Art

Recycle Crayons Into Fun Shapes

Yes! Another thing I found on Pinterest. My favorite place ever to store ideas.This time, when I told my son what we were going to do, I think his head exploded with excitement. "YOU WANT TO TAKE MY OLD, BROKEN CRAYONS AND MAKE NEW ONES???"Yes."CAN…

Bringing Back the Creativity

There are so many wonderful things about owning a business. That's a whole post in itself, for a different time.But one of the things Bryan and I have talked about - him, very strongly in fact - was that after I sold my company, I…

Kid Art Auction for Earth Day 2009!

Remember Springtime last year? When Declan has this fab idea to hold an art sale in our backyard and then Nadine suggested we take in online and we did and we raised nearly $800 for environmental causes? Mmm? Remember that?It's baaaack!This year, my co-chair Amy…

Bubble Bowl

I finally finished another pottery piece! I say "finally," because I have been to pottery class about three times this whole summer. But I am really happy with this one. Yay me! It's basically a simple press mold (where you press clay into a mold,…

Deeno-mite!

I will share the awesome bird feeder that was a joint effort between Declan and myself once it arrives in its final resting place (in a tree, of course), but until then, check out this lidded box that Declan made at the pottery studio! All…

Kid Art Auction for Earth Day 2008

You asked for it, you got it! Nadine had a great idea to build off the Art Sale that Declan had recently. Let's make it bigger, let's take it online and LET'S ALL GET INVOLVED! So, I took it and I ran with it. And…

Anatomy of a Pot

Of A pot. Not THE pot. I never touch that stuff.Here is a pot (you know, from pottery class) that is very special to me. Because Declan sat and laboriously rolled all the coils ("worms") for each of the spirals in the bowl. OK, I…