Let’s Get Crafty!
Being a crafter is in my blood! My Grandmother is one of the most amazing fabric-crafters. Her beautiful quilts were always my favorite as a kid. My truly AMAZING Mom is a brilliant woodworker and can create really anything her imagination can come up with. My sister is a jack-of-all-trades (or in her case maybe a jill-of-all-trades?). When I was a kid I was amazed by her drawings and paintings. As time has passed, she has moved on to knitting, jewelry, pottery, and really anything she puts her hands to! I’ve always been in awe of the women in my life and the abilities that they have! And to be honest a little jealous! My brain can come up with a million ideas, but the execution isn’t, dare I say “Pinterest worthy”. Ok, probably most times I would fall into the #PinterestFail category. I enjoy creating things, whether it be cooking, baking, gardening, refinishing furniture, candle-making, jewelry, crafting, writing, or something totally different. I generally feel better about myself and life in general if I have time to create.
So what you will find here are the crafts and DIY projects that we do as a family, or maybe they ended up on my “honey-do list” and I felt like sharing them with all of you!
The weather is warming up here in Virginia and I wanted an activity that would hold my daughter's attention for more than 10 minutes. So I decided to whip up some homemade edible finger paint! It is seriously easy, and quick to make. In the amount of...