Paper Toys and Art + Mindful Life
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Hi, The colorful fall is here and the leaves are everywhere. It’s hard to pass the beautiful leaves without picking them up. I collected a lot of colorful leaves in various shapes with my kids on our everyday walk. We put the leaves inside the big fat books for a few hours before we paint […]

October 19, 2020

Hi, I thought about creating this paper art with color papers first, but watercolor made it so much fun and charming. I haven’t used watercolor much with my kids before, so it was a great opportunity for the kids to learn about some watercolor techniques too. We used a foam mounting tape to create depth […]

October 1, 2020

I’ve been thinking about doing the quilling art with my kids and finally had chance to work on it. I thought it could be hard for the kids looking at other people’s work. However, it can be pretty easy or complex as we want it to be. We worked on the project for a few […]

September 23, 2020

Like many other people at this time, it’s been so long that I couldn’t go to my office and meet coworkers. I worked on deep cleaning and organizing every room whenever I had extra time. My daughter had been complaining about her pink wall for some time, and I finally had time to change it. […]

September 16, 2020

I love shopping at the craft stores and can’t ignore things on big sales. The wooden clothespin was one of the big sales items that I didn’t know what to do with them yet. 😅 I gave the wooden clothespins to my kids with some craft stuffs to decorate them. (color pens, glitter glue, beads, […]

September 9, 2020

My kids surprised me with a cute storybook they created together while I was cleaning my old magazines. They like to write me a love ❤ letter or draw storybooks to show me, which makes my day! This cute and witty storybook had the objects that they cut out from the magazines, so I cut […]

August 26, 2020

Cactus Night Light and Pencil Holder My daughter always teases me, but I collect a lot of things like glass jars, toilet paper rolls, cardboard boxes, and milk cartons. I feel so good when I get to use them somehow. This was a simple and easy craft to do with my kids, and we had […]

August 19, 2020

Download and print the below template to make your animal bookmarks! Color the animals and have fun! Big H: If you want more, comment and we will make them for you🎁. Me like printers *Insert printer sounds here 🖨). Okay, me go record new vid with little i. bye-bye😜. ps Me also like emoji😜😊🤣😎🙄

November 25, 2019

  You can download the template here: Big H: When me and my mom where choosing the color and pattern my mom said it was VERY VERY important that I choose a color that was not too light and a pattern that you could see without squinting, or else it wouldn’t show in the video. […]

October 20, 2019

You can download the gift tag template here:

October 4, 2019

Big H: Now first things first, I have never ridden a hot air balloon in my life and I never will. ( If I do I will have to spend at least ten seconds of my life updating this post. ) Now when we decided to make these I have no idea but I know […]

September 25, 2019

You can download the cloud template here:

September 20, 2019

Big H: I first got my idea when one of my friends came over to play. After playing with dolls for a bit we decided to go upstairs and craft something because, why not? So I was all like “Yeah sure! Let’s go upstairs and paste random stuff that we like on a piece of […]

September 16, 2019

We’re going to show how to make kawaii mini notebooks with one sheet of printer paper and a patterned cardstock paper. The notebooks were sold out at School Entrepreneur Day. 🙂 Big H: These were not the only notebooks made. We also drew cute faces on the notebooks. And do you remember the adorable little […]

September 9, 2019

Download the drawing!:

September 5, 2019

  Make fun shapes that your kids love! Got ready to share with friends and teacher. 🙂

September 5, 2019

Big H: The bunny with little pink hearts was for a friend that used to live next door, but had moved to Seattle. I gave it glasses because my friend had glasses. The yellow bunny was a gift to one of my friends for a Christmas(My favorite holiday 🙂 🙂 ). The Rainbow one is […]

September 5, 2019
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