IN THE BLACK Kids Crafts Pinterest Board
One of my goals for August is to share a Pinterest board each day of the month. Today's board is on Kids crafts. I will add more pins as I find them.
The other boards I have featured this month can... Posted on 8/3/13 at 6:25 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! 3 easy ways to turn pool noodles into cool backyard toys
Use your noodle: This MCT OnePage offers three easy ways to turn inexpensive pool noodles into cool backyard toys.
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Note: if you are going to print this pdf, make sure to a... Posted on 7/5/13 at 7:59 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Why didn't I think of that?
Every once in awhile, I run across a blog that makes me think, "Why didn't I think of that?"
Rose's Pin-Tests is one of those blogs: http://rosespintests.areavoices.com
The blog is written by a coll... Posted on 3/18/13 at 2:34 PM
THE NEW FORTY It isn't really the art at all...it's the artist.
My daughter Sarah and I spent the evening at a Coaster & Clipboard Frame Workshop at The Studio in downtown Fargo. The workshop was hosted by Kristine Wallin the gifted woman behind Bipolart. Kris... Posted on 3/7/13 at 10:18 PM
NOT ALONE MOM We LOVE Non-Crafty Valentine Cards
Written by: Krissy Nelson
So last week for Valentines Day my daughter and I created some one-of-a-kind "Non-Crafty" Valentines Cards. This time we amped up our original Non-Crafty Craft of cutting s... Posted on 2/20/13 at 12:12 PM
Home can be a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season. Inspire a peaceful atmosphere by simmering nostalgic aromas in a pot on your stove or in a slow-cooker. The concoction also acts as a natural humidifier by adding moisture to the air.
When Mirela Pike decided to leave a job she loved to stay home with her daughter full time, she knew it would be hard, but she didn’t know just how difficult it would be. Then one day she took out some ribbon and buttons and started playing around with some glass jars destined for the recycle bin.
Filed in small plastic containers, sorted by occasion, Cheryll Berg, Grand Forks, has about 800 cards made and ready to send. The recipients, as of now, are unknown. And, for some, the message is as uncertain as the receiver, with a simple phrase “For you,” stamped on the front.
Name cards add a bit of glitz to any table setting. Here’s an easy and inexpensive way to give your holiday dinner a little extra touch. Pro: The kids can whip these up this while you’re working up a storm in the kitchen.
There are plenty of homemade holiday gift options available in the area. If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts for your family or friends, or just want something special for yourself, check out one of the holiday art and craft sales this month in Grand Forks.
I have great admiration for people who are good at sewing, embroidery and quilting. I have no talent for any of them. I come by it naturally as I descend from a long line of women who weren’t handy with a needle.
In the dark of the night she comes, carrying pumpkins and gourds for her friends and family members. She arranges the festive fall gifts in a little display along their front steps and leaves without a word.
Many of us dispatch our used paper to a bin, the first step on the way to Recycle Land. These household accumulations of paper and cardboard are just one more thing to get rid of. Luckily, there are designers and artists who see possibilities in all that wood pulp.
Borrow from your toolbox to fill your jewelry box. Feminine jewelry is achieving an edgy twist with help from the hardware store. Staples like hex nuts, chain and washers transform simple jewelry into simply bold fashion statements.
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