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Medical Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

Medical Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

New in My Shop! It’s important to thank those that help our community and make a difference in our lives. In response to that I developed a new cross stitch pattern – a cute black cat with a medical cap on and a syringe – […]

Retro Atomic Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

Retro Atomic Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

New in My Shop! Here is the second new cross stitch pattern added to my shop! Having a Mid Century Modern feel to it – this retro cat pattern is designed from a combination of my original acrylic paintings. This is a great pattern for […]

Retro Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

Retro Cat Cross Stitch Pattern

New in my shop! I’ve started adding my original cross stitch patterns to my shop. This retro cat pattern is designed from my Atomic Cat Acrylic Painting. This is a great pattern for a beginner and a unique one for a cross stitch enthusiast. Available […]

Easy Color Wheel

Easy Color Wheel

This Color Wheel is way easier than it looks! So simple, draw once, make copies…color! I used a blank triangle clip art – had students draw their design inside the triangle with pencil – outline with permanent marker and then I made them each 6 […]

Blue & Pink Cow Themed Nursery Decor

Blue & Pink Cow Themed Nursery Decor

New to my Digital Download Shop! Decorate your little one’s nursery with these cute cow themed prints. Bring the farm life into your child’s bedroom with these adorable cows, a great unique decorating idea. Available in Pink and Blue Buy each print separately or buy […]

Valentine’s Inspired Easy Sewing Projects For Kids

Valentine’s Inspired Easy Sewing Projects For Kids

Holidays are a great time to do a cute craft with the kids! Do you have kids wanting to learn how to sew? Even really young children can start learning sewing skills now.  Sewing is a very useful skill that can be used throughout your life. […]

How to Make Your Own Graphic Heart Wall Art for Your Home Decor

How to Make Your Own Graphic Heart Wall Art for Your Home Decor

Valentine’s Day is almost here and I just love crafting something special! While searching through my basement, I found a frame I had bought from a garage sale.  I have a whole pile of them that I bought with the intention of using them to spruce […]

Primitive Farmhouse Wreath using Buffalo Plaid Fabric

Primitive Farmhouse Wreath using Buffalo Plaid Fabric

This is by far one of the easiest ways to make a wreath and it is so cute and tiny! First, I cut up an old flannel shirt with a wonderful black and white buffalo plaid fabric.  This shirt was a girl’s size 7/8 and […]

Gingerbread Man Collaborative Art Poster for Kids

Gingerbread Man Collaborative Art Poster for Kids

Christmas is coming soon and I am in the Holiday Spirit! I love drawing and I am so happy that I finally made my own drawing into a collaborative poster for my classroom…wow, was it a lot of work!  But so rewarding to see my […]

Native American Blankets Art Activity for Kids

Native American Blankets Art Activity for Kids

Native American Blankets – Art Activity for Kids Native American Artists use thick and thin lines in their woven blankets and learning about thick and thin lines is important for Kindergarten  – 2nd Grade Artists. So why not combine the two! I developed this great […]

Dollar Tree DIY Christmas Decor

Dollar Tree DIY Christmas Decor

**I was compensated for this post.   This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Time to get ready for Christmas! I thought it was a bit early, but since Dollar Tree already has Christmas […]

Cute Hedgehog Craft for Kids

Cute Hedgehog Craft for Kids

I just love Hedgehogs, don’t you!! I’m so excited to share this Hedgehog Craft with you that I developed for my classroom.  I’m using it in my classroom as an early finisher activity, but you could you use it as a teacher-directed lesson, sub lesson, […]

Fingerprint Art – Early Finisher Bin

Fingerprint Art – Early Finisher Bin

Here is the second bin I developed for my classroom, for those students that finish early. I developed a worksheet for this box, ready for kids to use their creativity to create cute little drawings from their fingerprints! I included in the bin – 50 […]

Yarn Wrapping – Early Finisher Bin

Yarn Wrapping – Early Finisher Bin

I’ve decided to finally get some bins ready for my classroom, for those students that finish early. I had some Roylco Stringing Stars left over from our Yarn Bombing project, so I fixed up a bin so kids can use the 50 stars that I […]

Yarn Bombing – K-6 Beginning of Year Art Project

Yarn Bombing – K-6 Beginning of Year Art Project

Yarn Bombing started to become popular in 2005 and it still going on to this day. I decided to introduce my students to yarn bombing on a scale that they could handle. Yarn Bombing is usually done with a crocheted or knitted piece that is […]

