Category Archives: Craft Projects

Because Sometimes Its Just Wrong

Last summer I made a lot of changes to our place here in Kiawah.  It’s a balancing act because while it’s our home for the summer while we are in America, we also rent it our when we are gone. … Continue reading

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Batik by Some Cute Artists

I love artwork by my kids. It’s seriously one of my favorite things. I love it simply because they made it. But I also love it as someone who enjoys the artistic process but struggles tremendously with the whole notion of this … Continue reading

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A New Pink Friend

As Little Cutie’s friend said when she walked in the door of our apartment today…  It’s very pink and red around here! The Cuties are pretty much up for decorating for every possible occasion so I’m happy to indulge when … Continue reading

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Because Two Heads are Better Than One!

Remember last year when I mentioned how the husband and I had issues about dressing up for Halloween and wearing costumes, so figuring out what to wear that worked around all that could be a challenge?  And so we solved … Continue reading

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Sharpie Pumpkins

So school’s closed today.  On account of a typhoon. Life in Japan is always an adventure! The Cuties were not very interested in my idea of sleeping in until noon and then reading on the sofa all day in our … Continue reading

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Making Dolls with My Dolls

My friend Jill told me about a Kokeshi Doll making workshop at Tokyu Hands {pretty much one of the coolest stores ever, which sells craft supplies, washi tape, stationery, bicycles and so much more}.  I immediately wrote it on the calendar … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

I’m continuing to deal with any anxiety I have about The Cuties being gone for a month at overnight camp through Crafting Therapy. I wonder if there’s a certification program for that? Like most families, we have a bedtime ritual … Continue reading

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