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Live Process Art Workshop and Studio Masterclass

Live Process Art Workshop and Studio Masterclass

The Live Process Art Workshop is back! We are so super pumped. This time around we’ve added a Studio Masterclass for Studio Owners, Mobile Art Teachers and anyone hoping to make teaching art to kids a career or side hustle. Get all the information on both workshops by clicking the link below. The date is Saturday,(…)

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How to Open an Art Studio for Kids Part 3

How to Open an Art Studio for Kids Part 3

Meri Cherry Art Studio is movin’ on up. We outgrew our old space, in what seemed like a matter of minutes, and as soon as our 3 year lease was up, we jumped at the opportunity to open our new location just a few minutes down Ventura Blvd. in Los Angeles, California. This space is almost twice(…)

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How I Became an Artful Parent

How I Became an Artful Parent

I wasn’t always an artful parent. I loved art as a kid but as I got older and into my early 20’s I moved further away from crafts and art making. When I got married to my amazing partner, Evan Cherry, and we had two girls back to back soon after, something shifted. Motherhood was(…)

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My Journey to Play Make Create, a Process Art Handbook

My Journey to Play Make Create, a Process Art Handbook

If you’ve been following along, you know I wrote a book this year. A real, live book, published by Quarto Kids called Play Make Create, a Process Art Handbook and it’s number 1 in three categories on Amazon, which is totally amazing. But the journey to get to this place wasn’t so amazing so I(…)

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Collaborative Wall Hanging for Kids

Collaborative Wall Hanging for Kids

It’s almost the end of the school year and a lot of people are starting to think about teacher gifts or something special for an end of the year classroom project. This collaborative wall hanging for kids feels like one of the most special projects we’ve done in a long time. I am soooo in(…)

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Play Make Create – A Process Art Handbook

Play Make Create – A Process Art Handbook

Holy cow you guys! My new book PLAY MAKE CREATE – a Process Art Handbook is here!!! Well, it’s almost here. It’s available for pre-order on Amazon and will ship June 11th.  I am so so excited and filled with all the feels.  Writing a book is no joke. I’ve watched so many of my friends(…)

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100th Day of School Art Project

100th Day of School Art Project

The 100th Day of School is almost upon us.  I’m not sure if this is a tradition in schools around the world but in America, the 100th Day of School is a big deal in Kindergarten and First Grade.  The kids do a lot of projects in their class related to counting by tens and(…)

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Dream Catchers for Valentine’s Day

Dream Catchers for Valentine’s Day

We made these super simple dream catchers for Valentine’s Day yesterday in the studio. They are so sweet, I thought you’d like them too. We make dream catchers all the time around here and there are about a million and one ways to make them. Here is the most simple version we’ve found. You’ll need…(…)

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Our Family Trip to Paris

Our Family Trip to Paris

Ever since I opened the doors to Meri Cherry Art Studio, I had the goal to save enough money to take my family to Paris.  My husband thought our girls were too young, ages almost six and 7 at the time, but I was sure it would be a trip of a lifetime.  Ha, I(…)

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Handmade Holiday Place Cards

Handmade Holiday Place Cards

This will probably be my last post of 2018 so I want to cap off the year with something super simple and special.  We made handmade holiday place cards and I just love them. I know we will use them for years to come and just keep adding to them as our table gets bigger and bigger.(…)

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