Category Archives: Crafts

Crafting for Camp

I’ve been crafting a lot this past week to make samples for a¬†one-week camp I’m hoping to do at school this summer. The camp is all about exploring and creating, with a nature theme. I’m developing it with a few … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Haunted Houses

Ben and I made some Haunted Houses out of graham crackers, icing, and candy yesterday. In theory, Amelia made one too, but mostly Ben just did it for her as she snacked on candy. We built the houses over small … Continue reading

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Our Own Backyard Mermaid

Inspired by the mermaids found all around Norfolk… I decided to make one for our own backyard. I love how she turned out…

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Helping Owls Soar

We were all given these adorable (made to be colored) owl kites at our Teacher Appreciation luncheon the other day with a sweet card that said, “Thank you for helping our Owls soar!” Ben and Amelia loved coloring them… Saturday … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Crafting

Fun with Valentine’s Day craft kits…

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Another Item for the Auction

Here’s the big project I completed this weekend – an American Girl-sized farmhouse bed and bedding to donate to our school auction.The school is auctioning off a new American Girl, and through a random conversation I ended up offering to … Continue reading

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He’s Crafty Like His Mom

Somebody is pretty into bracelet making these days… Our semi-cooperative wrist model… I’ll have to find some pictures of the gymp bracelets I made and wore 24/7 when I was Ben’s age. Like mother, like son…

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