Pastel & Watercolor Dandelion

We are back with another pastel and watercolor art project. Dandelions may give me the sneezes, but they are just so light, fluffy, pretty and also the inspiration for our latest project. This pastel and watercolor dandelion is perfect for the kiddos and for the adults. If you are looking for a quick and simple […]

Hot Air Balloon Suncatcher craft. Mixed media project for kids with watercolors and tissue paper.

Hot Air Balloon Suncatcher

I don’t know what it is about hot air balloons that make them so fascinating and beautiful. Maybe it is their bright colors or the fire dancing below them powering them up higher and higher. Either way, a sky full of hot air balloons is just mesmerizing. This mixed media suncatcher captures some of their […]

Watercolor dip painted flower art. Spring arts and crafts projects for kids. Beautiful and fun process

Watercolor Dipped Flower Art

This pretty watercolor technique is perfect for the spring or summer. In our house, we love to work with watercolors. We like to make our own because we go through them so quickly. We have made solid watercolors, which we love to use, but most of all, we just water down acrylic paints or mix food coloring with water. […]

Newspaper and watercolor paintings for kids. Winter arts and crafts for kids, Resist painting and salt sprinkled mixed media with watercolors, newspaper and acrylics

Newspaper and Watercolor Snowflake Art

*This post contains affiliate links*  The other day, I showed my little girl how to cut snowflakes. In the beginning, she had a bit of a hard time snipping through the folded paper, so we switched over to newspaper for our tutorial. We cut a bunch of them in different sizes. You can find directions on […]

11 Beautiful Kid’s Art For Winter and Christmas

Winter and Christmas are a beautiful and magical time. The snow falling, the twinkling lights from a Christmas tree and even a snowy roof top are great creative inspiration for artists, young and old. My little one and I have greatly enjoyed creating artwork for the season. We have used watercolors, acrylics, tissue paper and newspaper. Here is […]

Bleeding Tissue Paper Christmas Gifts

We are huge fans of making art using bleeding tissue paper. The effect is so lovely and the process is a ton of fun. *This post contains affiliate links* I don’t know about the rest of you, but I always take great care in picking my wrapping paper each year. I love the look of […]