kid-friendly crafts

Handmade Hearts

This week up to Valentine’s Day has been quite a busy one. Here are a few photos of what we’ve been up to… My not-so-neat sewing cabinet, and a pair of handmade Valentine cards beside my sewing machine. Some thumbprint heart magnets inspired by this tutorial on The Wonder Years blog. And some yummy heart-shaped […]

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Handmade Christmas

The one handmade gift I was able to complete this Christmas was a set of bookmarks with embroidered pictures that my eldest son, Skyler, drew of different family members. We met my in-laws from Tulsa in Austin for Thanksgiving and we had these ready for them then. I started feeling the pregnancy just a couple […]

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Heart-Shaped Crayons

I had this blog post from Craftzine bookmarked on my Google reader and it came in handy a couple of weekends ago while Chris was at work. I used our heart-shaped muffin pan to make some fun shapes (plus I don’t use it as often). Just peeling the crayons kept the kids busy for a […]

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