Every year for Mother’s Day I stress out about what to get my wife. I prefer to give sentimental gifts that can have value beyond Mother’s Day. So things like jewelry or framed photos instead of flowers or a spa day. I understand women love flowers and spa days and those things might be part of a gift but in 2 years the flowers will be dead and the toe nail polish will have long since worn off. Something like a necklace can be worn for years and will serve as a constant reminder of the Mother’s Day.
This year I decided I would make a personalized art project that could be displayed in our home for years to come. Continue reading DIY: Handprint Bouquet
Last year I had disassembled so many pallets and had so many lose boards laying around I began to rack my brain as to what I could do with these boards. One afternoon I thought up this art project idea to get the kids involved with. Continue reading DIY: Pallet Board Wall Art
We don’t do a whole lot of arts & crafts around my house. It’s not that I have some aversion to it. I actually enjoy painting and the like, but it’s really challenging with little kids. It’s usually super messy, set-up & clean up take 45 minutes while the project itself only lasts 10 and the resulting project will either end up in the trash or a box in the garage within 3 days. Today, however, I decided we were going to throw caution to the wind and break out the paints.
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