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Incredible DIY Halloween Hats

Since Matt created these hats, I’m sharing his post instead of writing a new one. You can find the original at Bohan Art, along with several of his paintings, sketches and step-by-step watercolor demonstrations.

Blackburnian Warbler Hat (Sheet Craft Foam and Acrylic Paint)

Blackburnian Warbler Hat (Sheet Craft Foam and Acrylic Paint)

Easy Perler Bead Christmas Ornaments

I recently shared images of Snowflake Ornaments; now it’s time for Christmas ideas—and a few more snowflakes. Except for the owl and turtle, these are original creations. The turtle was inspired by a picture included with one of the Perler Bead kits, but the Santa hat it’s sporting was Kelly’s idea. I think the owl [click headline to read more…]

Perler Bead Snowflake Ornaments

Timmy’s Perler Bead Aztec Snowflake (2012)

Here are some of the snowflakes Matt, Kelly and Timmy created last December using a little vacation time and a lot of Perler Beads®. They didn’t follow any templates for these, choosing to come up with their own designs instead.

For bird ornament ideas, check out these other [click headline to read more…]

Doodle 4 Google 2013: There’s Still Time!

Don’t miss your chance!

If you hurry, you can still enter this year’s Doodle 4 Google contest. The deadline is March 22, 2013, and the theme is “My Best Day Ever…”

The winner’s artwork will appear on the Google homepage, and the winner will receive a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology grant for [click headline to read more…]

Happy Valentine’s Day

OK. I confess. I don’t really have a post relevant to Valentine’s Day, but it is high time that I replace the “Merry Christmas!” headline that has greeted visitors for the last seven weeks.

So, what should I share? We’ve certainly had plenty of content this year, just not a lot of time to [click headline to read more…]