Monday, October 12, 2009
I have a large stack of kitchen towels that have still been in the packages since I got married. No, I didn't just get married. I have been married for 6 1/2 years!!!! So I decided I wanted to jazz them up a bit and some of you might be getting these as Christmas gifts:) The problem with flour sack towels is they are not even. So when I fold them you can see all of the edges from the other layers.
Sunday, October 4, 2009
Finally, my LO's egg mosaics are up!!! Sorry it took so long. Don't you love the mermaid? The second one she really didn't use enough glue so the egg shells are not really stuck on the sheet. Oh, well! Look at some more great creative minds at work!
Thursday, October 1, 2009
What do you give to Grandparents that pretty much have everything? Well, I am always trying to give them something unique and from my kiddos. Their grandfather loves coffee!!!!! So I had Chloe design some one of a kind coffee cup holders. We bought some cups and a bag of his favorite blend and there you go a unique gift!!!!
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
This is our next project, egg shells!
We didn't quite get around to open ended art last week. I was planning on doing a lid mosaic. So here it is. She wanted to add some drawing to her artwork. Get involved with Open Ended Art by going here.
I have been on a blogging break I guess??? We went out of town and then my little boy was sick, so I am finally uploading some pics! I made these edible crayons from here for my daughter to take for her snack day at school. They are not perfect by any means, but still fun!
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
This on is my fave-she made the moon!
Today for open ended art my girly girl got to have fun with glue and beans. I gave her the suggestion of drawing a shape first and then filling it in with beans. She did a great job! I had some trouble getting the new button so to see some other great art projects go here.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
I am hoping the remnants of the freezer paper will come off in the wash:)
Could this little guy be any cuter?
Our MOPS group is starting up tomorrow. This year and last we have started tmaking shirts for your kids to wear so that the teachers know their names. We use stamps to create the shirts, but this year I decided to try and use a freezer paper stencil. I wanted to get mine done ahead of time since I help with the meetings I didn't think I would have time tomorrow.
I should not have used black shirts, too hard for the paint to show up. Chloe's looks okay, Coleman's not so great. Anyone have any great ideas on how I should help cover up where his went out of the stencil. I thought about sewing some buttons on it to help hide the mistake, but I don't want it to look girly. Give me your thoughts:)
Monday, September 14, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
I know this is not the best picture and the tablecloth is very wrinkly, but here is my latest Birthday Tablecloth. It is for a friend. I really love the fabric. Now, it just needs some cute buttons. To see another post about my tablecloths, click here.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
This weeks open ended art was mosaics and paper. I cut Chloe a bunch of different shaped squares for her to create her masterpiece. I showed her some examples of mosaics on the computer and then just let her do her thing. Head on over to Teaching My Little Book Worm for some more great examples!
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
I really want a pair of UGG boots.
I have always felt weird about buying them b/c I am just not sure if they are me or not??? I am a short girl and sometimes short girls don't look great in boots. So imagine my surprise in a free boot giveaway! What a great way to try the boots without the risk! If I love them I might just order one in every shade!
Whooga is giving away a free pair. Click on the above button to see how you can get your free pair. I am really hoping I can win!
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
I have always thought nap mats are so expensive! So, I decided to make one myself. I have now come to the conclusion that they are not so costly, b/c they are sorda costly to make. If you want to make one I suggest taking the time to look for bargains. This project cost about 40 dollars to make. My friend Kristi sent me this tutorial. The changes I would make are in the amount of fabric for the mat. Instead of making it a square, I would make it a rectangle.
This was the best smile I could get! She looks like she is in pain!
As a former teacher, I know how great it is to feel appreciated! So my LO brought these to her teachers for Meet the Teacher Day. These are some little flower pots I found for 3.99 each. I decided to fill them with some snacks, notepad, gum and a bottle of water.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Am I really making play dough, b/c it sure doesn't smell like it!
I found a new blog that is amazing! She had a recipe for chocolate play dough that I just had to try. I was literally in bed last night anticipating it! She talked about how it really smelled like chocolate and I was a bit cynical! This is the most amazing play dough I have ever smelled! I was a little worried Chloe would want to eat it, but thankfully she didn't! She loved playing with it, and so did her brother! I just love the way they play together (most of the time).