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Art Projects for Earth Day
April 22, 2015 | Comments

Happy Earth Day!  Celebrate the earth with nature-inspired, eco-friendly craft projects. 

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Easter Crafts & Basket Ideas
March 31, 2015 | Comments

Here are a few fun projects we've gathered to help your family celebrate Easter in a creative, crafty, eco-friendly way.  Enjoy some excellent egg-themed projects and try making your own eco Easter basket this year.  

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5 Ideas for a Simple & Sweet Valentine’s Day
February 9, 2015 | Comments

5 quick tips for a simple, sustainable Valentine's Day, including recipes, crafts and advice.

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Art Is For Everyone (part 3): Art is Social
June 25, 2014 | Comments

Thoughts on why we create art with kids, and why art is such an important part of our lives.  We’re calling this series “Art Is For Everyone.”

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Art Is For Everyone (part 2): Art is Relaxing
June 10, 2014 | Comments

This week's "Art is for Everyone" post highlights how relaxing it can be to create something with your own two hands.  It is so lovely to slow down and focus one one project, whether it's a huge painting, a tiny doodle, a knitted scarf or anything that starts off as raw material and ends up something else.

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Art Is For Everyone (Part 1): Art is Healing
June 3, 2014 | Comments

Self-expression is a powerful thing.  Letting your emotions come out in your art can make you feel lighter, happier and more balanced.  Which is true for kids as well!

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Eco Valentine Crafts: DIY Cards for Kids
February 5, 2014 | Comments

While it can be fun and easy for kids to give commercial valentines featuring a favorite cartoon character, a little creativity and effort can be so much more satisfying, not to mention delightful for the recipient.

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Eco Art Birthday Party Inspiration! – part three
February 4, 2014 | Comments

So many birthday activity ideas you see online are very specific about how to make a certain craft so it fits in with the theme of the party.  The great part about having an art-themed party is that you can make whatever you want!

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Eco Art Birthday Party Inspiration! - part two
February 3, 2014 | Comments
Filed under: Mindful Living

As we shared in last week’s post, decorations can be very easy and cheap, if not free, to make.  Here’s our favorite birthday decoration: Artterro’s Eco Paper Bunting Supplies Some combination of: Recycled paper (magazines covers, wrapping paper, greeting cards) Fancy paper (preferably with glitter!) Construction paper …

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Eco Art Birthday Party Inspiration!
January 31, 2014 | Comments
Filed under: Mindful Living

Here’s our vision of an Eco Art Birthday Party!  Hopefully it will give you some inspiration for your own birthday planning process.

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