Category Archives: Ideas

Birds of a Feather


Hello Dear Readers, Dot and Mae love birds. They love to watch them fly about, so busy building nests and looking for bugs to eat. There are so many different kinds of birds, too. They come in all different sizes and colors – some of them sing such lovely songs! Spring is great time for bird watching. Dot and Mae always look for a Robin in March or April – that means that Spring has arrived! Hurray! Continue reading

Picasso’s Thoughts


Dot and Mae always try to do something creative everyday, but there are times when it feels like you don’t know what you want to do – like you get kind of stuck or run out of ideas. Has that ever happened to you? Then suddenly you’ll see something or talk to someone and you just get flooded with ideas of things you’d like to do! It must be that way for most people.

“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.”

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Happy Flower Girls


Dot and Mae found these lovely little flower girls and they were so lovely and charming they just had to share them with you. The flower girls were created by a Cuban born artist named Elsita who now works in Los Angeles. If you would like to find out more about her, or see more of her artwork you can visit her website. Dot and Mae just adore these flower girls – and they hope you do too! Dot and Mae would love to invite the flower girls over for a fun tea party – wouldn’t that be great! Continue reading

Scherenschnitte ….wha?


Dot and Mae have a really big word for you today . . . Scherenschnitte . . . whew! What could that mean? Dot and Mae’s friend, a little cat named Nixie came by to tell them all about it. Scherenschnitte is a German word for a type of papercutting. Here is how it is described on one website: Continue reading



Today it’s raining some of those April Showers so Dot and Mae cannot go outside and play. They have a list of games they like to play for days just like this. Sometimes they invites some of their friends over and sometimes if their friends are busy they just play the games themselves. Here are some of the games they like to play – maybe you would like to play them too! Continue reading

April Showers


Dot and Mae went on a nature hike this weekend. They had a really fun time finding all sorts of little treasures sprouting up from the ground! Here they are with some wild violets that were popping up through old and new leaves. They like to scamper about and play hide and seek behind little blossoms. Continue reading