April 17, 2014

A Cupboard for all Occasions? Or Conservation Collecting gone wild?

When my first child started kindergarten, a note came home after a couple of weeks asking for donations of household items for art and craft. Things like empty egg cartons, tissue boxes, yoghurt containers, card board rolls from paper towels, bits of string and spare office paper. That’s where the trouble began. Being a middle class parent wanting to do the best job of mothering my first-born I took to this task with gusto. I knew you shouldn’t do your […]
March 26, 2012

Tip: what to do with your kid’s artwork?

apart from the obvious like use it to wrap presents or cut it up to make cards, this is a beautiful romantic idea: Children’s Art Lanterns http://www.artful-adventures.co.uk/2012/02/06/childrens-art-lanterns/