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Summer Craft Idea: Play with Perler Beads (hama beads)

Lovely June is here, and it’s time to do some summer crafting. The definition of summer craft is loosely: anything that feels light, airy, fun, colorful and can be done outdoors on the balcony or in the garden, at the … Continue reading

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Creating Creative Kids | March Inspiration en Masse

Hey, time for another massive inspirational post! Please note that not all links are about creating creative kids by letting your kids create or being creative together with them – but let’s start there and then get into crafts, art … Continue reading

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Paint Party in the Park

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on ones own country as a foreign land. Gilbert K. Chesterton Earlier this summer me and two friends had this … Continue reading

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Sewing day in iHanna’s Studio

I love having friends (and sometimes one or two small friends) over in my studio. It is super fun to share from my stash, sometimes papers and sometimes other materials. This was a sewing day. And since I have a … Continue reading

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Everyone can Draw a Little Owl

Even if you don’t have kids, you should make stuff with kids at every opportunity. Kim Werker Time to Craft an Owl Doodle! Like I mentioned in my review of Craft-a-doodle we had a very nice doodle session around here … Continue reading

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A Fun Craft-a-Doodle Challenge for kids

During studio time (a now sought after thing) that includes crafts, creative exploration and lunch, we doodled for quite a while. We were really inspired by the book Craft-a-doodle that I reviewed yesterday. We (two grown ups and two kids … Continue reading

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Cut & Paste with Kids

Everyone loves cut and paste – if they get the chance to try it out. You get to choose images from a magazine, images that you really like. You get to use a scissor. You get to glue them together … Continue reading

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Stitching on Wool

Wool embroidery, where you use wool floss on wool fabric, is something Swedes have been doing for a long, long time. It creates durable, warm items that holds together through wear and tear and time. Most common are cushions for … Continue reading

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A 5 year old inspired by my online class

Sharing 21 secret inspiration again. There is still a lot of creative energy going on in the art journal class 21 Secrets where I am one of the teachers. Registration closes December 1st and at February 1st next year the … Continue reading

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On a Playdate with a child and a glue stick

My littlest cousin came for a visit. I thought we’d have a play date at the kitchen table. Sure, small hands can use a glue stick! I gave her a magazine and scissors. She was very handy with the scissors, … Continue reading

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