Here’s a great activity that I found on Putti Prapancha’s blog. Supplies: Construction paper/cardstock Paintbrush and/or medicine dropper Colored water (we used about a tablespoon of wa…
How to make a soda bottle cloche
Want to protect your plants from cold without spending money? Follow our simple steps to create an upcycled soda bottle cloche.
Glue Art on Canvas with Watercolors
We've been experimenting with various glue effects on canvas with watercolor art. The first was an accident, really. The girls and I each made a collage with small items such as buttons, beads, paper butterflies, etc. After the glue was dry, Daphne and I painted our canvases with liquid watercolor paint. And the glue concentrated the color rather than resisting it. In working with glue on paper, I had come to expect glue to act as a resist. But on canvas it was doing the opposite. Why? When…
How to Create a 'Swirled' Abstract Painting With Acrylic Paint
This is my technique that I have made up for creating abstract paintings with watered down acrylic paint. I have sold quite a few paintings created with this method.
DIY Wall Art: Melted Crayons on Canvas
I bought some canvas a few weeks ago with the intention of painting some really awesome robots for this giant, empty wall in my living room. HeyMatthew and I drew the robots out and bought the paint but after a week of staring at the pencil outlines we decided not to finish them. So, when I was looking around on Pinterest this afternoon and saw the idea for melted crayon art I knew THIS was what we would use or canvases for. Most of the people on Pinterest glue the crayons to the top and…
Create Your Own Word Search Puzzle
Create your own word search puzzles with Discovery Education's Puzzlemaker. Create vocabulary quizzes or extra credit work in seconds for your classroom.
How to Make Your Own Flower Impressions on Clay | eHow.com
Pressing flowers in a book allows you to dry them out to keep as a special memento. However, if you really want to make an impression with a special flower, press it into clay instead. Use flower impressions on clay to create a beautiful and lasting craft that stands the test of time.