After a long, I might say unplanned break, I’m finally back and blogging again. I think that’s the longest break I’ve ever had, though I suspect more might be on their way as Christmas approaches. There has of course been lots happening behind the scenes, and hopefully I’ll have time to share some of the […]

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This project offers an alternative three-dimensional way to display children’s artwork. It’s a simple concept with multiple potential variations so you can make it as basic or as complicated as you like. I love it’s kinetic qualities, but unfortunately this made it astonishingly difficult to photograph properly, so all I can say is that the […]

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I’m always on the look out for new ideas for displaying and making the most of children’s artwork, and I’ve been hard at work since Christmas sourcing some new products for the Artful Kids store. I’ve added some of these to the store recently, with more to come, but my favourite is this colourful portable Children’s […]

I’ve seen a few home ‘Gallery’ walls for children’s artwork around the internet recently, and have been really keen to do something similar.  However all of the ones I’ve seen have been fairly ‘permanent’, and I wanted to do something a little more flexible that I could change very easily – mainly because we’re still […]

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Sometimes the old ideas are the best. Paper frames for the wall are far from being a new idea, but have become quite popular again recently along with decorative stick on ‘decals’ in general.  They were especially popular in the 18th century, circa 1750-1800, when ‘print rooms’ were all the rage. Unfortunately, few original examples […]

As the stack of artwork created by my children increases, I’ve been trying to devise ways of keeping and displaying the best, while being a little more ruthless about discarding the rest.  I’ve already mentioned the Art Portfolio posters which were one response to this, but another approach I’ve taken is to have some made […]

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