This board helps my students remember some of the word parts we have highlighted throughout the year. Greek and Latin word parts are the toughest (we put those in the root section), but once they master them, they can continuously add examples (leaves) throughout the year seeing their vocabulary and the tree get thicker and thicker!
Waterproof Photo Tiles I used some basic white ceramic tiles (20¢ each) and painted a coat of Mod Podge right onto the glossy part of the tile and laid my photo flat. I let them dry for about an hour, then did another layer of Mod Podge right on top of the photo (it dries clear), followed by three layers of clear lacquer. This project does take a few days since lacquer needs about three hours to dry in-between. They are waterproof, they can be used as coasters.
I originally did this tutorial for 100LayerCake.com, and it remains one of my favorite projects. Here I’ll share the original post, plus some extra photos and details about how I make paper roses. These unique flowers can be bound into bouquets, or worked into creative centerpieces and decorations. I use [...]
I’m taking the great plunge and started designing some of my own creatures. Please bare with me as I adventure into this great big new world of Crochet designing. This pattern for my African Flower Whale is my very first EVER pattern. I have tried really hard to make it visually easy to follow, as well as written instructions. (Although I am a big visual fan, so my photos may say more.) I would greatly appreciate it if you respected my pattern(s). It’s insane how much time, effort and hair…