Fun Holiday DIY: Simple Wooden Bead Ornaments

Today we’re sharing a tutorial for the simplest ornaments ever! We love how minimal these are, but if you’re looking for something more colorful and festive, the bare wood is a perfect canvas for paint! All you need are some assorted wooden beads (we really like the look of raw wood) and string! We used…

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Leah Longueville and Polished Prints Inspire the Good in Us All

By Bethanie Hestermann Love more, judge less. We are the change. Kindness is golden. For Leah Longueville, owner + creative director at Polished Prints, these are the kinds of messages the world needs more of—now more than ever! Leah and her PP team create hand-printed, ethically sourced tees with uplifting messages for women and girls. Their…

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Beautiful Dried Lemon Ornaments & Garland

Dried citrus is such a beautiful + affordable way to get festive during the holiday season. You can make little ornaments, use the dried fruit on top of gifts or weave it around strands of garland for decor that feels extra special. All you need is: 1 or 2 large lemons 1/4 cup powdered sugar…

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Teacher Megan Suarez Instills Creative Confidence in Students

By Bethanie Hestermann For about 90 students a week (and their parents!), Megan Suarez is a familiar face, a ray of sunshine, and a curator of creative learning. She’s a parent education teacher of preschool and art classes, and she’s taking on 2020 with her contagious can-do attitude.  In our Q&A with this wonderful human,…

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How To: Styrofoam Printing for Halloween

Styrofoam print making is so fun and easy for kids + adults! You can use any styrofoam that makes it’s way into your home (like the trays you often find wrapped with veggie or meat products) or buy sheets from the craft store. To make your prints, carve a design into the styrofoam using a…

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