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summer solstice lantern

summer solstice lantern

Hot pink, orange, and yellow crepe paper+ tacky glue+ glass jar+ votive candle= Summer Solstice Lantern    Now these pretty little lanterns won’t need to be burning until later in the evening due to the long day, but they do look pretty once the sun does finally go down! “That’s all,” Lisa Print PDF

Summer Solstice Wishing Stars- cinnamon applesauce ornaments

Summer Solstice Wishing Stars- cinnamon applesauce ornaments

Start a new summer tradition this year with cinnamon-applesauce ornaments. Who says they only can be used for winter? For the cinnamon applesauce recipe and detailed instruction you can visit this link- HERE. For less detail, should you want to stay on this page, take 1c cinnamon, 1c plain applesauce, and 1Tblsp. glue and stir together in […]

Sticks and yarn- God's Eye

Sticks and yarn- God’s Eye

A group of friends came over to play and craft recently, my large collection of thrifted yarn was calling out, “please craft with me!” We gathered some fallen sticks and had our hand at making God’s Eyes (Ojo de Dios). I haven’t made one of these since I was in Girl Scouts (eons ago), so mine started out a little wonky, I added […]

dandelion art activity

dandelion art activity

More dandelion art! These are so simple and the activity is open-ended to many possibilities- Gather flowers, catkins, feathers, petals, anything in bloom and design away. No glue, no paper, nothing but nature. Of course you could glue these onto paper if you want the designs to travel home. Experiment! Play! Enjoy! “Fly face” designed […]

dandelion chick craft

dandelion chick craft

What says spring more than a yard full of dandelions? And little yellow chicks? :: For this activity all you need is: :: craft glue :: orange felt :: dandelions (10-20 depending on the size of the flower head) :: a pinecone from a red pine (they sit really well due to the flat bottoms) :: clay or […]

doings in the workroom

doings in the workroom

 the new year is bringing new critters to mind, but I’m not forgetting the old! “that’s all,” lisa Print PDF