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Why I’ve Been MIA-Kindergarten Classroom Set-up

Woah, it’s been a loooong week setting up my classroom for back to school next week.  Long but really fun and exciting.  It’s definitely not done yet, but much progress has been made.  Here are some homemade highlights: International Silks and Woolens was nice enough to donate some fabric to our classroom so I made(…)

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New Eco Friendly Packaging by Geami = Awesome Gift Wrapping

We recently received a wedding gift from Williams Sonoma with the most amazing packaging by Geami.  I looked it up and it turns out this stuff is recyclable, compostable and renewably sourced and pretty much totally amazing.  I saved all of it and have been wrapping gifts with it ever since.  Just add a little(…)

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Art Studio For Kids

Art Studio For Kids

I finally completed the art studio I’ve been working on transforming for the past few weeks for a friend.  This project came out of nowhere/my morning pages and poof, there it was.  I had no idea how much I’d enjoy this process and how much I would learn from it.  I really had to trust(…)

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Tomorrow-Stenciling and Chalkboard Paint

So, I think I mentioned I’ve been working on designing an art studio for kids at a friends home.  It’s been a pretty huge undertaking that will be completed this Friday, when the family returns from out of town.  It’s a 20×20 white space that was pretty seriously trashed when I started.  The first week(…)

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DIY Light Box

So, I made a light box to take shots of Alien Army and I’m not sure it’s working out as I planned.  I can’t seem to get the light quite right.  I’m definitely not giving up, but slightly frustrated none the less.  Anyone have any tips?  Does anyone even read this?  Hello?  Are you there(…)

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A Felted Hamsa

I’ve found so many felting activities online over the past few weeks.  And with the recent success of my felt balls, I was inspired to give a new felting project a try.  I wasn’t exactly sure of what I was making.  I figured I’d see what happens and how easy it would be to do(…)

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Art is Everywhere

One of the greatest side effects of doing the Artists Way is beginning to see art everywhere-when I go on a walk, when looking through discarded trash on the side of the road, everywhere.  I feel so grateful to have this new perspective.  What a difference it makes.  So this weekend it didn’t surprise me(…)

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