Once I started with the felt balls, I pretty much couldn’t stop, with the exception of Elvis style eating binges, which I finally got under control yesterday. Thank goodness. Weight Watcher meeting coming soon. Anyway, at first I was doing the felt balls in the kitchen sink, but this weekend Ev and I visited my(…)
See, this is why my husband rules. He just gets right in there with me. I’ve been wanting to make felt balls for months. I had seen a few posts about it here and here and wanted to try it myself. I had ordered some roving on SarasTextureCrafts and it’s been sitting in my studio(…)
It’s summer and I was cleaning out my studio. I came across these cards my kindergartners made me when I returned from my honeymoon. It originally said “We missed u Meri Cherry,” but I can’t find the We Missed U part. If your name is going to be Meri Cherry, kindergartners are definitely the right(…)
Day 2 of Summer Camp 2010 was a big success. At least it seemed like it was. You never know with 6 year olds. We started our space shuttles, inspired by a project I found on Deep Space Sparkle. Patty has the best ideas. We followed most of her steps, but changed the background a(…)
Some robot/alien results from Art Summer Camp 2010. All made from otherwise thrown away materials, puffy paint, googley eyes and duct tape. You can check out my Robot here.
I saw a post by amazing art blogger MaryMaking not too long ago on how to make salt dough. She had made the dough for a whacky fish project. I have adapted the project for an “Out of this World” inspiration. Before I did it with the kids, I wanted to test it out. A few years(…)
I start teaching an “Out of this World” Summer Camp on Monday, so I’ve been collecting ideas for the past few months in preparation. I found this great alien/monster idea on Craft Jr. that I played around with this afternoon. Here is the result. It was really fun, especially taking all the photos. Instead of(…)
I came home to find THIS done to our kitchen cabinets! HE CLEANED THEM ALL!!!!! And now we can show off our new china pattern properly like this; And to top it all off he picked lemons from our lemon tree and put them on the dining room table. I love you Ev.
LOOK AT THESE PASTRIES!!!!!! Are you kidding me? I nearly had a heart attack when we walked in to this macaroon shop in Cannes. The color, the texture, the taste! I’m so sorry I don’t remember the name. Oy. Let’s just call it Heaven on Earth. I just found the name online. It’s called Jean(…)
I mean, look at these old school Manolo sandals from my mom, confidently yet coyly flirting my husbands most perfect Campers on the planet. A match made in shoe heaven.