Edible Art: How to Make Magical S’mores Bark

A fun recipe for candy s’mores bark inspired by marbled art.

Check out these lazy bears swimming in a groovy swirly sea of pink, turquoise, and lavender. I want to jump in right now! Or are those bears sunbathing on Unicorn Beach on Planet Pretty in a galaxy far far away? Oh, it’s white chocolate bark! I’ll just go ahead and it eat it now then, thanks.

The idea for this candy treat came about when I found some of my toddler’s snacks scattered in an art supply drawer.  Thanks to that sneaky girl, I was inspired to create a swirly pastel dessert topped with sprinkles, marshmallows, and the culprit from the art bin- Teddy Grahams. Continue reading “Edible Art: How to Make Magical S’mores Bark”

Edible Art: How to Make Paint Splattered Oreos

A fun recipe for candy coated Oreos inspired by Pollock’s splatter art style.

Finally, a Pollock painting you can eat. Whether you’re throwing an art themed party, need to barter with a friend to borrow their help for a photo shoot, or want to gift an edible to that creative bestie in your life, these paint splattered Oreos are sure to be a hit!

I crafted these abstract munchies for my art themed co-ed baby shower as part of the “cravings table.” Oreos dominated that table as much as they dominated my nightly snacking during the 3rd trimester. Continue reading “Edible Art: How to Make Paint Splattered Oreos”

First up, the intro post!

Hello out there to all the crafty frugal caretakers of the future generation! I hope this blog helps all of you in some way create something special for the ‘littles’ in your life.

 

Kids are expensive, duh!  But you can still get that insta/pinterest worthy playroom together with little dough.  Stick with me here, and I’ll share with you how I keep art thriving in my house on a daily basis, from mural photoshoots to crafting imaginative spaces and more.