Chinese New Year

Making lanterns out of toilet paper rolls!

This was a fun project to do that only required toliet paper rolls, paint, and a box cutter (it made it so much easier cutting than scissors), and some ribbon/yarn to hang them. I did this for some Chinese New Year fun today. But I think they are cute enough to be used for other
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Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! Today starts the year of the Sheep! My family plans to have a nice little get together tonight in celebration of a new year and new beginnings! The girls and I did a number of different crafts today already and are looking forward to some home made chinese food. 🙂 Livy
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This is suppose to be a print out of the Chinese word for Peace. I painted it today with my daughters during one of our arts and crafts projects for today.  I am so ready for a nice peaceful night with my family. My husband found the original star trek series on netflex! So we
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What do you love? for me I love a lot of things… Most importantly I love my family: my husband, our two daughters, and our three cats. I love our home we have together. I am so thankful we moved and are actually building a cozy home filled with love, warmth, and fun. I love
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Chinese Coloring pages

I really wanted to find some neat coloring pages that could maybe teach some words in another language. I went for Chinese because the Chinese New year starts in a few days.   I found a lot of really websites but my favorite one had the words outlined so they could be colored in.  The site
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Making a fan!

My husband was kind enough to fold our horse panting into a nice little fan. We will be making some more of these over the next few days.  🙂 I really love the art on some of the real collapsible fans.  I have a few of them at my other home plus a really cute
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How to drawl or paint a horse!

I am not an artist but I think this came out okay. I was browsing pinterest for some crafts to do for the Chinese New Year 2014. I found a super cute horse made out of a folded paper plate. Since I don’t have any paper plates in this house I figured to try and
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2014: The Year of the Horse!

2014 is the Chinese Year of the Horse. Its kind of neat since my husband is a Horse.  🙂 I looked up some of the personality traits for it and it really does suit/fit him. I am a faithful dog,  Olivia is an adorable Rabbit if you go by year but a white tiger of
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Chinese New Year

The Chinese new year is on January 31, 2014! I did my best to paint a wooden perpetual calendar piece with a little red lantern on it. I used brown paint in the background and to try and give the lantern portion a little depth.  I trimmed it in green with  gold colored hanging cord. I
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