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The Roundybirb Project

The Roundybirb Project

More than a decade ago I learned to draw in Photoshop. I’ve used Photoshop for the creation of illustrations and graphics far more than I have used it for photo editing. It was all I had access to at the time, and so that was […]

Toddler Craft: Colourful Paper Leaves

Toddler Craft: Colourful Paper Leaves

Our last big toddler crafting project, the Tissue Paper Watercolour Rainbow, was such a big hit both for the fun creative process and finished piece that I decided to play with the technique a bit more for our next project together. This time I thought […]

Paper & Found Twig Art Of A Garden Bird

Paper & Found Twig Art Of A Garden Bird

A good friend and very special person to me recently commented that she loved the blue tit papercuts¬†I had been working on. They were not intended for any particular project and I hadn’t yet worked out what, if anything, I could do with them. A […]

Tissue Paper Watercolour Rainbow – A Toddler Art Project

Tissue Paper Watercolour Rainbow – A Toddler Art Project

Here’s a fantastic project that you can do with your toddler or guide an older child to complete themselves that involves minimal cost and effort to prepare. The idea for this project came about whilst we were making the Tissue Paper Sun-Catcher Butterfly, and the […]

Four Seasons Wall Art – A Toddler Paint Activity

Four Seasons Wall Art – A Toddler Paint Activity

Since Darwin was a few months old I have always tried to encourage him in mark making and exploring colour with art materials. We have progressed on somewhat from our first experiments with making baby-safe cornflour paint, and now that our young one is less […]

Eskimini’s First Make: Baby-Safe Cornflour Paint Recipe & Foot Fish

Eskimini’s First Make: Baby-Safe Cornflour Paint Recipe & Foot Fish

Yesterday was Father’s day, The first of Mr Awesome and Baby Awesome’s special daddy and son days with many more to come. We had a wonderful family day, where daddy and son wore matching t-shirts, we went on a family meal and decided to try […]