A magical treasure chest of fun-filled family activities with over 100 projects to do together throughout the year
From scrumptious holiday treats and mantle-worthy craft projects to delightful games, TheHandmade Charlotte Playbook is a must-have resource for parents seeking great ideas for family together time.
Equal parts instruction and inspiration, this book will guide readers of all experience levels to successfully execute and enjoy page after page of the whimsical and imaginative projects including:
• Moon in Your Room
• Night Sky Flashlight
• Paper Bag Puppets
• Tie-Dye Tapestries
In a high-speed world where family time is the most precious time of all, The Handmade Charlotte Playbook will be a source of merriment and laughter all year long.
About the Author
Rachel Faucett is the mother of five ridiculously cute children and loves everyone she meets. When she is not in her garden or pottery studio, she's moving furniture about the house. Named on the top 20 most influential Pinterest users by Business Insider, the author-designer also keeps herself busy designing for brands like Anthropologie and Pottery Barn Kids.
"Rachel is the queen of crafting with kids! I have looked to her for years for ideas and inspiration on how to keep my kids entertained in fun and creative ways. This book is truly a must-have addition to any family's home library."
―Joy Cho, Oh Joy!
"Handmade Charlotte is THE go-to for crafts and activities for kids and their Playbook is no exception. Just like the website we've all come to know and love, this book leaves me thinking "how did they come up with that?!" over and over again."
―Brittany Jepsen, The House That Lars Built
"Ever wondered how to foster creativity in your kids? This is it! These crafts are true imagination builders and the perfect way for kids to exercise creative muscles — you can practically see the gears turning in their heads as they choose something to work on and figure out what materials they can use or reuse. Rachel understands children and how they relate to art at a core level. I was hoping for a Handmade Charlotte craft book for ages, and this exceeds my very high expectations."
―Gabrielle Blair, New York Times best-selling author, founder of DesignMom.com, mother of six
"If Jim Henson, Martha Stewart, and Weird Al were to morph into one being, it would be Rachel Faucett. The creativity, enthusiasm, style, and irreverence she brings to Handmade Charlotte is inspired, and this book is what the world needs now."
―Halle Stanford, President of Television at The Jim Henson Company
"Every time I'm around Rachel, her excitement for life makes me want to go out and chase all my wildest dreams. It's no surprise that her book holds the key to not only encouraging childhood curiosity but sparking creativity in the whole family so you can make memories together."
―Kelly Mindell, Studio DIY
"Rachel Faucett is a creative magician who can conjure rainbows and happiness from pasta and pipe cleaners. Kids and grownups will have so much fun creating everything in this encyclopedia of crafty fun."
―Jodi Levine, former crafts editor for Martha Stewart Living, founder of Super Make It
"Handmade Charlotte's Playbook is pure, packaged sunshine. For all of us who struggle to color between the lines, Rachel will have you rediscovering creative instincts you didn't know existed."
―Jane Mosbacher Morris, TO THE MARKET
"The boundless creativity of Rachel Faucett and Handmade Charlotte is mind-blowing! Her crafts turn the most mundane and overlooked household items into artful treasures. With crafts full of humor, joy, and beauty, kids will delight in flipping from one page to the next."
―Amanda Kingloff, former lifestyle director at Parents magazine, founder of Project Kid