Masquerade Masks: Ideas for Decorating

Whether you make your own masquerade mask or buy a blank one online, decorating your mask is a fun creative project packed full of potential for self-expression. Recently, my daughter, Andy, decorated some masks for her dance group. She used acrylic paints, glitter glue, ribbon, and feathers. Here is a photo of Andy applying glitter …

Find the Music of Your Heart: A DIY Mixed Media Project

The music of my artistic heart is mixed media. Here’s a diy post to show you how to make a mixed media piece using plaster cloth, pressed flowers, and rice paper. Texture a canvas with gesso and let dry. Then paint with soft pink and yellow ochre acrylic paints. Cut hearts out of plaster cloth and …