Art Camp (older kids)

Kid Made Painted Pillows

Kid Made Painted Pillows

How fantastic are these kid made pillows?  Can you believe they were made by five year olds. For real, 5 year olds.  Each one is sweeter than the next.  I just love them.  I’ve made a few pillows with kids before, like these fabric resist pillows that are perfect for Father’s Day, and these no sew veggie(…)

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Make a Fruity Garland

Make  a Fruity Garland

Hey Everyone.  I haven’t said it lately.  Thank you so much for reading my blog! I am so grateful for all of your comments and questions and support. THANK YOU! Sincerely. In other news, it’s the jewish holiday of Sukkot.  Sukkot is a joyful, harvest holiday celebrated in autumn that I totally love.  Many families(…)

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Make Washi Tape Rainsticks

Make Washi Tape Rainsticks

It’s no secret that California is suffering one of the worst droughts in it’s history.  We really need some rain yo!  In an effort to combine art, education and some good ol’ fashioned spiritual magic, we made rain sticks in art class last week.  We even did a rain dance at the end of class(…)

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Unicorn Necklace for Kids

Unicorn Necklace for Kids

I think I mentioned that art camp for the older kids totally rocked this past summer.  We made all sorts of awesome things, like parachute cord vases and embroidered Vans.  We also made these super cool sculpey necklaces that would be so perfect for a back to school art project or play date.  This little(…)

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Paint Your Own Wood Beads

Paint Your Own Wood Beads

Wood wood wood. I just can’t get enough of this inspiring natural material lately.  I’ve been teaching a few after school art classes and each week we are exploring a new way to create simple art projects from wood, in all it’s forms. Most of the projects I do focus on the process over the outcome, but(…)

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Hand Painted Beaded Key Chains

Hand Painted Beaded Key Chains

A few weeks ago I taught an art camp for girls ages 8-12.  It was two days of craftastic amazingness including Design your own Canvas Sneakers and Pom Pom Parachute Cord Vases.  We also made these beautiful hand painted  beaded key chains that I am slightly obsessed with.  They are just so pretty and there(…)

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Pom Pom Flower Pops

Pom Pom Flower Pops

A few weeks ago I taught an art camp to 9 year olds and up.  It was one of the most gratifying experiences I’ve ever had.  I absolutely adored working with such an amazing group of young but old girls, while they created, challenged themselves, laughed, made decisions about their work and just had a(…)

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Make Your Own Parachute Cord Vases

Make Your Own Parachute Cord Vases

More amazingness from art camp this week with the 9 and up set.  How cool are these parachute cord vases?!  They were inspired by these African Vases I saw on Polkaros.  I thought I’d try my own twist with the kids from craft camp.  Once again, they totally amazed me.  I thought the Vans they(…)

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Design Your Own Canvas Sneakers

Design Your Own Canvas Sneakers

I’ve been in a bit of a creative funk lately, feeling like every thing’s been done before and nothing feels new or fresh.  Leave it to a group of amazing 9-18 year olds to totally pump me up and get me so excited about pretty much everything!  I taught an art camp for the past(…)

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