DIY Fun Mixed Media Art

Create your own funtastical mixed media piece of art!! I love mixed media!  You may be asking what exactly is mixed media??  It's a mix of different mediums collaborating together! For example; paint, markers, papers, glue, stamps, pastels, inks....you name it, you can use it. What I love so much about mixed media [...]

10 Great Ways to Create A Culture of Creativity With Your Kids

Recently I had the opportunity to speak at a homeschoolers conference and share a bit about coaching an artistic heart in your kids.  As I prepared and gathered information on this subject, I realized it really was about creating a creative culture.  So today I've decided to share a few things I have learned and [...]

By | March 31st, 2015|creativity, creativity at home, funtatiscal studios, kids art|0 Comments

What It Takes To Keep On Rhyming (A Post By Steve)

For those of you who have been following us for a while on our Facebook page , you'll know that I (Steve) have been trying to do a rhyme to end each day with.  As a musician and music teacher, I tend to always be thinking of and looking for different words and rhymes to [...]

By | March 26th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, poetry, rhymes, success|0 Comments

Inspiring You And Your Kids Through the Creative Power of the Sketchbook!

I love to take time each day to draw in my sketchbook.  Except my sketches are more like whimsical doodles.  I have found that taking 15 minutes a day to doodle has really changed my creativity and helped me come into my own style.  So I wanted to pass this simple exercise onto my kids [...]

Creative Ideas For A Wonderful Winter Day With Your Kids

I will be the first to admit that I am not a winter person!  I have to drag myself outside and usually my time outdoors in the winter is very short!  So as my kids get a little older I have been making them go outside for some fresh air and have had the joy [...]

By | February 26th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, kids art, snow day activities, winter fun|0 Comments

A Five Star Adventure In Juicing

Today I felt like I had an overload of creative projects.  Normally I love spending lots of time creating, but today I just felt like a needed a wee break from it all.  I kind of felt like someone who had stuffed themselves with so much food that they couldn't eat another bite!  I have [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, health, juicing|0 Comments

10 Inspiring Ways To Get Creativity Flowing In Your Kids

Sometimes you need a little inspiration and help in order to get your kids to create something new.  So today I am talking about finding creative props that can help get the creative juices flowing.  I know that many times if I just hand my children a piece of paper and a box of crayons [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|art, creativity, funtatiscal studios, homeschooling, kids art|0 Comments

How To Create A Funtastical Valentines Day Party For Your Kids

This year I promised my kids a Valentines party!  Not every year does this happen, but this year seemed like a good time to have one.  So the planning began, starting with a few invites, and we were on our way.So today I welcome you to our Funtastical Valentines party!  Sit back and relax as [...]

By | February 13th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, kids art, valentines day party|0 Comments

More Mixed Media!

Lately I have been on a mixed media frenzy!  I really love it!  I think it's because I feel so much freedom in it.  There isn't that worry of messing things up because I just keep layering over until I get the look I like!  It's fun and to me it's a great way to [...]

By | February 10th, 2015|art, funtatiscal studios, mixed media|0 Comments

Print Making With Kids

My daughter loves to make cards!  She loves collecting used envelopes to re-use and then add them to her collection of cards.  So for something different I thought I would do some printmaking with the kids for a different way of making cards.  This is a fun activity that is easy for kids too, and [...]

By | February 5th, 2015|art, colour, funtatiscal studios, kids art, like Dr. Seuss, print making|0 Comments