WOW! Has it really been that long since I posted? I cannot believe it. Well unfortunately since Ed passed I just have not had the time like I used to. I used to love coming to my craft/room office at the end of the evening for a little bit a few nights a week. Ed would put the kids to bed while I worked and then we would end our night together once I was done. It gave him time to watch TV which was his favorite past time.
I have crafted a few times since my last post but probably less than 10 times. I found some pictures on my phone from my daughter’s 6th birthday so I thought I would post those items just for fun. If I can find old pics of the other fun items I have worked on over the last year or so I will post those later.
My Mady Moo wanted a paint party but I could not afford to go to one of those pottery places so I looked on Pinterest and found some ideas to host our own. I rented a room at our local community center but probably could have done it at home since it was such a small group.
I ordered my painting supplies from Amazon, Oriental Trading and bought some at AC Moore. I set up a little station for each child to paint a teddy bear bank and a small canvas picture. I also included crayons and markers to color on their placemats.
For decorations I used my new Memory Maker Banner Maker Punch (I am OBSESSED with it-because I can take it anywhere, I can make banners while sitting at my son’s baseball game, in the car waiting for the kids, etc.). I have used it to make 4 banners so far and I LOVE it!!!!! I bought stickers (Mombo I think) for the letters and then picked up some different art stickers from Recollections (Michaels) they were actually PERFECT for the banner. My Mady Moo LOVED it.
I also made some creative juice by wrapping juice boxes in duct tape (my new obsession) along with some free hand triangle shapes to make the crayons. I also made some creative juice waters with some free printables I found online (I wish I remembered the site but I don’t, I will keep looking to add it). I also used rice crispy treats and pretzel rods to make paint brushes using different color candy melts. I think those and the banner were my favorite items. Lastly, we had to have colorfully decorated cupcakes J
Thanks for stopping by :), I will try not to wait so long to post again!