New Hallmark Cards at Dollar Tree + Journal Video Tutorial

New Hallmark Cards at Dollar Tree + Journal Video Tutorial

**I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was so excited to open a package recently from Dollar Tree…they said they were sending me greeting […]

Color Wheel & Doodle Drawing Sheets

Color Wheel & Doodle Drawing Sheets

Color Wheels are important for many reasons and I make sure to have my students make one every year. The drawing sheets I created for this project are a great starter to teach Color Wheel Concepts, Line Design Instruction, Sub Lesson or for Early Finishers. […]

Easy Mondrian Inspired Drawing for Kids

Easy Mondrian Inspired Drawing for Kids

This is an easy way to add Art History to your classroom or home and introduce famous artist, Piet Mondrian.  I love doing this project and I do it with my 2nd grade classes almost every year.  We do a lot of projects with Piet […]

How to Make Blueberry Body Scrub

How to Make Blueberry Body Scrub

Time to make a new batch of body scrub, using natural ingredients! All of my other scrubs lasted for 2 months sitting on my bathroom counter, without being refrigerated! What a bonus, they may have lasted longer, but I used them up! See my other […]

10 Must Haves I Wish I Would Have Had For Camping

10 Must Haves I Wish I Would Have Had For Camping

When your camping trip goes all wrong – you realize what you wish you would have had with you! We recently went on a family camping adventure. It rained the whole time – here are 10 must haves that I wish I would have had […]

DIY Cat Painting With Glitter

DIY Cat Painting With Glitter

The second installment of my “Use Up My ‘Crap’ Craft Challenge”! I have a lot of stuff in my basement – art and craft supplies that need to be used up!  I developed a challenge for myself to use some of it up, instead of […]

How to Make a Butterfly Monoprint

How to Make a Butterfly Monoprint

Want to decorate your walls with your own modern one of a kind artwork? Make this beautiful Butterfly Monoprint!   First of all, some of you might be wondering – “What is a monoprint?”  A monoprint is a printmaking method in which each print is […]

Summertime Caterpillar Collage

Summertime Caterpillar Collage

A Great Summertime Collage Project! This is a fun end of the school year project that I do with my Kindergarten classes. It is a good end of the year review to see if they have improved on tracing and cutting skills.  We also use […]

DIY Donut Decor

DIY Donut Decor

My first installment of my “Use Up My ‘Crap’ Craft Challenge”! I have a lot of stuff in my basement – art and craft supplies that need to be used up!  I developed a challenge for myself to use some of it up, instead of […]

Miniature Campfire Craft

Miniature Campfire Craft

This is such a fun craft – the campfire really lights up! My daughters and I are working on Girl Scout activities and we thought this little mini campfire would get us in the camping mood! Very simple to make with a plastic cup, tissue […]

Sugar Cookie Body Scrub

Sugar Cookie Body Scrub

My daughter and I already used up our batch of Cucumber White Tea Body Scrub, time to make a new kind! I’m growing quite a collection of go to DIY Body Scrubs! So far, I have had them last up to 2 months sitting on […]

Earth Emoji – Watercolor Painting for Earth Day

Earth Emoji – Watercolor Painting for Earth Day

A great, quick project for Earth Day, or any day that you want to make an awesome watercolor painting! I recently finished this Earth Day painting with my 1st – 4th grade Art classes.  Every grade had the ability to do it and everyone loved […]

Cucumber White Tea Body Scrub

Cucumber White Tea Body Scrub

I have been completely out of body scrubs for quite awhile now, time to make a new batch! All of my other scrubs lasted for 2 months sitting on my bathroom counter, without being refrigerated! What a bonus, they may have lasted longer, but I […]

Mosaic Pineapple DIY Decor

Mosaic Pineapple DIY Decor

Another Mosaic Project – just for me! I just love mosaics and especially like making my own with decorative paper. Check out the video of me assembling this project – here. I designed this pineapple mosaic for my dining room wall.  Pineapples are currently a […]

Easy DIY Color Wheel

Easy DIY Color Wheel

Color Wheels are important for many reasons and I make sure to have my students make one every year. This color wheel is one I use for 2nd grade, but it can definitely be used for any grade level. Primary Colors, Secondary Colors, Warm & […]