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Fall Foliage Designs

Autumn is a magical time to explore the outdoors. Crisp air and moderate temperatures lure us outside, and vibrant, changing colors in the foliage dazzle us as nature becomes a spectrum of color.

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Fritz Eichenberg & The Art of Printmaking

The German artist and illustrator Fritz Eichenberg was a master of many printmaking techniques that allowed him to take his intricate designs and multiply them manifold. Indeed, Eichenberg studied printmaking at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Leipzig and started work as an illustrator even as a...

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Monster Mashups

I love using discarded items to make fun crafts like these colorful monster mashup creations! With some help from my niece, we created silly and spooktacular monsters to decorate the house for Halloween. For our creations, we used packing crinkles for our monster fur, bubble wrap for spooky...

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Leaf Candle Holder

Autumn is my favorite season for food, temperature and decorations! For a quick and inexpensive DIY decor project, try creating this fall leaf candle holder to add a little atmospheric light to your home. 

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Leaf Rubbing Habitat

The Brandywine Valley is lush with plant life, especially in the summer months. Using collected leaves you find outside, try out this fun DIY project to create your own colorful work of art! Adding pollinators fluttering about gives your artwork another dimension.
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