Posts filed in Kids’ Crafts

Fruit Printed Wall Art

Posted on July 26th, 2015

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I made this framed fruit print just for fun.  I thought it might look cool hanging in our kitchen, near the fruit bowl.  It was so easy to make – much like the fruit-printed postcards we made here.  I followed the same method – sliced an apple in half, then dried the surface a little […]

Make your own Christmas Ornaments

Posted on December 16th, 2014

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One night last week Shane and I decided to break out the craft supplies, turn up the music and have a craft party.  We made some ornaments to hang and give for Christmas. Would you like to make some too? It’s easy! Here’s what you’ll need: – Air dry clay (we used darwi classic, bought […]

Printing with Found Objects

Posted on March 18th, 2014

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I love craft projects that make use of household objects that are easy to find.  That’s what this tutorial is all about; finding new ways to use these everyday objects.  Who knows, maybe you’ll start to see the ‘junk’ at the bottom of your drawer as treasure waiting to be found. You will need: – […]

Make your own Pin-Pricked Card

Posted on March 12th, 2014

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I’m always on the hunt for new ways to make effective cards to give to people I love.  I first saw this pin-pricking method in Christine Schmidt’s awesome book, ‘Print Workshop: Hand-Printing Techniques + Truly Original Projects‘.   It’s so simple and takes hardly any time or resources, making it an awesome quick craft fix! To […]

After this fun little project where I made gift tags using pages from a thrifted Golden Book called The Saggy Baggy Elephant, I was itching to use the rest of the pages on another craft project.  The illustrations in this book are cute, colourful and a little bit retro, so I thought they would make […]