Collection by Mirva Knuutila

Mirva Knuutila
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Sea Dreamer Mermaid Dream Catcher

Inspired by the seas with elements of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. A piece to decorate a Mermaid Queen's sandcastle. This piece is 15" diameter by 37" (approx) and features: * Natural grass-wrapped hoop with a vintage doily lace center and gold threads * sea glass, corals, stones, shells, and other ocean ephemera from the Caribbean * a sand coated star with sand from Hawaii * leather embellished driftwood on a gold chain * a limited palette of beige, ivory, white, and gold * gold netting…

Crafts to Make With Grandma’s Leftover Yarn – Yarn painting art – Craft Yarn Painting, Painting Art, Arte Elemental, 4th Grade Art, Art Lessons Elementary, Mexican Art, Mexican Crafts, Art Classroom, Art Club

Mexican Sun Huichol Yarn Painting Art Lesson

My 1st grade students are studying Weather and I thought this would be a fun lesson to link to their Weather Unit. The Huichol People of Mexico create wonderful art using wooden boards coated with a layer of beeswax. They push yarn into the coating of wax to create their designs. The Sun and the Moon are prevalent in their designs. I am going to use linoleum tile with an adhesive coating on the back instead of the traditional materials. I divided the one square foot of tile (purchased at a…