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Decorate a Pumpkin in 2 Steps! | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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October has just begun, and Halloween is right around the corner! My favorite holiday will soon be here, and I’m hosting a brunch this Sunday in preparation of the big day. These adorable ‘2 step’ pumpkins are the perfect table decoration for any party or event that you plan on having during the next four weeks.…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 2, 2014 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Magical Pumpkin Wands | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

I know it’s September, but I’m already thinking about Halloween non-stop! It’s never too early to start putting out some harvest pumpkin decorations in the fall, so here’s a craft that is sure to please as a centerpiece on your table, party favor for kids or even as a colorful gift!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on September 4, 2014 at 11:32am — 2 Comments

Shark Puppets | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

Maybe it’s the constant news about Sharknado on TV every day…. or the many documentaries airing on cable channels this summer. Whatever it is, sharks are so big right now! Sharks are a great theme for birthday parties and play dates, and these puppets are the perfect, easy craft for a lazy summer day.

Materials you will…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on August 8, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments

Pet Seashells | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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Here’s an adorable and easy craft you can make with the kids this summer! This is a fun take on the traditional ‘pet rock’ and can easily be made with seashells found from your next beach vacation.

In addition to these cute seashell pets, you can make great pebble pets with rounded stones…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on July 8, 2014 at 12:56pm — 1 Comment

Daddy & Me Craft | Sea Life Mobile | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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Added by Ashley Lucas on May 27, 2014 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Visit a Garden this Summer!

I grew up in Pennsylvania with lots of land, play space and gardens around me always.. that's why I definitely miss all of the above while living the apartment lifestyle in Jersey City. Gardens are a great way to spark creativity in children. The colors, the animals, the birds... the space to…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on May 15, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Cupcake Liner Cards for Mom | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

Mother’s Day is around the corner {May 11, 2014} and these cards make the perfect sentimental statement using a very simple item that can be found in most kitchen…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on April 30, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

DIY Egg Tree | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

When I was growing up, my parents would construct Easter egg trees with actual branches found from their backyard, but city dwellers have to get a little more creative this…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on March 21, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

Lucky Leprechaun Craft | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

St. Patrick’s Day is a magical holiday for young and old because of the tiny leprechauns you start to see this time of year! These cute little decorations…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on February 26, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments

Crafty Valentine Decorating Ideas | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are over, and Valentine’s Day is already around the corner! I have already decorated my home for one of my favorite holidays, and…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on January 16, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Gumdrop People | Time to Create with Lady Lucas



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Added by Ashley Lucas on December 18, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Local Shopping Ideas for Small Business Saturday

Dear Moms, I've had the pleasure of meeting lots of business owners, artists, and makers since moving to Jersey City, and thought it would be nice to gather some of my favorites for your shopping enjoyment! This Saturday is a national celebration of small businesses across the US, so please shop local if…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on November 25, 2013 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Easy Napkin Ring Craft for Your Thanksgiving Table

Hi Moms! Thanksgiving is a little over a week away, and I have just the craft that will make your table look great! I made these with my students at three little birds this week, and I was impressed to see all the creativity children can bring to this…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on November 20, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

The Importance of Children's Books

I'm currently working on a new children's book based on my experiences called, "The Angry Artist". It's ok to giggle at the title, I'm hoping that's what children will be doing one day! My first book was published by Sunbury Press in 2011, and the question on everyone's mind ever since…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on November 13, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

Elephant Decorations for Diwali

Moms, these adorable elephants are a great crafting idea for this week as we celebrate Diwali. My students at three little birds made them with me on Monday and loved playing with them!

Materials: colored card stock or good quality construction paper, thin markers, scissors, glue,…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on November 6, 2013 at 9:10am — 1 Comment

Last Minute Trick or Treat Ideas

The end of the Halloween season is finally here... and as always I'm sad to see it go! Here are some last minute ideas for Trick-or-Treat night tomorrow. I hope all of you have a safe and happy Halloween with your little ones!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 30, 2013 at 10:31am — No Comments

Hanging Haunted House

I made this craft with my students at three little birds and they loved it! It's just spooky enough for boys... and detailed enough to catch the attention of…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 23, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

Spooky Fun Paper Crafts

Moms, here are some cute paper Halloween ideas to try this week! If you do get to make any of these crafts, please send a pic of your child's creation so I can share it in my next post!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 16, 2013 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Vintage Jack-O-Lantern Craft

This adorable Jack-O-Lantern is meant to mimic the look of older, vintage Halloween decorations that commonly used crepe paper in their design. This project went over great with my private lessons this week, and I'm hoping your children enjoy it too!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 9, 2013 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Crafts to get you in the Halloween Spirit!

October is finally here, and for me the Halloween preparations have already begun! Here's some Halloween and fall themed craft ideas to get you and your children in the spirit!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 2, 2013 at 9:06am — No Comments

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