Great Holiday Gifts for the Whole Family

Great Holiday Gifts for the Whole Family

Every year around this time I like to share great holidays gifts  for the whole family.  My girls are six and seven years old and Ev and I are, well, adults. Here is a list of what we have absolutely loved this year and would definitely recommend for the family. Here is last years list, which(…)

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Sculpture for Kids

Sculpture for Kids

These pics were literally burning a hole in my pocket after our Gallery Show for Sculpture Class last night.  I am feeling blown away and so proud of the kids and the work that we do at Meri Cherry Art Studio. Sculpture for Kids is a passion for us.  Our team worked for months brainstorming, creating, and(…)

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10 Halloween Art Projects for Kids

10 Halloween Art Projects for Kids

My girls are hardcore into Halloween this year.  They are insisting we decorate our house and have been going back and forth over costume ideas for months. Here’s hoping we have it all figured out in the next few weeks. In the meantime, we have done so many fun Halloween Projects for kids over the years, I thought(…)

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Sumi Ink Leaf Prints

Sumi Ink Leaf Prints

Recently I received a really nice gift in the mail from my friend Patty Palmer, author and creator of Deep Space Sparkle.  Over ten years ago, while teaching first grade, I had purchased one of Patty’s art lesson plans online and then years later bought one of her online courses.  Patty is a pioneer in(…)

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Yayoi Kusama Inspired Obliteration Room

Yayoi Kusama Inspired Obliteration Room

It’s International Dot Day! We’re celebrating by finally sharing our Yayoi Kusama inspired Obliteration Room.  We spent weeks filling our “Dot House,” as it was affectionately called, with dots on dots.  Kids and adults of all ages came to the studio each week and left their mark and we couldn’t have been happier with the experience.(…)

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Handmade Trophies for Someone Special

Handmade Trophies for Someone Special

Oh my goodness.  I could not be more in love with these handmade trophies for someone special. We first made Father’s Day Trophies with a fantastic craft kit by Kid Made Modern that I highly recommend, especially if you want to keep all your crafts contained in one spot.  Then, we went a little next level(…)

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Father’s Day Trophies

Father’s Day Trophies

I know we’re just getting over the emotional throws of Mother’s Day, (or is that just me?) so it may be hard to start thinking about a Father’s Day Art Project at the moment, but it’s just a few weeks away.  I want you to be prepared, especially if you have a magical unicorn husband(…)

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Paper Mache Cactus Plants

Paper Mache Cactus Plants

Holy cactus love.  I am going nuts over these amazing paper mache cactus plants that Olivia made with our private home classes this month. These 6 year olds totally rocked it and now I want to use cement for every project ever. *This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for your support. We’ve done paper mache with(…)

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The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way

I started Julia Cameron’s 12 week program, The Artist’s Way, about 8 weeks ago.  It’s my third time in the past 9 years doing the program.  I first learned about the Artist’s Way from my cousin Erica Reitman about 20 years ago when we both moved to California.  My cousin was doing it with a local(…)

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Spring Art Project for 3-5 Year Olds

Spring Art Project for 3-5 Year Olds

Happy almost Mother’s Day! I wanted to get this out just under the wire in case you wanted to try super sweet idea Eryn put together for our 3-5 year old classes, for a special Mother’s Day gift or teacher gift or someone special gift.  These little planters are the perfect spring art project for(…)

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