Mary Pate

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Mosaic Rainbow

<i>My creative curiosity has been peaked with a recent discovery of colored paper tape. It really makes any type of mosaic work a slam dunk, with no</i> …

Coffee Painting

I saw this idea in a recent Arts and Activities magazine. I thought a haunted house would be a good subject matter because of all the moody brown …

Positive / Negative Scratch Tree

<i>This starts as a “negative” scratch art picture and is completed as a “positive” marker drawing. Students can become more familiar with both terms</i> …

Friendship Bracelets

This project was a hit not only with girls but with boys as well. I think they are just “surfer” looking enough to work for both.1. These bracelets …

Chalk Pastel Fall Landscape

This kind of loose, simple landscape lets chalk pastels do what they do best – make smudgy, soft colorful shapes.1. Starting with an orange or yellow …

Simply Style Stacked Squares Quilt

My name is Erica and I blog over at Kitchen Table Quilting. I am so excited to share this quilt with you. Working with the gorgeous colors of this …

Mama Love Quilts

Machine Binding Tutorial

There are lots and lots of binding tutorials. <i>Lots</i>. So I’m going to skim over binding basics fairly quickly in order to share with you how I machine …

Scrum-diddly-umptious Baby Quilt

Welcome! My name is Erica and I blog over at Kitchen Table Quilting. I absolutely loved working with Scrumptious; just sewing with it made me feel …

9 Super Sweet Facts About Honey

Your kitchen cupboards are filled with goodness that go beyond preparing your favorite meal. Household goods, including apple cider vinegar, baking soda and oatmeal also make for amazing ingredients in at-home spa treatments.<p>Wanting to get more use out of our honey bear squeeze bottles, we put a …

ArtSchools.com Discusses 3 Ways Arts Can Benefit Elementary School Children

ArtSchools.com, a directory of the top art schools in the country, details one elementary school’s proposal to increase spending for art programs and …

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Sculpture

Architecture – It’s Elementary: Curriculum Guide for the Elementary Grades

Welcome to the <b>American Institute of Architects (“AIA”) Michigan/Michigan Architecture Foundation</b> (“MAF”) Curriculum Guide for the elementary grades. …

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