Painting watercolor hearts to hang on the window for Valentine's Day

Watercolor Hearts Made from ‘Newsprint’

Paint old newspaper or phone books with watercolors to create a gorgeous window! Cut out watercolor hearts for Valentine’s Day. Pretty both inside and out!

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Birch Tree Art & Help Reforest for Arbor Day

Since it’s too cold still in Iowa to plant a tree for Arbor Day, we’re making tree art by painting a tree! Also for Arbor Day, Murphy’s Oil Soap is sponsoring this post and doing a fun repinning contest on Pinterest! The details are below on how to enter and what you could win! This […]

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Canvas Art: Oil Pastel Resist Watercolors

There’s something so prestigious about art on a piece of canvas. I think it really makes the kids think they’re making something really special. Last year they made a piece of art on canvas with the frozen paints outside on a very hot day, which hangs in George’s room. Since I bought a twin-pack of […]

Crayon & Tape Resist Watercolor Easter Eggs

Holiday Egg Art: Crayon & Tape Resist Watercolor

Henry got so into this art project. I was really impressed with him. There are quite a few art processes that he really focused in on. We madeĀ Easter Eggs with watercolor resist over both crayons and tape. I started with drawing a couple of egg shapes on a piece of scrapbook paper to show Henry […]