Sculpting with Paper Mache clay

Sculpting with paper mache, using paper mache clay in place of other sculpting materials. I’ve had this project in mind for the last year or so but I went back and forth on what to use to make it. I like sculpting with polymer clay but it needs to be baked and for this project that wasn’t possible. I considered […]

How to paint a foam mat with acrylic paint

Foam mats are hugely versatile but they are usually either bright primary colours or a plain black. Surprisingly foam mats can easily be painted with acrylic paints and customized to completely change a space. I live in an apartment building in the city making our outdoor space limited. To satiate my desire to garden I have turned my deck into […]

Making a custom toddler T-shirt with fabric markers

There are a ton of different ways to make a t-shirt custom. Fabric markers is one of the easiest! The options are nearly endless. For this project I use crayola fabric markers which are the cheapest on the market, yet they work great. Everytime I make something, especially clothing, I find it goes one of two ways: I hate or […]

Making Fire Starters

    As the weather slowly starts to warm up, or at least it will soon, I find myself looking forward to the rest of the year. This last year was weird and, while that hasn’t changed, this spring and summer will undoubtedly look different than last. One thing we are determined to do this year is spend more time […]

Brigid’s Cross

February 2nd has many different names; it goes by Groundhog day, Candlemas, Brigid’s day and Imbolc. It’s a day that falls between winter and spring and marks the beginnings of that change. The days are becoming noticeably longer, some animals are returning and cold loving flowers break through the ice. This is a day that celebrates and acknowledges the first […]