Showing posts from July, 2019

Pilot Pen Back-to-School Pen Pun Gifts!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #ad  #PilotPen4School Pilot Pen Back-to-School Pen Pun Gifts! Ready or not, it's Back-to-School time! I am not ready. I love Summer time and I love the warm weather, party days, no reason to go to bed early and the bright sunlight. I am not ready for colder climate and being responsible. Being responsible is the worst. However, there is one thing I love about Back-to-School time and it's School supplies! I absolutely love pens and Pilot has been my favorite since I was little.  My mom always carried a Pilot Precise pen in her purse, she'd sign her checks with it in her gorgeous calligraphic handwriting. I remember for my 12th birthday she gifted me a ream of paper and my own Pilot Precise pens! Best gift ever!  That makes Pilot the obvious choice for a back-to-school gift for teachers. Everyone loves a great pen and these are my favorites--I gift th

Marbled Light Switch Covers with Easy Marble DIY

Marbled Light Switch Covers with Easy Marble DIY      Add some fun to the walls of your home by marbling the light switch covers. This is a fun craft that older tweens and teens will love to. Customize the perfect switch covers for each room...pick the colors you like! This is a fun and quick craft that will leaving you dying to marble all the things! Supplies Needed: Easy Marble Light Switch Cover Shallow disposable basin that fits the size of the card Toothpick or Straight Pin Acetone and cotton pads for clean-up Paper towels Water Painters tape Begin by adding some loops of painters tape to the backside of the switch plate.      Fill the tray with water and then drop colors of Easy Marble in the water, work quickly or it will dry too much and clump. Add more colors in a bulls-eye pattern.  Then swirl the Easy Marble with a toothpick or pin until satisfied with the design, again work quickly.      Press your fingers on the sticky tape and du

Galaxy Painted Shark Silhouette with Watercolors DIY

Galaxy Painted Shark Silhouette with Watercolors DIY! This galaxy painted shark silhouette is the perfect way to combine Shark Week and Space Week from the week before! This technique is a fun way to use watercolors and simple enough for kids to try it too. Just a few supplies and you'll have the greatest shark in the galaxy. This is a fun painting project to try while watching shows about sharks on Shark Week starting on Sunday July 28th! Supplies Needed: Watercolor Paper Water Paintbrush or Waterbrush Cricut Bright Pad or Light box Painters tape Salt Watercolors (Prima Tropicals) Start by right clicking and printing off this shark outline. This process can be duplicated with any other silhouette shape you desire. What will you turn into a painted galaxy? Whales would be lots of fun too! Begin by taping the shark printable on the tracing box. Cover with the watercolor paper and then tape the paper in place. Next begin adding water t