Art Projects

I Made Sugar Eggs

. . . for Easter. Turns out they’re really not very hard, and would be a fun craft with older kids. Maybe Olivia and her friends next year . . .

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Everett’s Teepee – Christmas Projects 2014

I didn’t do too many home-made Christmas projects this year . . . but I did do a few 😉 The grandest one of all was Everett’s teepee. He was quite pleased to have a teepee of his own (Olivia and Cal have had theirs for a few years now). Now he has his own…

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Wheeler Road
Christmas Projects 2014

This was the last Christmas project I did. It’s a painting I did for my in-laws of the house they built in Oregon and raised their kids while they were very young (Wyatt moved when he was 11). I had each of the siblings send me a favorite memory of life on Wheeler Road and…

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Calvin’s Quilt – The Summer Chronicles

This summer I made Calvin a quilt for his birthday. I always idealized that when we had a cabin, my kids would have warm, cuddly quilts to snuggle under on the cool mornings. So when we bought a cabin just a couple weeks before Calvin’s birthday, I knew exactly what I wanted to make for…

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How To: Paper Mache Bees

Oh, what fun paper mache is. It is one of my favorite mediums, because the possibilities are endless, the required supplies are always on hand (paper, flour, water), and the required attention span is minimal (very good for me!). I made some paper mache bees for our back to school dinner this year. While paper…

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Be Your Best Self – Back to School Dinner, 2013

One of our family traditions is having a back to school dinner for the little lovelies. This is a time to celebrate the kids, acknowledge their accomplishments, and look forward to all they have ahead of them. They are the kings and queen of the day! This year our theme is “Be Your Best Self,”…

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