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Crafting with Perler beads

Crafting with Perler Beads

I walked in my daughters playroom today and found a huge mess on her craft table. Beads were everywhere. But before I could lose my mind, I noticed how many really awesome things she’s created with Perler beads. If you haven’t had the pleasure of using these beads, just wait. They are tiny little things that I have the worst time getting ahold of. But for little fingers? They’re fantastic.

Peeler bead kit

She spends hours making fun little bead art and gives them away to anyone who will take one. On our recent home remodel, she made individual gifts for all the guys working on our house who have since become family. She’s taken these to school on her “share day” and now has her entire class hooked on making fun bead art. Some of these kids really knock it out of the park with their original designs. continued

Easy Valentine no-paint canvases

Valentine Canvas Art

Getting ready for the holidays can be a lot of fun. We do a fair amount of entertaining, so I like to keep my decorations updated and fresh. With our impeding move, I need to keep things simple. Working with canvas is always my go-to DIY craft staple. The great thing about canvas, you can use them painted, or not painted. With no-paint canvas art, you can create just about anything. continued

Curious: A better way to learn anything. Plus, $25 to get started!

Curious event at Sunset Magazine

Just before the holidays I had the opportunity to visit Sunset Magazine and take part in a fun evening of crafting with my fellow blogging friends. The evening was hosted by Curious, a local Bay Area company I’ve been interested in for a while. continued

Kiwi Crate: Hours of fun!

Kiwi Crate Collage

When the Kiwi Crate arrived on our doorstep I was so excited to share it with my girls.  My nine year old loves to gather items around the house and make new things out of them.  You should see her latest creation with some straws, a few balloons, some string and a paper doll.  She has a very creative mind and when I heard about Kiwi Crate I knew this would be perfect for her. continued

Mickey Mouse Halloween crafts

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. For the last few years, we’ve been going to Disneyland during the Halloween festivities. Last year, we attended Mickey’s Halloween Party for the first time. We typically go sometime in October. It’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. continued

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