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Recycled Egg Carton Flowers Spring Craft for Kids

Spring Flowers Egg Carton Craft

A spring craft for kids using a recycled egg carton! Spring has (almost) sprung! Here in the Midwest, we have been lucky enough to have a couple of gorgeous warm and sunny days! When the temps went back down, we celebrated by crafting these flowers made from recycled egg cartons.
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Bullet Journal Doodles: St. Patrick's Day

Bullet Journal Doodles: St. Patrick's Day

Bullet Journal doodles to channel the luck of the Irish! You know what's more fun than writing "St. Patrick's Day" on your calendar? Drawing a cute little 4 leaf clover with a Faber-Castell USA Pitt Artist Pen® instead, I love decorating my journal for holidays - not only does it get me in the spirit of things, but it helps me remember upcoming events.
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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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Mardi Gras Paper Plate Masks Craft for Kids

Mardi Gras Crafts for Kids: Paper Plate Party Mask

Mardi Gras crafting for kids! Mardi Gras is one of the biggest parties around, so why not celebrate in a family-friendly way at home! These colorful paper plate masks are a fun and easy way to craft up a party costume with just a few simple supplies you probably have laying around the house. Not only do you end up with a festive mask, but this is also a great exercise to teach color theory and color combinations by mixing paints or seeing what happens when you layer crayon or marker colors. It is also a great opportunity to discuss the history of Mardi Gras and it’s traditions.
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Bullet Journal Love List. What's on Your Love List?

Bullet Journaling Love Lists

Bullet Journaling reflection: love lists! We have been doodling up a storm this Valentine's Day! Now it's time to take some time for ourselves by pausing and thinking about what (and who) we love. One of my favorite ways to reflect is to make a huge list of my favorite things. I do this once or twice a year to look back on. It's such a fun way to see how you've grown and changed, even when you think you haven't!
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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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Bullet Journal doodles love is in the air

Bullet Journal Doodles: Love is in the Air

Bullet Journal doodles just in time for Valentine's Day! It's officially February! As I browse my feed... and every store imaginable, I see Valentine's Day and hearts all around! So it's time to ease into the season with some "lovely" doodles!
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Bullet Journal with love borders & dividers

Bullet Journal Love Boarders & Dividers

Bullet Journal borders and dividers decorated with love! Add borders and dividers to your Bullet Journal to bring your page together. Whether you're a romantic at heart or you just want to decorate your journal for the holiday, these border and divider ideas are a great fit!
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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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Bullet Journal Dot Grid Patterns Christmas Edition

Bullet Journal Dot Grid Patterns - Holiday Edition

I may sound like a broken record, but I love to tell all of my workshop students to USE THOSE DOTS! A dot grid notebook can be such an important tool for our community, and I absolutely love utilizing it. Pitt Artist Pens are PERFECT for creating these patterns in your dot grid journals!

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Bullet Journaling Jolly Extras

Bullet Journal Doodles: Jolly Holiday Extras

Sadly, Christmas has come and gone, BUT I'm still in the spirit! Today's doodle tutorials are super simple and super FUN!
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Bullet Journal: New Year New Journal

Bullet Journaling: New Year New Bullet Journal!

It's 2020! For a lot of people that means - a fresh start... a new beginning... a blossoming future (...ok, you get it) For others like us, that means a new journal! Bullet journaling can be intimidating from the outside looking in, and that beautiful notebook or journal with all its blank pages of possibility definitely adds some pressure!
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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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Ornament Doodles and How to Decorate Them

Bullet Journal Doodles: Christmas Ornaments

You can tell so much about a person by looking at their ornament collection. Some are eclectic and different from one another... some are a series of similar ornaments that all come together to achieve a certain aesthetic... some are handmade... some are vintage... the list goes on and on! No matter what your style is... one thing remains the same. Ornaments are a staple of our holiday traditions and are truly special treasures.
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Joy Holiday Canvas

Joy! Quick Holiday Decor Canvas

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a quick Holiday canvas décor/gift tutorial. I am working with Iridescents II Gelatos and Pitt Artist Pens today. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Bullet Journaling Christmas Treats Doodle

Bullet Journaling Doodles: Christmas Treats

Treat yourself to some Christmas treat Bullet Journaling doodles! I can't get enough of my Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens, and love using them to doodle everywhere! Today's tutorial includes 7 different treat doodles to try in your own journals, planners, Holiday cards, or gift tags!
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Christmas Ornaments with Yarn

Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids with Yarn

There's no place like home for the holidays! So why not make it extra special, festive and fun with these laced Christmas ornaments!
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