April 2nd, 2012 | by Julie Finn
My kiddos do a LOT of painting, with all different kinds of paints. They've done tempera and acrylics, oils and watercolors--heck, they even spray paint!--but I can say for a fact that they have never before used completely natural, completely toxin-free, completely artificial chemical-free paint (other than mud, of course) until they painted with Earth Paint
January 16th, 2012 | by Julie Finn
When I saw that my family was clearly not going to eat through that entire 10-pound bag of navel oranges before the last ones went bad, I thought briefly about marmalade and fruit leather, but then I thought, "Nah--craft supplies!". Read on to see how to turn leftover oranges into shelf-stable craft supplies, and how to make a garland that shows off the lovely translucency of the preserved orange slices.
October 10th, 2011 | by Julie Finn
Preserving autumn leaves allows you to use their beautiful colors in fall crafts all year long.
Even if you already have a go-to method for preserving leaves, check out these other options--you might discover a way that will work even better for a particular project, or you might find a new favorite preservation method altogether
October 9th, 2011 | by Julie Finn
Take the ephemeral beauty of autumn leaves and make it last forever when you preserve leaves with the one simple, natural ingredient that is pure beeswax.
December 26th, 2010 | by Julie Finn
Snow ice cream is a quick, simple, and delicious winter treat. Check out these tips, tricks, and recipes, then make the best snow ice cream you've ever had!
November 7th, 2010 | by Julie Finn
Leaf prints can be done in any medium and on any material, and are a beautiful reminder of the growing season
September 19th, 2010 | by Julie Finn
You can have a beautiful and magical fairy garden in less than one week! The secret is chia seeds
August 9th, 2010 | by Julie Finn
If you don’t love butterflies, then you’re probably not a good person deep down inside. Butterflies are beautiful, and their [&hellip
June 5th, 2010 | by Wenona Napolitano
Looking for fun projects to keep your kids busy this summer? Look to nature for plenty of inspiration and use [&hellip