TinkerSketch | Daily Sketchbook Challenge

Circles and Watercolor Paint | A Simple Sketchbook Prompt | TinkerLab

You guys...I am so excited to say that the TinkerSketch challenge is back! Brace yourself for another round of fun and easy-to-achieve sketchbook challenges for the month of February. Will you join me? First of all, this challenge takes place on Instagram, so you'll want to start by following TinkerLab over there. Next, you'll want all the details. Read on for … [Read more...]

Easy Foam Sticker Crafts: DIY Stamps

Foam Sticker Crafts - How to make these easy foam sticker stamps | TinkerLab.com

This easy foam sticker craft is even better if you happen to have some foam stickers and blocks (or bottle caps, glasses, anything smallish with a flat bottom) lying around. However, a quick trip to the craft store for foam stickers will be worth your while (especially if you're like me and you could spend hours lurking around paints, yarn, and paper). Foam Sticker Crafts: … [Read more...]

The No-Sew T-Shirt Scarf

diy tshirt scarf bunny

I'm a sucker for repurposed objects, and have been wanting to make a no-sew t-shirt scarf for a while now. However, because we've been really good at purging our closets of unwanted items, I had not one old t-shirt to forage and upcycle into a DIY tshirt scarf. Sigh. So, last week my littlest and I headed to our local Goodwill, and walked out with five large t-shirts … [Read more...]

Art Prompts | White Drawings on Black Paper

White marker on black paper creativity prompt | TinkerLab.com

I'm not a fussy person and often like to keep things as simple as possible. What about you? I'm happiest with an amazing recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes and I can't really be bothered with a high maintenance haircut. So if you're in my camp, you'll especially appreciate today's art prompt to use white paint markers on black paper. Supplies Black … [Read more...]

Fun Origami Kit for Kids

Origami Kit from Tuttle | TinkerLab.com

Do you have a child who enjoys origami? Not too long ago we made these fun and easy origami rabbits. If you haven't tried it yet, this origami project is a fantastic starting point for beginners -- my four-year old loved it! When my friends at Tuttle Publishing, the premier publisher and seller of books rooted in Asian culture, language, and history, asked if we'd like … [Read more...]