The leaves are finally just starting to change colors here in Chattanooga, and I can’t get enough. And what’s great is that the leaves gradually change colors in the fall is an effect that’s actually pretty easy to recreate with watercolors. There are so many different ways to paint leaves, but I am sharing a really simple three step tutorial for painting fall watercolor leaves over at Oriental Trading’s blog. Click
You’ve probably noticed how much I love things to do with dripping paint (just look at the header of my blog!). And so for my latest post for Oriental Trading Company, I turned a messy paint bucket into a DIY pencil holder. These little buckets are perfect for filling with pens and pencils. There are a lot of fun ways to use them too. You could make one of every color
If you love the adult coloring trend as much as I do, you’ll be thrilled to download and color this free printable apple coloring page. It was hand drawn by the talented Sam of Thrive 360 Living. You can follow her on Instagram for fun colorful pictures and you can also check out her ETSY shop to download more coloring pages. DOWNLOAD THE FREE APPLE COLORING PAGE HERE My daughter and
Even though summer is coming to an end, I will continue to love all things watermelon and pineapple all year round. I found these awesome plain wooden bangles over at Oriental Trading (the possibilities are endless) and I turned them into watermelon DIY wooden bracelets. I love how these watermelon bracelets turned out. They’re fun for all ages too. They’re easy enough to make that even a kid could
Wow I can’t believe it’s already September. It’s still pretty hot here but every so often there is a cool breeze that feels like fall, and I get really excited! I just love everything about fall (what’s not to love) from spending a lot more time outside, watching the leaves change colors, and of course carving and decorating pumpkins. And this month’s Michael’s Makers challenge was to decorate a craft
There are so many things that I make or little projects that I take on that I never turn into blog posts. Some projects (like this one) seem too simple, but I forget that sometimes the simple projects are the best! So if you know me at all, you know how much I love fun colorful craft and office supplies. I’m always on the hunt for colorful scissors or really interesting pens.
Thanks Shutterfly for sponsoring this fun birthday party banner. As always all photos, thoughts, and opinions are my own. I only work with brands that I love and that I think you will love too. Thank you readers for supporting the brands who support Lines Across. This summer my son Benjamin turned 7 and we threw him a Lego birthday party. Like most 7 year old boys, Benjamin is seriously
So my kids are seriously obsessed with sand art, and I think I might be a little bit too! There is something so fun about filling something with different layers of colorful sand, and creating different patterns and shapes. And even though a lot of sand art projects are really geared just towards kids, I think these sand art planters are perfect for kids and adults. (Stop by Oriental Trading