Yesterday we also managed to make several crafty projects that have been sitting here since Christmas. Sad, I know! I made my sister a reusable calendar like this for Christmas. I used a 16x20" frame and paint sample cards. You put the paint sample cards under the plexi-glass and then you can write on the plexi with dry erase markers! When I bought the frame for my sister's, I also bought two extra frames - one for me and one for Ian. Mine is the yellow and green one. Ian chose blues for his. In case you can't read his handwriting - the middle week of July says "Maddie goes to camp - YES!!" Ahh, the love of a little brother!
Maddie also decided she needed a reusable calendar. Her frame is smaller - maybe 11x14". She also chose to use the paint strips with multiple shades of the same color. Thankfully she is crafty enough that she handled making her own. I think she is a little excited about going to camp too!
This last project is the one I am most excited about! I made my own portable ironing table. Oh, Frannson inspired me with her great tutorial. I was surprised to find that Target sells individual TV trays. My owl home dec fabric is from Hobby Lobby. The husband helped me with the staple gun part. I started off using a hand held staple gun - but the staples were not going into the tv tray deep enough - so he hooked up the compressor-driven staple gun and helped me out! I love how it turned out. Now to find a little iron to use with it. I'm not sure what to say about Ian's pose!
What are you doing to escape the heat?
all pictures should be clickable for a bigger view!