Posts tagged kids
Easy DIY Eraser Stamps

My friend Liz sent me the most wonderful surprise package earlier this year -  a homemade stamp. It was such a thoughtful gift and totally up my alley, and Liz, being the most artsy person I know, made something so ordinary feel so special.

Of course, I was thinking - how can I make more of these? While Liz carved the stamp from a linoleum block with a special linoleum cutter (both of which you can purchase at an art store or online here for fairly cheaply), I decided to take a much less committed, less professional approach. The linoleum of the stamp Liz made me felt just like an eraser, and as soon as I made the connection, I knew an eraser would be a good beginner's material. As for my weapon of choice? I decided to test my dexterity with a Swiss Army knife.

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DIY Homemade Salt Dough Clay Ornaments

I have another easy ornament for you - homemade clay ornaments! We all probably did this in kindergarten, but now we have a little more patience and skill to make them more sophisticated looking! I had seen some really cute ones online, and I figured these would be a great alternative to gift tags, or just an extra something, for any wrapped presents.

There's a lot of room for creativity and personalization with this project, so definitely think outside the box once you start decorating them!

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