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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Numerous Creative Gift Ideas

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Numerous Creative Gift Ideas

This Valentine's Day create your own gifts, cards and wrapping paper with this complete guide and Faber-Castell art supplies! Completing one of these Valentine's Day art projects will show your loved one you care! 
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How to Make a Dreamcatcher

How to Make a Dreamcatcher

A dreamcatcher DIY for kids! This is a longer project as you’ll need time to let glue and paint dry. It’s great practice for gluing, painting, measuring, cutting, threading, beading, and tying. Also, a great activity to help pass the time on those cold and rainy days.
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Colored pencil Easter egg decoration

Egg Decorating with Colored Pencils

Egg decorating that's easy and mess-free! For all ages 4 to adult. Are you ever frustrated by the limitations of egg dyeing? All those pastel colors and it’s so hard to create fun details? Well no more! Amazingly, Faber-Castell Colored Pencils are made with a non-wax emollient formula that can work on eggshells!
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Fluffy Bunny Bum Bunting

Fluffy Easter Bunny Bum Bunting - An Easter Craft for Kids

Making Easter Crafts with Kids is a great way to celebrate the season. We love to make memories while dying Easter eggs and making festive bunnies and chicks. This is a quick and fun craft to celebrate Easter! You’ll need a few supplies: Faber-Castell Rainbow Fluffy Paint, Burlap Bunting, Easter Theme Paper, Glue and Scissors.
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Canvas Art wish with feather

Wish! Mixed Media Canvas Art

Create mixed media magic on canvas with Gelatos®, Goldfaber Color Pencils, and Pitt Artist Pens®! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a cheery canvas panel tutorial. I am working with Gelatos, Pitt Artist Pens, and Goldfaber Color Pencils.
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DIY Gnome and Fairy Garden Craft for Kids

DIY Gnome and Fairy Garden Craft for Kids

DIY Art at Home: Fostering a creative foundation in your child with art. Imagine, create, experiment and discover! Art is where children learn to express ideas and feelings, solve problems, and develop self-confidence and self-discipline. You can nurture and develop an interest and passion for creative thinking in your own children right from your own home. All you need is some basic art supplies, time, and a kitchen table.
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Bullet Journal Doodles: Valentine's Day

Bullet Journal Doodles: Valentine's Day!

Bullet Journal doodles for celebrating Valentine's Day! More Valentine's Day doodles for you to LOVE! The holiday is right around the corner, and if you're looking for more journal decor, this tutorial is for you!. Here, you have 5 different doodles to try.
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Paper Watercolor Crown

Black History Month Lesson Plan: Martin Luther King Jr.

A kindergarten lesson plan for Black History Month. With this lesson plan, students can learn about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and make their own special crown expressing his virtues.
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DIY Valentine's Day Gift Tags

DIY Valentine's Day Gift Tags

A Valentine's Day craft for your special valentine with Pitt Artist Pens and Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers.
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Valentine's Day Card with Mixed Media

Valentine's Day Cards with Mixed Media Art

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with an art journal page tutorial that celebrates love. Today I am working with Gelatos Pastels, a Pitt Artist Pen, a rubber stamp, and Gold Gel Paint from assorted Gelatos kits along with a Castell 9000 pencil. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Big Gem Diamond Painting DIY Free Printable Valentines

DIY Valentine's Day Printables with Big Gem Diamond Painting

Happy Valentine's Day! Well....almost. Helping your child find the perfect Valentine's Day cards to bring to school can be a pretty big deal. Have them customize their valentines this year in sparkling gems with our DIY Valentines Day printables and Big Gem Diamond Painting craft kits!
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Watercolor Christmas Tree with Pitt Artist Pens, Metallic Markers, and Watercolor Markers

Watercolor Christmas Tree Card

Today we are making watercolor Christmas tree cards. I don’t always make my own Christmas cards (because that would be a ton of work haha) but I do enjoy making a few for family and friends! The Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers help to make a beautiful blend of colors.
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Metallic Markers and Champagne Flutes and Hand Lettering

Champagne Flutes with Metallic Markers

Who’s ready for the new year? Get ready to cheers with these super cute champagne flutes made with Faber-Castell’s new Metallic Markers! Here I’m using "heart of gold” and “nothing else metals."
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Frozen 2 Movie Release Party Crafts

Frozen 2 Movie Release Party Crafts

For the first time in forever, Walt Disney’s highly anticipated ‘Frozen 2’ is coming to theaters November 22nd. This snowy sequel is about to take the world by (winter) storm already breaking box office records, according to Forbes online. In celebration to the end of the six-year Anna and Elsa hiatus, throwing a ‘Frozen 2’ party is a must. These 10 crafts and activities are the perfect way to get in the spirit for the movie release.
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Wrapping Paper with Gift Tags and Pitt Artist Pens

Design Your Own Wrapping Paper with Gift Tags

Add a personal touch to your thoughtful gifts by following these tutorials for handmade wrapping paper and gift tags.
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Christmas hand lettering on tree

Hand Lettered Holiday Art

Hi everyone, Mou here with a hand lettered holiday art tutorial for you! Whether you are looking to make a quick home decor or just de-stress in your art journal, I hope you'll find today's tutorial using Pitt Artist Pens inspiring. Let's look at the supplies before I walk you through the steps.
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DIY Christmas Card, Car, and Christmas Tree

Noel! DIY Christmas Card with Watercolors

My little girl and I started playing a little holiday game of our own this year - whenever we are out and about, we count the cars driving home with Christmas trees on the roof. We have several Christmas tree farms around here which means people come from far and wide and even from New York City to get their trees. I decided to draw one such car and let me show you how I did it.
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Two Personalized Gifts

Personalized Gift Wrapping Tutorial

Today we are bringing you a gift-wrapping tutorial. This tutorial brings a whole new meaning to wrapped with love! Use kraft wrapping paper as your canvas to create unique holiday art for every gift. Here we show how to create a wreath using Pitt Artist Pens and Gelatos.
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Three Pine Cone Turkeys Thanksgiving Kids Craft

Pinecone Turkey Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

These pinecone turkeys are a fun and easy way to teach simple tracing, cutting and gluing skills, while discussing the importance of Thanksgiving – it’s so much more than mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie (although those are yummy and important too.)
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Grateful for You Marble Art and Pitt Artist Pens

Thanksgiving Decor with Marble Art for Beginners

Thanksgiving decoration inspiration! Faber-Castell’s 20 Minute Studio Marbling Art for Beginners is the PERFECT thing for this Thanksgiving centerpiece.
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