Easy, Inexpensive Way to Make Framed Wall Art

If you are in need of some wall art but don’t consider yourself a painter, you are in luck. You can make some beautiful art with finger painting. It’s not just for kids!

Make Wall Art by finger painting-maggiemaysgifts

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Book Recommendation for Anyone Creative (That’s You!)

We are all creative. Whether you like to write, cook, craft, decorate, negotiate at work, or parent your kids, you are being creative.

I feel that we all get callings or nudges to try something. Sometimes we listen and act, but most of the time, we don’t.

If you’ve ever wanted someone to give you permission to go for it, do your thing, be yourself, or just create something for fun, then you will love this book. Not that you need permission to do those things, of course, but sometimes it helps move you along.

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Love Month Decorating Ideas

February is here and that means a month of celebrating Love! I thought I would share some past love-themed posts to kick off the month. Just click on the link or photo to be directed to the full tutorial.

I love using Eucalyptus leaves to craft with because they are natural and smell fantastic. Plus, when you twist the leaves off the branch, they are shaped like small hearts..perfect for Love crafting!

Here is a framed art idea using them.

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Artful Reminder To Enjoy Your Kids

DSC06945A phrase my dad often says when referring to my kids is, “Enjoy Them.”

I appreciate hearing that because, quite frankly, I can use the reminder. It’s so easy to get caught up in raising our kids that sometimes we forget to just enjoy them. Thankfully, grandparents are excellent reminders of this. Continue reading