Pictures by Popular Demand

And by popular, I mean that one person asked to see the inside of the birthday cards we made and one person mentioned that my daughter and I look a lot alike. So I know you have all been on pins and needles waiting . . . The inside of grandma’s birthday cards:    …

Scrap Exchange Card Challenge!

I’m in a creative mood these days thanks to 30 Days of Creativity. So I’d like to invite other creative types to join me in a scrap exchange card-making challenge. Basically, you will send out card making materials to another crafty person. And you will receive card making materials from someone. And you will make…

Creativity Day 7 (15): Bird Bath

Today is another joint project with Grace. Last winter the top part of our bird bath cracked, so today we went to the Habitat Restore and found a lovely light fixture that would fit in the bird bath base. We filled in the indentation with shells, but the fixture on the base, and filled it…

Creativity Day 5: Snake Bookmark

(This is my 13th day of creativity!) Tonight I made a simple snake bookmark out of ribbons, googly eyes, and a bell. Grace is into snakes right now, so I thought she might like this. Grace is on a Lego kick. This morning she made a pyramid. Thanks for looking everyone. Happy creating!

Creativity Day 4: Re-Decorated Baskets

I have had some baskets in my kitchen for awhile now. They are the perfect shape and size for my shelves, but the little roses around the sides aren’t quite my style. So today I pulled off the roses and spruced up the baskets with decorations more to my liking.  (Plus I bought a glue…

Weekly Prayer Practice: Nature Walk

I don’t know about your part of the world, but here in northeastern Kansas the weather is just about perfect. So for my creative prayer practice this week I took some time to appreciate the works of the Creator. Here’s the basic idea for this practice: Take a walk–around your neighborhood, on a forest path,…

Creativity Day 12 (A.K.A. Day 1): Chairs

Yay!  30 Days of Creativity has officially begun! It’s nice to have company. (I started this project early because we’re going on vacation the end of June.) Today Grace and I took advantage of the inspiration calendar. We made chairs for her doll out of cardboard gift containers.