Bok Choy Roses

What you need:Bok Choy Roses
• Canvas
• Paint
• Bok Choy
• Cutting board
• Knife
•  Brush

What you do:
• Using the knife, cut off the bottom of the bok choy.
• The bok choy leaves  can be saved to make a dinner. (The closer to the bottom you cut, the tighter the “rose petals” will be.)
• Paint the back ground.
• Let it dry.
• Use the  brush to apply a light coating of paint to the cut side of the bok choy.
• Use this as a stamp to make roses on the canvas.
• Use green paint and the paint brush to make rose stems and leaves.
• When finished, wash off the paint from the bok choy and compost it.
• Let you artwork dry.
• Display!

3D Flower Art

What you need:3d flowers1
• Canvas
• Acrylic paint
• Egg carton
• Scissors
• Beads
• Green pipe cleaners
• Bow
• Tacky glue

What you do:3d flowers2
• Paint the egg carton white.
• Let it dry.
•  Cut  apart egg carton sections.
• Trim each “flower” to have petals.
• Paint the egg carton sections yellow and orange.
• Let them dry.
• Paint the canvas with any color of your choice.
• Let it dry.
• Trim pipe cleaners to the right length.
• Tie them together for a stem.
• Glue to the canvas with tacky glue.
• Glue a bead in the center of each flower.
• Glue the flowers to the canvas.
• Display!

Heart Stamp

What you need:Heart stamp
•  Paper
• Acrylic Paints
• Potato
• Heart shaped cookie cutter
• Small, sharp pairing knife

What you do:
• Cut the potato in half near the widest portion.
• Using the small heart shaped cookie cutter, insert it into the potato until the top is flush with the flat end of the potato.
• Using a small sharp pairing knife, cut into the potato about 1/4 of an inch down until you feel your knife touch the cookie cutter.
• Continue cutting all the way around the potato until the waste is easily removed.
• Start stamping the hearts!

Crazy Love

What you need:Crazy Love 1
• Paper
• Black marker
• Watercolor
• Brush
• Straw

What you do:Crazy Love 2
• Draw the head of you figure, leaving enough space for the hair.
• Place a big drop of paint on the sheet with a brush.
• Take the straw and blow the paint towards the desired direction.
• Let it dry.
• Display.

3D Heart

What you need:3D Heart
• Egg carton
• Paint (white and red)
• Canvas
• Glue
• Scissors
• Brush

What you do:3D Heart 2
• Paint the egg carton white.
• Let it dry.
•  Cut  apart egg carton sections.
• Trim evenly.
• Glue the sections to the canvas.
• Let it dry.
• Color everything red.
• Let it dry.
• Display.

Modeling Clay

What you need:Modeling Clay1
• 4 cups flour
• 1 cup of fine salt
• 1 1/2 cups water

What you do:
• Work the ingredients together to form the clay.
• Store the clay in a sealed container until it is needed.
• Bake the finished pieces on a non-stick cookie sheet at 350°F for approximately one hour or until they are slightly brown around the edges.
• Cool the baked clay items on a wire rack before using them or painting them.

Handprint Swans

What you need:Handprint Swans
• Canvas
• Paint
• Brush
• Hands

What you do:
• Paint the canvas (make the background).
• Let it dry.
• Paint hands.
• Press the hands on the canvas. (Fingers need  to face outward, while the palm towards the center).
• Using a paint brush, fill in some spots of the handprints that didn’t really show up.
• Paint the necks of the swans in a heart shape.
• Let it dry.
• Paint the beak and the eyes.
•Let it dry completely.

DIY Hedgehog

What you need:DIY Hedgehog
• Old paperback books
• Pompom
• Googly eyes
• Glue

What you do:
• Remove the front and back cover from the book.
• Starting on the first page, fold the page in half inward.
• Fold the corners of each page inward.
•  Repeat these folds on each page, but after the first page, make the folds toward the front cover, this holds the first folds in and keeps them from unfolding.
• Glue googly eyes.
• Glue a pompom for the nose.

Note: Makes a great pencil holder.

Glitter Ornaments

What you need:Glitter Ornament
• Clear Glass Ornament
• Glitter
• Floor Wax

What you do:
• Pour a little bit into the ornament, and swirl it around.
• Pour the excess back into the bottle.
• Pour in your glitter and swirl it around the same way as you did with the floor cleaner.
• Let it dry for a little while before putting the cap back on.
• Display.

Stencil Snowflakes

What you need:Stencil Snowflakes
Paper snowflakes
• Spray bottle with water
• Sponge
• White toothpaste
• Bowl

What you do:
• Spray the window or mirror with water.
• Attach the paper snowflakes to the surface.
• In the bowl mix toothpaste with a little bit of water (the mixture should be about the consistency of sour cream).
• With the sponge, apply the toothpaste mixture to the paper snowflake and the glass around it.
• Apply the toothpaste mixture using an up-and-down dabbing motion.
• Let it dry a little.
• Pull the paper snowflake straight off the glass.
• Let the “paint” dry.

Tip: Easily removed with warm water.

Framed Pine Cones

What you need:Pinecone Art
• Pine cones
• Tacky glue
• Ribbon
• Frame
• Scissors

What you do:
•  With the  frame on the table, arrange your pine cones and stagger the height.
• Measure how much ribbon you’ll need to reach the frame and then add 2″. cut a piece of ribbon for each pine cone.
• Glue one end of each strip of ribbon to a pine cone.
• Flip frame over so that the back of the frame is up.
• Make sure all pine cones are in place and place the ribbon under the frame.
• Run a small strip of tacky glue along the back of the frame where each end of the ribbon wraps around.
• Fold the ribbon ends over the adhesive and display!

Reindeer Art

What you need:Reindeer art
• Canvas
• Acrylic Paint
• Feet
• Brush
• Sharpie

What you do:
• Brush  paint onto the  foot and press the foot gently on to the canvas.
• Let it dry.
• Draw or paint the antlers.
• Draw the eyes.
• Paint the nose.