Hooray! It is just about summertime! Almost everyone is out of school and it is time to go to the lake or the beach…wherever there is sand and water! And the favorite shoes are an old favorite. So let’s paint a Summer Flip Flops chalk art tutorial! Summer Flip Flops Chalk Art Tutorial This pastel is very simple and fast for you to finish. The
Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins for summer inspiration and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! –> Follow my Summer Art Pinterest Board I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The Happy Housewife Staci @
This summer sea acrylic art painting is SO MUCH FUN! During a long afternoon at my house a few of the grandchildren wandered in to see what I was painting with the “forever paint.” This is what one of the youngest calls acrylic paint, because it is permanent and will dry and not brush off like pastels. I had seen several impressionistic paintings for sale
Looking for free summer art lessons? We have several for you, so pull out the chalks or acrylics! It’s back by popular demand! Summer Trees acrylic art tutorial is a lesson in perspective. You can imagine lying on a soft forest floor of pine straw and looking up through the trees. We like to think of the paint spatters as lightning bugs (or fireflies as
In continuation of our Free and Frugal Atlanta Summer Staycation theme, our friends at Homeschool.com have a wonderful list of… 101 Things to Do This Summer (our art tutorials are listed as #98!) Learn about cotton candy, learn to play an instrument, make watermelon ice… In addition, they are offering a free summer homeschool magazine. This one is a beach edition, folks! My favorite! Our
So it’s June. And if you’re like me, you let out a big sigh, ready to settle into the summer and just relax for a bit. There are a million thoughts in the back of your mind – things you might like to do with the kids, places you’d like to go – but for now, just for a moment, you want to breathe deep
Are you feeling it too? The calendar is clearing up. There’s white space on the page, flip flops by the back door and blue skies outside! Choir, church activities, drama troupe have all ended for the year for us. Some subjects are wrapped up and tucked away. The girls are still practicing for piano recital next week but… The days… and the grass grow longer.
“Happiness is a quiet, perpetual rejoicing in small events.” ~ author unknown We’re putting the pause button on summer. One of the ways we are hanging on to summer is to savor nature. Gathering flowers from the yard and making arrangements. I’ve been using my phone camera to capture blooms when we venture outside into the green of summer… Growing things in our yard. 1.