CREATE & CRAFT
This Easter Egg Art from the Julep blog uses scrap paper cut into horizontal strips and layered on top of each other to make a beautiful egg image. The white cardstock has a egg shape cut out of it to allow the paper strips to show through. What a lovely decoration...
Learn how to make a gorgeous gardenia paper flower! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eg-IOJHEqmY
Five great books!
My older relative loves classic American illustration. Lately, she's also taken to all-ages coloring books. So, The Saturday Evening Post Americana Coloring Book, based on covers from the Saturday Evening Post, will make the perfect gift, I'm sure. Each page offers a...
My parents gardened extensively, both decoratively and for fruits and vegetables, but I never had the time or money. I'm happy to find that I could find success gardening -- conveniently and inexpensively -- with very little prior knowledge. Gardening on a Shoestring...
Learn how you can to make a lovely tissue paper wreath in any color with these few easy instructions. DIY Tissue Paper Wreath
"For never was a story of more woe -- than this of Juliet and her Romeo." Such a lovely story, with such lovely paper dolls from Romeo and Juliet Paper Dolls! Beautiful period costumes, that can be used to reenact the beloved and tragic story. If you know a...
I love flowers, cacti, and plant-life of any kind. But I have learned, through sad experience, that I don't have much of a green thumb. Especially since I often try to bite off more than I can chew. So this is my new plan, to follow the suggestions in Tiny Tabletop...
Journal Sparks is an ideas-and-inspiration book for those who want to up their journaling and scrapbooking game by taking a more visual, doodle-y approach. I love the ideas about illustrating my feelings, listing out random things that make me "me," or mapping out how...
How fun are these cute cat planters made out of painted plastic soda bottles?! What a great way to recycle!
My Cup Runneth Over is a wonderful and inspirational coloring book by the very talented artist Ronnie Walter, who carefully and conscientiously designs books for US to color. A consistent thin line is used throughout each spiral bound (and easy to color) page, with no...
Raid your fabric stash to find squares of fabric that you can use to make this unique and creative way to wrap presents! Fabric Wrapped Gift Boxes