Fun and Easy Salt Dough Art Projects

Salt dough sculpture is a fun and easy art activity for people of all ages. I've made a series of free YouTube videos that demonstrate the entire process and are easy to follow. The Salt Dough Garden Bunny video features the bunny in the photo above, using a technique where you mix the paint and …

Salt Dough Snowman Ornaments

Making a salt dough snowman is a fun holiday craft for all ages. This YouTube video will give you step-by-step instructions: Salt Dough Snowman Ornaments. The Recipe is simple: 1 Cup of Flour1/2 Cup of Salt1/2 Cup of Water Here's some other items I suggest: Twigs for armsTin foil to lighten ornamentsOrange toothpick for nose …

Homespun Holiday: The Heart Longs for what the Heart Longs for

I’m wordless this morning. Nothing presses on my heart. I just feel contentment—pure and unadulterated contentment. There’s something to be said about serenity; the kind that graces you unexpectedly, like a cool breeze that tingles your neck on a muggy day. Our home sparkles with Christmas lights, and I sigh, “I’m done.” A hand-stitched patch …

How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part I

Do you want a fun project to do that expresses your identity exploration? Try making your own masquerade mask. This idea resulted from my most frequently visited post, Self Disclosure. Daily, people find my personal blog through searching for post about masquerade masks. Masks possess an appeal for some people. Perhaps their mysterious nature invites hiding parts …

Day 12 In Search of my Blogging Identity “The Land of the Little People”

"Behold, The land of the Little People…of which I am just one!"        When I was a young mother, my children, niece, and nephews used to gather around as I told them make-believe stories. Fascination glowed from captivated faces. Otherwise squirming bodies calmed as together we set out on adventures into a magical land of little …