Category Archives: Craftiness

West Coast Rock Painting

We love summer and spending time with our family on the sunshine coast. It’s hard to beat an afternoon at the beach with cousins! Enjoying time on the coast together has become a bit of a summer tradition and so has coming up with a fun summertime activity that everyone can participate in and make some good memories creating. This year my sister in law and I decided that activity would be rock painting! Continue reading West Coast Rock Painting

Graduation Cap and Gown Lollipops

Cap and Gown Graduation Lollipops

Every year I like to challenge myself to come up with some new and cute, but fun and edible way for my daughter and her classmates to celebrate year end. Our final days of grade 2 turned into a bumpy ending and most non necessities had to go. But because of our fight to get thru the year, despite unforeseen challenges, I also felt all the more compelled to celebrate. Continue reading Graduation Cap and Gown Lollipops

West Coast Fridge Magnets

We love spending time with our family up in Sechelt and nothing beats time at the beach. But one particular stormy day at the beach, got the creative juices flowing. Our children are always on the look out for beach glass and cool shells. So my incredibly talented and creative sister-in-law outdid herself when she came up with the fantastic idea that we collect beach gems to create our own fridge magnets! Continue reading West Coast Fridge Magnets

Literary Sign Post

 

I have seen many versions of delightful storybook and literary locale sign posts floating around Pinterest for years and have of course wanted to make my own for ages. But really our place is done, there is not an inch to spare. But when I took on the challenge of turning a portable at my daughter’s school into a fun and inviting multi purpose space, I knew I finally had just the excuse I needed!! Continue reading Literary Sign Post

D.I.Y Rock Pillows

A plethora of soft, beautiful, stuffed rocks piled this way and that, in a big tumbling pile, is what I was picturing in the reading corner. Kids lounging and reading on large rock pillows and tossing little rocks (pillows) at each other. And now the time had finally arrived to make this happen because I have been longingly feasting my eyes on gorgeous felted rock pillows for far too long. Continue reading D.I.Y Rock Pillows