Tagged with paper crafts

Art School: Stained Glass Paper Birds

Art School: Stained Glass Paper Birds

I love stained glass! It is such a beautiful medium. In particular, I have always loved the stained glass work of Chagall, like theseĀ andĀ these. (Just go to Google Images and type in Chagall Stained Glass for more examples.) I took a one day workshop in stained glass, which I really enjoyed, but the tools and … Continue reading

A is for Alligator!

A is for Alligator!

The Wee One is fascinated with letters and has been learning some in preschool. Even before that, he wanted to know what letters are what and what do words say and mean. I decided we would start doing some letter related crafts since he likes them so much. Here is our first one: A is … Continue reading

Easter Egg Paper Stained Glass

Easter Egg Paper Stained Glass

The Wee One and I made a couple Easter projects this week. I had been wanting to try one of those paper stained glass projects for a while, so when I came across this one for Easter, we took the leap and made one! I did the cutting with an x-acto knife, then the Wee … Continue reading

Valentines

Valentines

The Wee One and I made some Valentines! I saw these super cute thumbprint ones online and printed some out on construction paper. Then we got out the ink pads and some blank Valentine cards (that I received in a lovely swap) and rubber stamps, and we got busy. The Wee One did some thumbprints … Continue reading

Kid Holiday Craft: Santa Star

Kid Holiday Craft: Santa Star

I saw this adorable project on Entertaining Monsters and knew we had to make one! The Wee One had lots of fun, from cutting out the star to drawing the components of Santa to gluing on Santa’s beard. All you need is red construction paper, cotton balls, and a black crayon or marker. Then play … Continue reading

Craft with Kids: Painted Frosty the Snowman

Craft with Kids: Painted Frosty the Snowman

Wow, I think this is the longest between posts! Sorry about that, I have been crazy busy with a graphic design project and getting ready for an Artisan’s Market I am doing Friday night. Here’s the first of the posts I wished I had time to blog about this week! My son loves Frosty the … Continue reading

Card Making!

Card Making!

Last night I took a fun workshop: Making Greeting Cards! I literally do not remember the last time I went out in the evening to do something purely fun for me. It was a weird experience! The workshop used rubber stamping, embossing, and die cutting to make 4 greeting cards (although because there weren’t many … Continue reading

Kid Craft: Paper Haunted House

Kid Craft: Paper Haunted House

I found this cute project on Sarah Jane’s blog. I knew it was something the Wee One would love, so last night when it was already dark at quarter of seven and we needed something to do, I pulled this one out. Sarah Jane gives you the template, you just print it out and get … 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