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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Waldorf Window Stars


What a perfect craft activity (craftivity) for a cold winter day,
Waldorf Window Stars!



The Frog Princess is at home (sick) from school today,
so we spent Mini-Saurus' nap time folding star points with kite paper from this wonderful kit.
My own (awesome artist) mama ordered it for me from Palumba.
(go to their site and it will become one of your favorites, I promise!)


I learned how to fold and assemble the stars from Garden Mama's blog.



Rainbow-y Goodness!


Oh kite paper, how I love thee...


The Frog Princess said that staying home with me and folding stars
is more fun than doing math at school...
I agree.


I would rather eat pancakes for lunch, play legos, and fold rainbow stars
with my sweet little girls any day.


Warmly,
Pink and Green Mama

18 comments:

Elif said...

Hi, elif writing from Turkey

as a mom to a 2-yr old to be daughter, I loved your blog. Thanks for sharing, I cant wait to make some of the items you have posted, so lovely!! :)

jlbee said...

so pretty - hooray for rainbows! we adore palumba over here, too!

MommaMindy said...

I loved the pics of your little girl crafting in her jammies and I loved the drive over to Garden Mama's blog. A double blessing from Pink and Green Mama today!

Anne said...

Oh! These are beautiful - especially with the sun shining through. I hope your frog princess feels better soon, although it's probably pretty fun to have her home, too!

Mari-Ann said...

These are beautiful! We just made a bunch of these over the weekend. Perfect way to brighten up these winter days. :)

BranFlakes said...

Craftivity! LOVE that!! I'm going to look at kite paper now, thanks!

allycupe said...

thanks for stopping by on my SITS day! Love that you are passing the love of crafting on! Nothing makes me happier than when my daughter is sewing or knitting beside me!

Elise said...

Those stars are gorgeous. What a perfect pick-me-up for your sick little Frog Princess. They make me smile just looking at them.

I am drooling over your fairy berry houses. They are adorable. I bought my little girl a strawberry shortcake doll for Christmas. Soon as I saw it, it reminded me of my own collection I had. It is such a delight to be able to see my daughter get so much pleasure out of some of the same characters that I also used to love when I was younger. I still love the smell of Strawberry shortcake!

Mousy Brown said...

I spent the 13th making these too! It was my birthday and we were snowed in with no school - I used gardenmamas fantastic tutorial and we all agreed it was much better than school - parallel lives across the world! :D

Sherri said...

I love those they are beautiful!

Kat said...

Beautiful stars! Your blog always gets my creative juices flowing . . . thanks!

Bridgett said...

Oh, I definitely need to purchase these things. Autumn would LOVE this activity. They're so pretty!

Anonymous said...

I was wondering where do you find kite paper?

pink and green mama said...

Hello Anonymous!

I ordered my kite paper from the Palumba catalog/website.
Here's a link:
http://www.palumba.com

Happy Colorful Crafting!

Fondly,
Pink and Green Mama
MaryLea

mommy2luke2008 said...

I love how colorful these are! I featured these and your homemade gazing balls on my friday favorites!
http://lilbitofus.blogspot.com/2010/12/friday-favorites_10.html

Amber @ PĂșca + Pixie said...

Is there a difference between Kite Paper and Tissue Paper? If there is, do you think that tissue paper would work for making these?
Thanks!
Amber

pink and green mama MaryLea said...

@ Amber,

Kite paper is a bit waxier and heavier than tissue paper, a bit like waxed paper but colored. I think you COULD use tissue paper but it will be very delicate and might do best if you laminate it afterwards.

I buy my kite paper from Palumba.

xoxo
Fondly,
MaryLea

Amber said...

*sigh*
These are SO beautiful :)
We must make some.
x

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