Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • Art For Littles // one

    For the past month I’ve really been wanting to write a new series that focuses on art for the toddler/preschool age. Since my youngest is seven, we have grown out of that stage. I remember those days “in the trenches” with such a mix of happiness and weariness. We did explore art, but I wish …

    More  →
  • recycled art ~ animals made from cardboard boxes ~ free animal templates

    Cardboard Box Animals

    We have quite a few boxes leftover from our move in December. Like, a hundred or a thousand. A sea of brown boxes. If any of you have moved recently, you know what a downer it can be to have these boxes still sitting in the corners of all your rooms. The recycler in me …

    More  →
  • Make + Share on Instagram // #makeit2014

    Are you on Instagram yet? Well hurry up and get on already! I know you. You’re like, what, another social media thingy? But trust me, it’s bonkers how much fun and easy Instagram is. Here’s why I love it (and why you should join a.s.a.p!!): 1) How often do you have your good camera on you …

    More  →
  • Love Letters

    This week my daughter and I had the privilege of inviting 20 girls from her class to our house to make Valentine’s Day cards for a very good cause. Here’s the scoop:, the largest non-profit in the US for young people and social change, has launched a campaign called Love Letters. Love Letters asks kids …

    More  →
  • Printable Valentine Coloring Pages

    Hello! I have been busy cutting and sewing quilts lately so I have been away from my desk. It’s been a while since I posted anything. But hopefully you’ve been busy, too…creating and making amazing things. Today on Art Bar Monday I am sharing these easy and sweet Valentine printables. If you are in the …

    More  →
Mailing List
Yes! I want to raise thoughtful and creative children. Send me more inspiration, please!

Favourite Posts


Copyright and Reposting

All content on this blog is copyright and owned by Art Bar Blog unless otherise stated. I would be flattered if you wanted to use an image from one of my posts! But please, ask me first. I would also ask that if it involves DIY instructions with a list of supplies that you don't repost any of that stuff because then nobody would have a reason to click back to my original post!
  • No products in the cart.