Learn to Paint a Butterfly in Watercolor Watercolor Butterfly is the first in the new video series, Adventures in Art from See the Light. This series of tutorials will eventually be released on DVD, but as a subscriber to See the Light’s new e-zine, you can enjoy them free. So roll up your … [Read more...] about Get a Free Set of Tutorials to Paint a Watercolor Butterfly
My third daughter turned 5 last week, so it was time for her Birthday Party Tea Party! For her older sisters we went to a tea party restaurant. But this time we decided to do it at home and were able to invite a lot of friends and family! We got quite a few ideas from the Fancy … [Read more...] about Tea Party Ideas!
As part of following Teaching the Trivium's "Ten Things to Do Before Age 10", we try to go on a neat field trip every month. Last month we went to the wonderful Chicago Botanic Gardens (which is not in Chicago--yeah! I don't like to drive there.) Admission is free, but parking is fairly … [Read more...] about August Field Trip–Botanic Gardens
Yeah! I am finally finished with my niece's butterfly quilt! It only took a year! Well, actually I had it all cut out last spring, then laid it aside. I've been working on the sewing part for the last few weeks. I think the bold colors turned out really fun together! The … [Read more...] about The New Butterfly Quilt
Last month I made some time in my schedule (usually sacrificing sleep :) )to sew an adorable rag butterfly quilt for my niece. It's from this pattern: Simplicity 2935 Here are some pictures. Now, I'm going to make another one for her new sister, who is at this moment on a plane from … [Read more...] about Sewing Butterfly Quilts