DIY Fairy Doors from Painted Rocks

DIY Fairy Doors from Painted Rocks

Make fairy doors from painted rocks, and turn any old tree trunk into a magical fairy house! People like to hide – and find –  painted rocks because they stand out as something unusual. But what if a rock, while still painted and unusual, became a part of...
Painted Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Rocks

Painted Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Rocks

If you like painting rocks, here is a fun autumn craft for you and the kids – turn rocks into jack-o-lantern pumpkins! I don’t grow pumpkins every year; it’s every other year with me. That’s how it goes: one year, I get inspired to plant...
How to Paint Space in Acrylic with Kids

How to Paint Space in Acrylic with Kids

Learn how to paint space with acrylics in a simple way that even children can accomplish! This technique works for creating beautiful abstract wall art and decorating craft projects. If you’ve been around this blog for a while, you might have noticed that...
Christmas Silhouette Painted Rocks with Printable Designs

Christmas Silhouette Painted Rocks with Printable Designs

Decorate rocks with magical Christmas silhouettes and a snowy sky! Santa Claus in a sleigh, reindeer, a winter forest and children playing in the snow – it’s a great selection for a festive rock painting project. Don’t feel confident doing...
How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

If your kids aren’t old enough to carve pumpkins, try making these no-carve painted space pumpkins for Halloween! It’s strange how it never occurred to me before that we could paint pumpkins for Halloween. Of course, carving is fun! But it’s a lot...
Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Have you tried painting leaves? It’s a very simple autumn art project. The leaves I painted this autumn look as if they blew in on a cosmic wind. When I choose a new project, it’s often just a simple curiosity as to how a certain craft can be made. Summer...
Magical Halloween Silhouette Painted Rocks

Magical Halloween Silhouette Painted Rocks

Decorate rocks with magical Halloween silhouettes drawn over a vibrant sunset sky! It has certainly been a good year for all the rock painters, me included. The new trend of painting and hiding rocks this summer has inspired a lot of fun rock creations! The summer is...
Magical Landscape Silhouette Painted Rocks for a Rock Hunt

Magical Landscape Silhouette Painted Rocks for a Rock Hunt

Decorate rocks with elegant landscape silhouettes drawn over a starry twilight sky! Now you can also read about how to transfer designs onto rocks instead of doing freehand drawing. This summer has brought a new artistic trend into the spotlight. Some of my friends...
Space Rocks Fridge Magnets

Space Rocks Fridge Magnets

Let the kids paint rocks as if they were pieces of the night sky and make space rock fridge magnets! Our four-year-old son loves everything cosmic. He is concerned about comets and plans to build space robots when he grows up. Very global set of mind! Together with...
How to Paint Harry Potter Easter Eggs

How to Paint Harry Potter Easter Eggs

Celebrate Easter with a set of Harry Potter Easter Eggs! Ten or more years ago, were you in one of those line-ups outside the bookstore doors, waiting until midnight to get the new Harry Potter book, so that you could spend the rest of the night immersed in the cozy...
Unique Art Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Unique Art Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Are you choosing a gift for a kid who likes drawing, painting or sculpting? Read about our favourite art supplies and art projects we did with them! The post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. I like working on art and craft projects -always have...
Wooden Bangles for Animal Lovers

Wooden Bangles for Animal Lovers

If you look around my blog, you will find out that wood is one of my favourite materials to paint on. I like how absorbent it is, yet how smoothly paint goes onto the wooden surface, and how well it bonds. Because it is more interesting than painting on a rectangular...
31 Fall Art Projects for Children

31 Fall Art Projects for Children

We like to celebrate the change of seasons. Autumn is so bright, colourful and inspiring when it comes to making art. I collected a few art projects and crafts that we would like to try this fall. There are thirty one of them, which means that if we do one every day,...
Roller Painting for Kids

Roller Painting for Kids

Kids like working with our big tools. They also like making big projects. This painting experiment includes both: a new fun tool and a really big piece of paper! What will happen if I give my son a VERY BIG sheet of paper? I have been pondering over this question for...
How to Make Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

How to Make Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

Have you ever thought of painting your own matryoshka doll? Here are the basic materials and design elements for making a traditional Russian nesting doll. Educational Benefits of Matryoshkas Matryoshkas are wooden dolls that come in a set: they range in size and can...
How to Make Garden Markers by Painting Stones

How to Make Garden Markers by Painting Stones

Looking for a simple, cheap and cute solution for making garden markers? Try painting rocks! The post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Planting our garden last week, I was pondering the question that arises every spring – how to label...