I Spy With My Little Eye...

...Something That Was Fun and Easy To Make!     ...more

DIY Dump Truck

So, no plans, nowhere to go, no option to leave the house, our morning hour of tv come and gone, I had to come up with something to pass the morning.  I don't really have a treasure trove of arts and crafts supplies laying around the house, so I had to make do with what we had.  A quick scan revealed one egg carton.  And according to Google, "egg carton arts and crafts" reveals zillions of ideas.  Including a way to make your own awesome dump truck in less than twenty minutes. ...more


Follow my blog "Rub Some Dirt On It' at http://vermontwhitneys.blogspot.com and enjoy some spring crafts! I wanted to be sure I followed up on my post the other day, Smiles and Butterflies, so you can see the finished product.  We painted on coffee filters with watercolors and then morphed them into butterflies.  I think they came out awesome.  ...more

Smiles and Butterflies

Follow my blog "Rub Some Dirt On It" at http://vermontwhitneys.blogspot.com Yesterday was the first day we attempted to paint with watercolors.  ...more

Back to Basics

Follow my blog "Rub Some Dirt On It' at http://vermontwhitneys.blogspot.com An easy, basic craft that eased the transition between dinner and bedtime.  A little filler that reminds us that there are animals out there in the winter wilderness who might like a little help getting through the last few weeks until spring.  Birdfeeder in the shape of a birdhouse.  In case they like our birdseed so much they want to move in and stay close....more

Cocktails & Crafts: Paint Popsicles!

Follow my blog and Cocktails and Crafts at http://vermontwhitneys.blogspot.com!   Last night was the inauguration of my brainchild, my "big idea," my attempt at creating something worth doing and following.  Cocktails and Crafts!  Remember, if you want to host a Cocktails and Crafts event, here's how to do it.  The combination of some of my ...more

UFO Sighting

There’s a UFO in the dresser drawer in my guest room. Also, there is a UFO in a box in my office closet. I’m not talking about the kind of UFO that has little green men. I’m talking about the really mysterious and scary kind… Un Finished Objects. Do you have any UFOs? Join the UFO challenge: http://buttermilkhill.wordpress.com/2010/09/14/ufo-sighting-2/...more

Make A Purse from a T-Shirt: 5 YouTube Channels for DIY Arts and Crafts

Remember the artsy-crafty girl in high school who made her prom dress out of second-hand finds and came to school carrying bags she made out of recycled materials? I was always secretly jealous of her, being that I was the girl who was impressed with herself when she actually finished a whole friendship bracelet. But whether you’re the girl with the crafts or the girl with craft-envy, YouTube is laden with channels giving ideas on how to continue being handcrafted-chic and showing the creatively-challenged how to start. ...more

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Moderate Social Drinkers

We went to Omaha last weekend. The side effects of this trip often include fun and CRV dance parties.  Let me detail it for you, because, you know, that's what I'm here for. ...more

Home-and-Hand-Made Coasters

Learn to make your own coasters. Photos included :-) by Gawky Green @ twogirlsgogreen ...more