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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Holiday Crafts for Kids

Holiday Crafts for Kids

We’ve done so many holiday crafts for kids over the years.  I’ve put some of our favorites all together here so you can pic and choose what looks fun.  My girl’s favorite was Christmas Cloud Dough.  My favorite was probably the washi tape mural, back when all washi tape was actually sticky, and the temporary(…)

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The Process Art Workshop Video

The Process Art Workshop Video

The Process Art Video is back for a limited time!  As promised on Instagram, for the second time ever, anyone around the globe can watch our Process Art Workshop from Meri Cherry Art Studio!!! I believe in the power of Process Art with all my heart.  I have been practicing it for years with thousands of children,(…)

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece for Kids

Thanksgiving Centerpiece for Kids

I have been dreaming up this Thanksgiving Centerpiece for a while and somehow this morning it happened.  Didi wanted to collect pinecones and I encouraged her to get some sticks and then we found some leaves and before we knew it we had everything we needed to make the perfect Thanksgiving centerpiece for kids to(…)

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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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