The Comfy Frog Prince has Joined the Muumade Family!

  The patterns and tutorial for the Comfy Frog Prince are now available from my online shop, Muumade.etsy.com! For more information and some cute photos of the Frog Prince, please visit my blog page that describes this product. All of the prince’s friends and family in the above photo are also available from Muumade.etsy.com.

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What’s hiding in the shadows?

  Searching for the invisible creatures that hide in the shadows is a fun art project for kids and grown-ups.  You simply need a piece of paper, a pencil and an object with an interesting shadow.  But most of all, this detective work requires your keen imagination! The first key to finding worthy invisible creatures […]

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Stop motion videos made easy!

  We recently bought a wooden mannequin of the kind that is often on display in artists’ supply shops.  We named him Woody. Once at home, we wanted to have Woody do something interesting.  So, we decided to make a short video of him doing the Moonwalk. We first took twelve step-by-step photos of Woody […]

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Miniature Foil Art with Chocolate Wrappers

Miniature foil art with chocolate wrappers

  Every once in a while, don’t we all indulge ourselves with a taste of some good chocolate?  So, why not enjoy making some miniature foil art with the chocolate’s wrappers at the same time! Here are some tiny foil objects that I made.  The bird on the left is an origami crane, which can […]

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Decorating Easter Eggs

  In our household, the coming of Easter means that it is time to prepare eggs for decorating!  We empty the egg shells the traditional way, by blowing.  It is a bit dizzying and messy, but it is the kind of fun that goes hand in hand with the season! First, we briskly shake each […]

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Wild Flower Bookmarks

  Spring is coming! The other day, I went bicycling with my husband and daughter in the country and discovered that wild flowers were starting to bloom.  Soon, the fields will be full of bright yellow, purple, white, red, blue, pink, green… As always, we picked some wild flowers to bring home.  Unfortunately, they do […]

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