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Turkey Crafts

Turkey Crafts

A good friend gave the Wee One two turkey themed crafts to make, which was a nice way for us to get in the Thanksgiving mood. Here are the little turkey projects we had a blast making: We have also been reading lots of thanksgiving & thankful themed books, like Thanks for Thanksgiving. (We really … Continue reading

Halloween Project Round-Up

Halloween Project Round-Up

Looking for some cute Halloween projects to make? I admit I am not a huge fan of Halloween (really, it’s all about Christmas for me, forget the other holidays!), but these projects are pretty irresistible. Check out this free pattern from Lark Crafts for a Halloween treat bag! I think the Wee One needs one … Continue reading

Kid Craft: Painted Leaf Prints

Kid Craft: Painted Leaf Prints

On the way home from the library yesterday we found some really lovely shaped leaves, of various sizes. I had seen a fun leaf printing project in the Fall issue of Crafting Connections. (Rowan & Oak is doing a giveaway to get your own copy of this lovely magazine. I was lucky enough to win … Continue reading

Kid Craft Tutorial: Mini Theatre & Puppets!

Kid Craft Tutorial: Mini Theatre & Puppets!

I just posted a new tutorial to make this super fun, no mess (yup, no glitter, no paper mache, no food coloring, etc) project to do with kids! Check it out and have some fun! We made monster puppets to go with our theatre, but you can make whatever you want.  

Still blooming

Still blooming

Our backyard still has lovely plants in bloom! I guess the unseasonably warm weather we have been having is the culprit. The squirrels continue to take things out of the garden… And leave us stuff… We also planted a succulent my dad gave me weeks ago that I had been meaning to plant outside and … Continue reading

Upcycled Cardboard Kitty Cats

Upcycled Cardboard Kitty Cats

The Wee One and I have been saving toilet paper rolls for a bit now. We weren’t sure exactly what we were going to use them for, but we’d seen a bunch of fun projects using them. This week he decided they should be… kitty cats! I couldn’t say as I was surprised, given his … Continue reading

Water Colored Leaves

Water Colored Leaves

The Wee One and I had lots of fun with this project! You use regular washable markers and color diffusing paper and then add water– that’s when the amazing color happens. We’re going to make more so we can hang some garlands up and decorate the windows with them, too. What we did is simple … Continue reading

Funky Fiber Beads Tutorial & Giveaway!

Funky Fiber Beads Tutorial & Giveaway!

**The giveaway is now closed! Thanks for entering! I randomly picked a comment and the winning comment is from RaeAnna! Looks like RaeAnna is a crafty, sewing mom, too! Check out her blog. RaeAnna, I just sent you an email. If you didn’t receive it, just send me a message (featheredneststudio [at] gmail [dot] com) … Continue reading

Tuesday Love! Paper Stained Glass

Tuesday Love! Paper Stained Glass

I love stained glass. I’m one of those people who could plan a visit to a new city around buildings with gorgeous stained glass. In grad school I took a stained glass one day workshop at a local arts center. I made a lovely little ornament, which was a decent first attempt. Sadly my cat … Continue reading