We love to 3D print in multiple colors. It’s a great way to brighten up any project. But we no longer have our dual extruder printer. To make multicolor prints we use pause points. Meaning, there is a script of code we add to the g-code after we slice the model, that pauses the print … Continue reading Pause points…switching filaments mid-print and 3D printing with style.
This is the easiest DIY gift but it is also one of the most meaningful. I made this for my husband for Valentines after being new parents. The first year having gone by in a blur we now had a one year old and it was Valentines Day. One hand the supplies I had: Acrylic … Continue reading Valentines Day Gift DIY
You need technical hobbies regardless of age. Not just for entertainment value but for the mental health benefits. Here, I’m using “technical hobbies” as a broad term. Sports, crafts, and cooking are all just as much technical hobbies as learning a computer code. It’s up to you to pick a hobby, or hobbies, that you … Continue reading Your Brain Needs A Hobby
According to Forbes the millennial generation is the most educated in our history with 33% holding 4-year degrees and 90% having graduated high school. Meanwhile, from that same population, one out three can’t boil an egg and seven out of ten can’t sew on a button! With the emphasis on college prep, standardized tests, … Continue reading Quick, change your Parenting, before you stifle your child’s curiosity.
I love Alice in the Wonderland! Some of my favorite memories are watching the movie with my mom while having our own tea party. Naturally when my sister asked for help in decorating for my niece's Alice in the Wonderland themed Birthday party I was all in! So here it is Birthday or Valentines Day … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Alice in Wonderland Party Ideas
Making salt dough ornaments is a kid-friendly craft guaranteed to get the entire family in the holiday spirit! Salt dough ornaments couldn’t be easier to make, since all you need is three simple ingredients you probably already have on hand: flour, salt, and water. This step-by-step tutorial by Shutterfly breaks the Christmas craft down into nine super easy steps. … Continue reading Salt Dough Ornaments
I love Gingerbread and making Gingerbread Houses for the holidays. But this year I wanted to add to the tradition and make something that will last multiple seasons: Clay Gingerbread House inspired Luminary. Here is the step by step on how we made these Gingerbread inspired luminaries. Supplies: Oven hard clay - we used natural … Continue reading Dutch “Gingerbread House” Clay Luminary
This is a super easy and tons of fun DIY. Its great for a rainy day or to hep use up some of that candy left over from Halloween. This is a Jolly Rancher Melt. We plan on using these to decorate our Gingerbread House and we wanted some fun toys and shapes. All you … Continue reading Easy DIY – Fun Shaped Hard Candy
We've all seen the wood slice ornaments with chalk paint or a snowman face. Those are some of my favorite crafts. But there are so many more designs and ideas for using tree rounds, or wood slices, to make your own ornaments. Last few years I have saved the truck of our Christmas trees … Continue reading 5 Unique DIY Wood Slice Ornaments
I love fall! I love everything about it: the leaves, the wind, and most importantly - the turkey! I LOVE Thanksgiving. I love this holiday because it reminds us to slow down and be thankful. And did I mention...it's Turkey time! With that, let me introduce you to our newest Thanksgiving tradition: the DIY wood-sliced … Continue reading Thanksgiving DIY Decor