My oldest son just finished playing Charlie Brown in the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Since my three littlest kids were going to help usher and pass out programs, I made a Charlie Brown t-shirt for each of them. It's the easiest costume in the world to make, and they looked … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Charlie Brown T-Shirt Costume Idea
I shared a few days ago about the 1920's Roaring Twenties Unit Celebration that our homeschool group had. I bought clothes for my kids (and my husband bought a vest), but I decided to make my dress! The common dress we think of in the 1920's is the flapper dress, but ladies who dressed more … [Read more...] about How to Make a 1920’s Dress and Cloche Hat
There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, helping the kids with their schoolwork, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone for DIY and crafting! But I know I look at the bare wall in the … [Read more...] about Ultimate DIY Bundle is now on Sale!
I learned a new word recently that starts with "X": Xylography, which is the art of wood engraving in order to print with it! Xylography is the oldest know relief printmaking technique. It started in China, and then spread to Europe. If you'd like to read all about what we did … [Read more...] about “X” is for Xylography–Making Homemade Christmas Cards
I don't know if you have ever tried a Craftsy class, but they are really neat! I've watched a few of the cooking ones. I love that they remain yours forever, so you can watch them over and over (and use them for your kids!) Summer is a perfect time to try them out. Choose from cooking, … [Read more...] about Craftsy Classes 50% off!
We got the movie "Frozen" for my daughter's 9th birthday, and I think the kids have watched it 10 times already! Three of my four kids used "Frozen" songs for their auditions for "Robin Hood." (I think 1/4 of all auditioners sang songs from "Frozen" this time!) And the latest. . . these cute clay … [Read more...] about “Frozen” characters in clay