Good morning everyone! I apologize for not blogging on Friday. I have been suffering from insomnia and if i have to get out the door for anything in the morning it’s difficult for me to blog and get my act together.
Mr. G and I finally decorated the house for Christmas yesterday. Here’s our little tree all decorated! I did pick some greens from the garden to put in a basket along with some pine cones to add a Christmasy smell to the house.
Christmas Comfort and Joy wooden sign
Mr. G and i also spent a few hours creating this sign in the midst of decorating. It’s a wooden sign with the words “comfort and joy” handpainted on it. Mr. G drilled some holes and fixed some small Christmas lights to the back.
I antiqued the edges with stain and smeared some glitter on it! I shot some video of how we made the sign and will post the tutorial in a couple of days.
Christmas Shadow box Craft
On Friday I visited my little grandsons. I had planned out a Christmas Shadow box craft. Armed with some dollar-store ornaments and boxes I visited their home on craft day!
Oh what fun we had. Here’s Toby (2 1/2) pulling funny faces next to his Shadow box. He was very proud of it. He had fun painting his background and making snow dots with the end of a pencil. My daughter-in-law put the shadowboxes on a shelf to create a cute Holiday display.
Here is Sam with his cute Shadowbox Snowman.He chose two baubles for his creation.
Tomorrow is our Art Journal Jam Christmas gathering here at the Magic Cottage. If you are not on Facebook and don’t get the updates you can e-mail me. If you like we are doing a gift exchange so bring a wrapped gift – an appropriate artsy gift might be a set of ATC’s , a print or two of your work, a set of cards of your art, an ornament you made etc.
Well that’s it for today. I’ll be posting the video on Wednesday morning.