Friday, February 19, 2010

Cards for Kids

Head over to Jennifer McGuire, ink to learn about how you can help make a child happy, just by crafting! How great is that?! It's a wonderful win-win situation. You get to make a card and bring a smile to a little kid, brighten their life and spread some cheer. You can even make cards for their family and lift their spirits, because these children are fighting battles and the entire family is affected by their war.
Taking the time to make even one card would make such a simple difference. I'm off to prep for my class and make a few cards for these cute kids.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

February 23 Class: Birthday Cards; a study in blues and greens

Here are the 3 cards I have in the Birthday IMIM kit available as of February 22nd. The class will be Tuesday, February 23rd, 12-1:00.
The theme is blues and greens because even if I don't have paper that coordinates by manufacturer, I need to have a theme to link them together. I went with the obvious and found some coordinating colors.

If you are interested in a kit, the cost is $10.00 + S/H and comes with all materials, envelopes and printed instructions. You can e-mail me your request:

I'm trying hard to come up with something creative to make so I can post again on the Trendy Treehouse blog hop on Friday. My brain is so fried that I can't come up with a single idea. Got any?

Hope you enjoy your week!
I am adding this to Mr. Linky at Trendy Tree House.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Teacher Valentine gifties, etc. and Blog Hop

I have a few pic of the boys crafting. Can you see how Hard Dawson is concentrating? Love it!

Here is a close up of the planes we made. An added note: When the boys got home today, my oldest said his planes were a huge hit of the class and everyone, both girls and boys thought they were sooo cool! Score 1 for mom!
Also, here are these great M-and-M tubes we made for teachers and other school helpers. We ended up making 17 tubes and 45 air planes. Lots of work, but even more fun!

We have about 450 of these tubes left. We had to order in lots of 500. Anyone interested in buying 1 x 8 self sealing plastic bag-tubes? 10 cents each and no postage- let me know.
I'm linking with Mr. Linky to The Trendy Tree House's Blog Hop

MckLinky Blog Hop

I hope have a good Valentine's Day!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

We're building up our Air Force!

This is what the boys chose to make for their Valentine's Day friendship party. You can find these planes here. It took a few (3) bags of lifesavers, 4 packs of gum, and a giant bag of smarties. But the boys had a ton of fun and I loved spending some crafting time with them! Tomorrow I'll post what we made the teachers, helpers and principal. Here's Alex playing with the 45 planes we made. Enjoy!