Posts Tagged ‘art kits’

Noted Carte Blanche

We found this beautifully simple postcard kit while in New York over the weekend.   The kit features an artist’s palette made of Japanese washi paper with reservoirs holding 12 watercolor paints.  A cotton fiber brush and three heavyweight paper cards complete this diy art kit.  We look forward to adding this to the store soon.

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The hand blown glass art takes center stage in this beautifully designed room by Mary Anne Smiley.

The glass pieces reminiscent of Dale Chihuly’s work, reminded me of a gift my ever thoughtful sister gave to the girls.  The Dale Chihuly Art Kit features an interactive book that guides the reader through Chihuly’s career while making 10 “stops” to participate in fun artistic activities.

The book does a marvelous job of introducing children to the creative process by using real world examples with easily attainable objects – think marshmallows, ice cubes, play doh and fruit and vegetable stamps.  I love the idea of using a heated marshmallow to pretend to blow glass – genius! Beautiful and functional.   enjoy hh

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We love children’s art activities that are presented in wonderful self-contained packages.

Take a look at this very preppy mini canvas tote – it includes stencil sheets, paint and sponges, everything your budding design star needs to create personalized art. The retro-nautical theme and red/cream color combination make this a perfect gift for a boy or girl.

Stencil Kit
The MoMA Modern Kids Art is a favorite at our house. This mini kit contains: 6 markers, 12 colored pencils, 12 oil pastels, 8 watercolors and a paintbrush all housed in a bright orange case with a handle. The compact size and clever design make this a perfect art kit for the “on the go” kid!
MoMA Art Kid
Find them both here. Enjoy. HH

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