Sketchbooking: Sticky Back Plastic

Sketchbooking: Sticky Back Plastic

School has started and with school come all kinds of pretty protective sticky back plastics on the shelfs of shops. After school has started most shops want to get rid of their stock and so I happened upon some cheap shiny and fluor coloured stick back plastics I thought Ellen would love. And I was … Continue reading

Sketchbooking: Multiples

Sketchbooking: Multiples

Several people on Instagram like @fruzsikenezart and @masillustra draw more then one of the same themed objects/persons and since the youngest has really taken to drawing faces I wanted to give this a go. For her it was simple; faces, Ellen chose fairies and as the medium felt-tip-pens and we ended up choosing clowns faces … Continue reading

2 Craft a Cup or a Desk Tidy

2 Craft a Cup or a Desk Tidy

Remember the bubble blower we made for Australia day. The girls had and are still having lots of fun with that. But me being me, I started playing with the other end of the bottle. A perfect little cup for, for example, water for painting sessions or decorate it and you can put one of … Continue reading

Ellens Yellow Heart

Ellens Yellow Heart

Last year Ellen cut a love heart out of yellow paper and told me she wanted to go outside with it. I asked her why? She told me she wanted to put the yellow heart in the wind to let the person who would find it know that there is somebody that loves them. I … Continue reading

Mama Creates 2 Block Print Cards on Etsy

Mama Creates 2 Block Print Cards on Etsy

Lots of things are happening and that feels good. It is like having made the decision to work at 2015 has propelled all kinds of things. Thank you #CT30Q and #ThrivingArtist for being there. First a successful workshop last Saturday. 8 Kids came to Bowerbird_Impulsive Necessities to screen print their own t-shirt. We had a great … Continue reading

2 Craft a Bubble Blower

2 Craft a Bubble Blower

I associate Australia day with water play, it is after all high summer here. While looking for ideas for pool toys and thinking about something with ice to share with you, I stumbled upon this bubble blower. It was so simple to make, we just had to try it to see if it was as … Continue reading

2 Craft: 5 Fun Australia Day Crafts

2 Craft: 5 Fun Australia Day Crafts

One more week of school holidays and then it is Australia Day, the start of a new school year. Time to make Australia day special with some kids crafts. I don’t do this often, but as this time of year has crept up on me, here are 5 crafts we have done over the past years. Star … Continue reading

Sketchbooking: Shapes and Pencil

Sketchbooking: Shapes and Pencil

Sketchbooking is back or at least we are going to continue our efforts in 2015. Starting of with cutting shapes and colouring around them with pencil. All I wanted from my girls was a bit of a pattern. Ellen managed to make a lion and ice-cream. Her little sister found it hard to hold on … Continue reading