seen my instagram stories lately you may have caught glimpses of My Rainbow Book that I’ve been working on.  When I first had the idea to make a process art rainbow book, I thought it was a cool idea, but now actually holding it in my(…)

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Candy Worlds – Candy Craft for Kids

Candy Worlds – Candy Craft for Kids

October is here! Which means lots of talk about costumes, pumpkins and candy.  If your kids are anything like mine, the promise of insurmountable amounts of sugary, chocolatey goodness is almost too good to be true. My six year old has a sweet tooth like no other, so making candy worlds is something I know will(…)

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Fairy Potions for Kids

Fairy Potions for Kids

Making fairy potions with kids is one of our all time favorite things to do. It’s also the biggest hit at birthday parties in the art studio.  Check out all the steps in this post called Making Perfume with Kids. It’s the same exact process as fairy potions with a different name.  You can also(…)

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Large Scale Collaborative Murals for Kids

Large Scale Collaborative Murals for Kids

I have wanted to write this post forever.  Large Scale Collaborative murals for kids have remained a staple in the studio and in our art classes since I began teaching years ago.  There is something so magical about watching children create something large, over an extended period of time, that has stunning results.  Over the years(…)

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6 Great Art Activities for Kids

6 Great Art Activities for Kids

You may have noticed I haven’t been blogging as often since we opened a brick and mortar art studio for kids here in Los Angeles.  Well, it’s sort of true.  I’m not blogging as much here, but I have been busy blogging over on Oriental Trading Company’s blog for the past year.  So if you(…)

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Fairy Gardens for Kids

Fairy Gardens for Kids

I am so excited to share these fairy gardens from a gorgeous birthday party we did recently.  I have tried making fairy gardens for kids multiple times, in multiple ways, and never felt satisfied with the process or the results.  These fairy gardens are totally different.  They rock from beginning to end.  I really recommend you(…)

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Mother’s Day Trophies

Mother’s Day Trophies

We made trophies for our favorite people in art class a few weeks back.  I’ve been waiting to post about them because I thought they’d make great Mother’s Day Trophies. You can use the materials listed or improvise with recycled materials, like the one below, and then spray paint. Supplies You’ll need… a wood or cardboard(…)

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Temporary Family Photo Paintings

Temporary Family Photo Paintings

If you follow my instagram stories, you may have noticed my semi obsession with acrylic (a clear high grade plastic made primarily from petroleum, also known as lucite.)  I love the stuff and can’t get enough of it.   I basically troll the Rose Bowl Flea Market every month for any and all things acrylic.  We have acrylic(…)

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Making Perfume with Kids

Making Perfume with Kids

Oh my goodness, making perfume with kids is my new favorite thing to do.  This was actually all Didi’s idea, my 4 and half year old.  She has been watching perfume videos on youtube (don’t judge me) and has since, been obsessing over how to make her own perfume in art class. It was a(…)

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Making Pillows with Kids

Making Pillows with Kids

I didn’t realize it until recently, but as it turns out, we have amassed a pretty major handmade pillow collection.  A few weeks ago, I decided I couldn’t stand any of the store bought pillows on my daughter’s bed and went searching around the house for replacements and noticed we’ve been making pillows with our kids(…)

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