Wondering what to do with leftover Mardi Gras Beads? Crafts of course! Everything from stunning mosaics by professional bead artists to family DIY projects.
So many websites share family crafts. Seems like most of them are for really young children. Here on The Crafty Tipster, I hope to share family craft ideas that are good for most families. Just keep in mind, some fun craft ideas may not be appropriate for younger children or that they may require a bit more help to complete the project.
I’ve also shared at least one family craft project that did not go as we had planned. Sure, there are many folks getting great results with it, but, clearly painting with yarn and glue is not for everyone. Or at least, it wasn’t for our family. lol
You’ll find craft projects and tutorials that we have tried and enjoyed. And, I’ll also help you find some other great family crafting ideas to try.
As always, please drop me a line to let me know how it went.
A conversation about making paper mache hearts. Personal recommendations, lessons learned and why I would go a different route next time.
My first foray into paper mache since childhood - paper mache hearts for Valentine's Day. A great family craft although it can be a bit messy.
Create a mehndi look on clothing or adorn a pair of jeans with these bleach pen crafts. One expert also shares how to neutralize the bleach too.
The great yarn art debacle of 2016. A simple-looking craft that's clearly harder than it looks. My guide to wasting time with yarn and frustrating your Mom.
Before you buy Crayola Colored Pencils, consider how you color, maintain your craft supplies and your budget. I like them. They're truly bright, bold colors.
The Paisley Design Coloring Book was a Christmas present that I have really been enjoying. Coloring has proven both fun and soothing. Can't wait to do more.
A slightly new take on an already great idea - snowflake ballerinas. Add a bit of glitter and these girls really shine.
With a few simple photo editing tricks and some careful scissor work, you too can make your own silhouette or cameo style pieces.
Have you tried Zendoodling or Tangles yet? It has become one of the hottest trends in the arts and crafts world. Best of all, you don't need any special tools or training to give it a go. And, thanks to a wonderful artist from Texas and her infectious sense of humor, I had the gumption to give it a go. My results? I'm not ready for a one woman show but I will share my work in public.