Take these to your leader! Here’s more fun for the kids this summer with Smoothfoam blocks, balls and sheets. There are no rules when it comes to making a robot or a space alien – kids can really let their imagination run free! Click the links below for full tutorials and have some out-of-this-world fun!
Robbie the Robot
Aliens on the wall
Smoothfoam’s got you covered when it comes to keeping the kids busy this summer. Pull out the paints, glitter, yarn and pipecleaners and make a menagerie of cute “pets” that are way easier to take care of than the real ones. Click the links below to get the how-to instructions for each critter.
Click here to see lots more animal-themed projects – have fun!
Instead of spending hours at the mall trying to find the right gift for your girl to bring to her friend’s birthday party – head to the craft store and get creative! Here are six super fun handmade gifts that girls can make for their friends. Any of these craft projects would also be a terrific group activity for all the kids at the party to make together.
Click the title to learn how to make it (clockwise from top left):
Hair clip organizer
Cell phone pouch
Top banana trophy
I love an ocean theme and the beach life – it was the perfect idea for redecorating my bathroom. The Smoothfoam ruled wreaths are shaped like a lifesaver ring, so with just a bit of ribbon and rope, I was able to create a great accent for my space. Click here to see exactly how I made my nautical lifesaver wallhanging.
Designer Steph Ackerman got her shine on with this metallic wreath! Visit her blog to see how she wrapped a Smoothfoam ruled wreath form with the new metallic Oly*Fun fabrics in silver, gold and bronze.
We love this idea of using a Smoothfoam ruled wreath form to create an oversized dreamcatcher! Designer Susan M. Brown gave her dreamcatcher a weathered, beachy feel with raffia and neutral tones of paint. Visit Susan’s blog to see how she made it.
Large Smoothfoam shapes are a great foundation for acrylic mosaics. Paint clear tiles in your favorite colors for a fantastic wallhanging like this star I made for the Fourth of July. Visit my blog for all the details.
As a child of the 80s, I loved wearing preppy argyle sweaters and socks. This wreath is a little nod to preppier times using brighter colors – visit my blog to see how I created the look with felt and rick-rack trims.
My friend crochets these sweet little flowers which I have been collecting. Usually I use them sparingly, one at a time on various project – but I thought my whole collection might look great together as part of a pretty summer wreath. Visit my blog for more details.
Nothing is quite so recognizable – and enjoyable – as the Cat in the Hat by Dr. Suess. Check out how I nested two Smoothfoam ruled wreath forms together to frame my “one fish, two fish.”