Monday, June 6, 2011
Gifts From My Children
Sara (9, 3rd grade) also did some weaving, but it was a little different. I have never seen this idea before, and I thought it was a great idea. It made a super gift! They used cups for weaving. They cut the cup from top to about 1/2" from the bottom all the way around to make the warp strips. Then she weaved up the cup and made a terrific little vase that now sits on my table next to my computer. She even added beads for her bead-addicted mama. Thank you so much, Punkin! Here is Sara's vase:
Also, Matthew was sooooo proud of himself for his state report, a very large project, that he wanted me to put it on my blog, too. Matthew chose the state of Nebraska. That's where his daddy comes from, and we lived there for a short time too. Did you know that Kool-Aid was invented in Nebraska? Did you know that the University of Nebraska leads the nation in the number of All Americans? (65) Did you know that there are approximately 40,000 farms in Nebraska? Holy mackerel! Anyways, he now knows tons of stuff about Nebraska. He worked very hard on his project, and he is very proud of his work. He's got pics of the state flower, tree and bird, a Nebraska football player (his favorite pic), some Kool-Aid, and a map in addition to his facts pages. There is also a written report that goes with it. Here's his display...
Ok, gang. That's about all I have for today. I am working hard on some new designs. I finished a set this morning, but I am going to wait to post it until I have a similar set done with the beads I ordered earlier this week. It is for my June BJP. I'm very excited about it, and I think the set turned out beautiful. It's shades of pink. Love it!
Hope you are all having a fabulous week.