Archive for the 'Hazel & Ruby' Category

Watercolor on cards.

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Today I’m sharing a little set of cards that I made using Everyday Shapes stencils from Hazel & Ruby along with some watercolors. I started by cutting 3″x5″ panels that would be card fronts for 4″x4″ cards, and then I placed a stencil right in the center of each. And then I just painted.  I’ve […]

Kid DIY: Customize your cords.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

We started spring cleaning super early this year.  And this year we are all about de-cluttering, organizing, and making good use of the space that we have.  Between iPods, iPhones, and iPads we’ve got a lot of cords hanging around.  And my kids have this thing about them where they lose everything, and then blame […]

All You Need Is Love – watercolor on canvas.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

I jumped on the watercolor bandwagon this week and created a little Valentine canvas for the family.  So let’s get to how easy it is. 1.  Lay out Hazel & Ruby’s stencil mask letters and press them down on your canvas. (I used La Patessiere Alpha and Everyday Words.) 2.  Paint with watercolors. I had […]

DIY – kid’s bedroom door makeover.

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Oh y’all.  This is shameful.  But I’m gonna keep it real right here and now. This is my son’s bedroom door.  12 years of his shenanigans.  And I am over it. I knew it had to be dealt with at some point and the idea came to me when I first saw Hazel & Ruby’s […]

Paper Airplanes.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

This was posted over on the Hazel & Ruby blog a couple of weeks ago. We’re kickin’ it old-school today with paper airplanes! My 12 year-old son got a paper airplane kit for Christmas and it came with pre-cut patterned papers to make the airplanes out of.  We decided to make some to hang in […]