Written on January 27, 2015 at 10:11 am, by Megan
Fixing up our spare room has become the project that never ends, and I’m going to share a bit of the progress we made in 2014.
This room has been home to a few family members and friends since we’ve moved in, and when we found ourselves without an extra … Continue
Written on December 4, 2014 at 8:05 am, by Megan
I wanted a little holiday festivity around here, but I’m not ready to drag up the tubs of decorations from the basement until we buy a tree this weekend. So I went for a quick craft project instead: glittered pinecones!
This project, like many projects around here, was the answer … Continue
Written on December 2, 2014 at 5:00 am, by Megan
I love when Eliza comes home from art class at school armed with a new technique she can’t wait to teach me. Last week, she showed me how to make Rorschach Test / inkblot looking things with paint.
All you do is fold a piece of paper (we used heavy … Continue
Written on November 3, 2014 at 6:04 pm, by Megan
Written on September 24, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Megan
Written on September 8, 2014 at 10:54 am, by Megan
The weather is cooling down here in Kansas City, which means I’ll be spending a lot more time on my front porch. It’s not very pretty out there, so it’s a good time to improve things a bit.
I’m planning a few low cost projects, but I decided to start … Continue
Written on August 27, 2014 at 5:00 am, by Megan
My family is obsessed with Doctor Who. Jake and I have been looking for Whovian activities to do with the kids, but we’ve been coming up short. I mean, sure, we do play “Don’t Blink” tag while pretending to be Weeping Angels…which for some reason Jonas and Eliza find fun … Continue
Written on August 14, 2014 at 10:17 am, by Megan
This week I’ve been playing around with watercolor crayon resisting. In one of my elementary school art classes, we did this project: you color on white paper with neon or white crayons, watercolor over it, and the wax from the crayon works as a resistor so the colored parts remain … Continue
Written on June 25, 2014 at 10:41 am, by Megan
Written on June 13, 2014 at 8:39 am, by Megan
I’ve been working on some big, time consuming projects, so I’ve been looking for something simple for a cheap, quick artistic release. Eliza came to the rescue with something I’ve never heard of before: shaving cream marbling.
Her school has an awesome summer program, and she came home from art … Continue