I had some little house guests yesterday, it was a rainy day here in the Hamptons but we still have so much fun! (Hint #1 ALWAYS have a rain plan when entertaining guests at your beach house, especially when children are involved!)
We started by visiting the beach to collect some rocks & shells…I had a collection already put aside in case the rain was too hard but it was only a light drizzle. Crafts always take on more meaning when the “crafters” are involved from the very beginning. Every time they look at the finished product for years to come the memory of the entire day will flood back to them!
(If you don’t live near a beach most craft stores sell bags of smooth rocks usually used for floral arranging. Shells can be purchased online to bring that relaxed beachy feeling to your home no matter where you call home.)
Once we arrived home I covered my dining room table with a plastic table cloth and the imaginations ran wild. The best thing about this craft is you can use markers OR paint. Markers make for more of a fine line when WRITING on your rocks (and keeps the mess […]