Art · Crafts · Paint · Teaching

Colorful Painted Paper Plate Flowers

This article contains affiliate links. Thank you!ย  I’ve been fighting a nasty sinus infection for weeks. I finally caved and went to Urgent Care, where I was prescribed a nasal steroid and antibiotic. After three days of being on the medicine, I’m finally starting to feel more like myself! Which is awesome, because we have…… Continue reading Colorful Painted Paper Plate Flowers

Art · Paint

Kandinsky Trees

With my third graders, we had been talking about warm and cool colors, and I wanted to incorporate them into an abstract art project. Remember my Kandinsky mural art project? If you don’t, check it out! I used Kandinsky’s influence for our abstract trees art project, and the kids really enjoyed it! The trees look…… Continue reading Kandinsky Trees

Paint · Upcycle

Upcycled American Flag Mirror

My grandma, which you may have realized from previous posts, loves the American flag. She has an entire craft room that is dedicated to Americana decor. I had found a mirror at a thrift shop in Logan, Utah that was pretty basic. My intentions wereย to paint it like the American flag for my grandma. I…… Continue reading Upcycled American Flag Mirror

Cabinet · Chalk · Crafts · Fabric · ModPodge · Paint · Rustoleum · Upcycle

Upcycled Metal Cabinet

This summer, I’ve been helping my grandma reorganize the sewing room in her house. In her sewing room were two old, beat-up metal cabinets full of craft supplies. Here’s the before: We didn’t want to get rid of them due to their functionality and storage space, but we also didn’t love them. You know what…… Continue reading Upcycled Metal Cabinet