That Girl is Crafty!

Both Blondie and My Dude have been helping me work on projects around the house while Dr. Kyle is teaching a class in Germany. While in the midst of working hard, Blondie found a couple of spare canvases and asked if she could work on a little project of her own. I’d love to say that I’m the kind of mama that says, “Sure, baby! You make as big a mess as you’d like because your growth as a creative person expressing yourself through art is far more important that keeping things around here neat and clean.” But I’m not. So, with a little reservation and a strict order to do the project out in the garage with protection underneath, I said, “Ummm, ok.”

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First, she hot-glued a rainbow of old crayons to the top edge of the canvas. Then she used stickers to spell out “love” on a diagonal down below. After all of that was in place, she went to town with a hair dryer, melting the crayons into a lovely rainbow.

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Finally, she removed the stickers from the canvas. They didn’t resist the melted wax as well as she’d hoped, so she used the tip of a pin to better define the letters that spelled out “love.”

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And here she is (with Rufus, bless him) with the finished product. That’s my girl! She’s crafty! More on my crafty Dude to come…

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