New Year Resolutions | Goals for the New Year

Studio clean up | Tinkerlab

I've come to realize that I begin every year with similar goals. How about you? Do you make resolutions? Here are mine for the year: Four {Easy} New Year Resolutions Clear the Clutter  --  we live in a tiny house, and this actually happens multiple times each year Exercise  --  something I haven't done in, ahem, years Make TinkerLab More Meaningful -- we're turning … [Read more...]

Inspiration Tuesday

sharing friday

I've been trying to get better at organizing some of the inspiring ideas and activities that I come across each week. I'm not yet sure of the best way to share this with you, but I'll take a simple stab at it. Today we have some cool kids activity ideas and inspiring articles on how to educate creative children. Will you let me know what you think? Education … [Read more...]

It’s Arts in Education Week

Arts in Education Week

Happy Monday, Tinkering friends! How was your weekend? My family has been busy with a lot of transitions and I'm finally beginning to emerge from the haze of it all. Maybe you've noticed that I've been hibernating a bit over here and the posts haven't been flowing as quickly as they once did? The good news is that I'm finally getting into the rhythm of having my kids back … [Read more...]

This Creative Week: Interactive Sidewalk Art + The Creative Table Project


Interactive Sidewalk Art: Send us your Ideas! In our last post, The Tree Tag Project, we talked about how you can set up an interactive art project that will surprise and inspire your neighbors. Related to that, a few weeks earlier, we set up this very simple prompt with a bowl of sidewalk chalk (above). Within hours our sidewalk was covered with flowers, faces, names, … [Read more...]

Creativity and Education Interestingness

Creativity and education interestingness from the Tinkerlab blog

It's been a while since I've done a round-up of creativity and education resources, and since a few pieces of interestingness have crossed my desk this week, I wanted to take a minute to share these great resources with you! I hope you enjoy them and that they give you some food for thought. And if you've spotted any great articles that you think I should know about, please … [Read more...]

Family-friendly Creative New Year’s Resolutions

Project Organize Your Entire Life

Do you make resolutions? I'm one of those people who enjoys this process. Could you use some creative new year's resolutions to kick start your year? There's something about fresh start that are so appealing to me. I usually begin the new year with a new journal (ah, all those empty pages that promise to reward me with new ideas and brilliant designs), sit down for a … [Read more...]

This Creative Week

This Creative Week: Not-to-be-missed creative inspiration, Nov 17, 2012

Hey friends! How was your week? A few updates from me for the week: I'm guest pinning for The Organized Parent all month long. Check out my pins and the useful organizing products they offer over here. We're giving away THREE Kiwi Crates, and the deadline to enter is Sunday, November 18 at 11:59 EST. Don't delay! In case you're looking for some quick weekend … [Read more...]

This Creative Week


Hey friends! How was your weekend? My husband has been sick, and along with that I'm trying hard to balance my life, which at the moment includes learning how to get the kids organized for school, making time to write, spending time with family and friends, turning a closet into a home office, and clearing clutter. I sort of feel like I'm phoning it in over here in … [Read more...]

This Creative Week

This Creative Week

Happy weekend, friends! I have one more week in Massachusetts before I return to life as I know it in California. There's lots of creative stuff going on around the web this week. Here are a few highlights: Top Row: I'm honored to be part of this amazing new Pinterest board: 20 Must Follow Moms. It's chock-full of good ideas and family-friendly inspiration. I think you'll … [Read more...]