Author: Ashlee Herrera

Art With Ashlee- Watercolors

This is our go-to art project. It’s for all ages, because it’s easy and the finished product is framable and fun. I did this art project in an art class and have redone it over and over throughout the years. This time we did the project of dinosaurs and framed it for my boys’ dinosaur themed bathroom.     To start you can either draw an animal free-handed or you can print a silhouette image and trace it on watercolor paper. From there you wet the paper within the lines and drop in the watercolors, let them do what they...

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Easy Snowflake Ornaments

Easy Snowflake Ornaments To Make With The Kids By Ashlee Herrera You need toilet paper roll, hot glue, white paint, sparkles or glitter and ribbon or fishing line. Cut the toilet paper roll into ¼ inch strips. I let the boys make their own pattern. Use your imagination. Lay out your design before you glue.   Then glue them together in your own design and let dry completely. Paint and sprinkle with glitter before the paint dries and let dry completely again. You can use any color paint and glitter for your design. We used white paint and iridescent...

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Art With Ashlee Pallet Flag Project

By Ashlee Herrera 1)    Start with a pallet.   2)    You will need red, white and blue paint. I had leftover outdoor paint laying around from painting our house, so I just used that.   3)    Tape off the top left hand side of the pallet. Paint inside of that square blue. Let dry.   4)    Remove tape. Alternate red and white paint creating the strips. Make sure to go all the way from the blue paint to the end of the boards. Let dry.   5)    Now that its dry, it’s time to paint the stars. I had...

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