Little Hands, Big Work: fine motor Just a little warning to this post. My boys are still really young so I only use the "work books" when it is their idea and they really want to work on them. So far they have asked several times but if they lose interest then that is fine with me. I bought book from Costco and I really like it. Some of the things in it Caden really enjoys and other things are a bit out of his reach. Grant Thompson Call it "Mad Science", or just a "Quest for Discovery". These are some of my experiments, and "Random Weekend Projects" Subscribe! New videos every week! WARNING: In many cases, these projects are dangerous and pose risks of personal, or property damage, injury, and in some cases, death. There are very possibly other risks of which I am not fully aware.
Painting pastel glass jars « Kootut murut This week has been a whirlwind with so many things happening I haven’t had time to blog. Very exciting but also busy. However, here is the DIY project I promised you. Since I got a new working space I’ve been trying to organize it the best I can. I bookmarked these instructions ages ago and now found use for them. Hanging Storage Baskets by The Mother Huddle Fabric Cuts: From your fabric cut six 18½ x 28 inch pieces, and three 4 x 10 ½ inch pieces. You will then iron them onto you interfacing per it's instructions, and then cut out.
Howie Owl – hoot hoot! « 3EyedBear The first kit of the new year is this deceivingly simple looking little owl to expand the bird-population in 3EyedBear’s universe. We all know owls are one of the wisest creatures and this one certainly will be one day too. Thing is: she’s still very young and inexperienced, but she compensates that with a passion for reading thick books while you sleep. DIY projects Glitzy Easter Placecards By Ashley Page Norton Easter is right around the around and these egg and nest placecards come together super fast. The supplies are easy to pick up or if you’re like me you probably have most of them on hand – I love pipe cleaners and always have some around! I’m also total sucker for good alphabet stickers so I pick them up whenever I see them, but you could always handwrite the names instead. These will look great at an Easter table setting!
Jewelry Organizer (and a giveaway) UPDATE PART 2: My Jewelry Organizer won the Elmer's Spring Creation Contest. I'm absolutely thrilled. Aside from receiving a visa gift card for winning, I also had the privilege of drawing 3 more winners from the comments via random.org to each receive an Elmer's DIY kit. The winners were: April, Barbara (VinoLuci), and Bestie. UPDATED: This giveaway has closed. Paint chip chevron ombre necklace I really love the ombre trend. The ombre hair is not really for me because I really like my blonde hair as it is for now. But the ombre fashion, interior and jewelry items are absolutely gorgeous! Today I want to share a chevron ombre necklace DIY with you. Yes I know, chevron AND ombre, how great is that?
DIY Recipe: Baking Soda and Orange Juice Face Mask June 21, 2010 Today’s DIY recipe is a total revelation to me. It comes courtesy of Melissa Colgan, the Style Editor at Mpls.St. DIY Scratch Off Tickets! I love scratch off tickets, always have. I remember begging my parents to let me scratch off theirs when I was little. Now that I'm an adult I can't think of something more fun to receive with an order than a scratch off card with a coupon code so I decided to make some of my own for Circus Bear Vintage. I designed these simple cards in photoshop then had them printed with Overnight Prints. To make your own scratch off tickets you'll need; dish soap (any brand should do, but if you're curious I'm using Ajax) acrylic paint (any color and brand of your choice) paint brush packing tape painters tape scrap paper