Painting ideas for kids

LEFT "Mummys Map - Childrens Painting" | Meggy (http://www.flickr.com/photos/25230222@N07/2405402362/) RIGHT "hand print project" by woodleywonderworks (http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/3244957563/in/photostream/) via Creative Commons

Some adults cringe at the thought of kids using paint in the house, but it’s a fun activity for them and helps with their development and creativity. If you are worried about big messes you can always invest in some kid-friendly washable paints.

It also helps if you’re around to supervise so that you can decide how much paint to let the kiddos use at one time. Regardless, painting projects are fun for kids and can be a creative outlet for them as well! Here are a few simple painting project ideas that you can try this weekend. read more

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Make your own DIY candle lantern

Have you ever wondered how to give your home pleasant lighting in the summer and make it cozy in the winter? The answer is by using candle lanterns! Summer presents opportunities to have picnics and enjoy grilling at backyard barbecues. You can enjoy cooler evening temperatures while eating and talking with your friends and family in the soothing light of your candle lanterns. read more

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How to send thank you cards

bulk thank you cards, 5x6 envelopes

There are many reasons that we have to send thank you cards to our friends and family. The main event being a wedding by it’s always nice to send them out for smaller events like a baby shower or even a birthday party. We’ll go over a few easy ideas on how you should handle a situation like sending out thank  you cards and what you’ll need for them. read more

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DIY wall pocket organizer

DIY wall pocket organizer

There is always going to be an organizer available to fit your needs and budget. Wall pocket organizers can maximize the space of your room or closet. If you’re not much of an organized person, you may want to consider a wall pocket organizer to minimize the clutter that may accumulate in your closet over time. The only problem is that a lot of wall pocket organizers out there are available in cheaply made, unattractive material. Making your own wall pocket organizer is not only easy but will also offer a decorative touch and a splash of color to your room. read more

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Best of the Web No. 17

Craft Corners Best of the Web, wire cube organizer

We’ve been so lucky to have been immersed in crafting inspiration these last few weeks and now we’re back with even more exquisite crafting designs! From stuffed toys to yarn projects and back to more paper crafting ideas, this week’s features are nothing short of the word spectacular. Throw in some inspiration and some crafty know-hows and voila- you’ve got some crafty items for your home and for your kids. But enough explanation and on to my favorite part… read more

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