Thursday, April 16, 2009

Daisy Chain

Today we went to the park and decided to sit down in the grass to admire what a wonderful day it was. As most people do we started pulling blades of grass until I noticed a big patch of daisies. I remembered back in the day when I used to make daisy chains. I challenged my memory to see if I could still make one. What do ya know I still can! Something fun to do while taking a relaxing break and a neat little souvenir of the adventure at the park. I found this neat little demo on how to make them. Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

1000 Cranes

"A crane standing amidst a flock of chickens"

My nephews where having a cultural fair a few weeks back and I helped make some of the thousand cranes. My S. daughter helped make a few. It took her a few tries but she got it and took off with it. Here is a link on how to fold a paper crane . Give a few tries before you give up, patience is key!

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Thank you card with love

When I was little and would get something from a relative or friend I would have to write a thank you letter. At the time of coarse I didn't care to do it. Now I see the importance of it! My S. Daughter had received a very nice hoodie from our Aunt and I wanted her to write a thank you card. Instead of a store bought or a piece of paper I had her make the card. She had so much fun picking out the design, stamps and colors. I liked it so much that I made one too! We also made the evelopes to go along with the cards. She learned how to use a heat gun, embossing powder and the effects they have together. She already knows how to use mono adhesive, fiskers cutting tool, crop-a-dile and plenty of other crafty tools, at the new age of 7! She is one of my favorite crafting partners when she comes over.