My good friend got married this past weekend and milo made her this watercolor painting as a gift. We put it in a vintage frame and wrapped it up. I drew a heart very lightly with pencil, then had him outline it in red watercolor paint. Then he filled in the middle using different colors and blending them together. Once it was dried, he used a sharpie to write “LOVE” across it. Then he signed the bottom and I took care of framing it. Thinking we might need one for our house!
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Here’s a little guy I whipped up using this pattern, using fabric scraps and some felt. He was really easy and fun to make – I want to make a whole army of them. I will for sure be making some for milo’s little friend’s birthdays!
Tonight, milo and I put together the valentines we started a few weeks ago for the kids in his class. Nothing too crazy, I just designed a simple card that we cut out and glued to some card stock I had. Then we hot – glued the crayons to the cards. Milo was a great helper, and once again enjoyed modeling the finished product.
Made these little guys with some felt and embroidery thread. Milo noticed them when I was finished and I asked him if he wanted one and he was so excited. He told me he’s going to make me a heart for valentines too. He slept with it last night and went to school with it today. Before I left him this morning he put it in his pocket. He’s an easy fella to please.
I saw this post and other posts on pinterest about melting down your old crayons to make multi-colored new ones. Milo has a big bag of random crayons that his grandma gave him, but the problem is we needed a silicone baking pan. I thought maybe I would keep my eye out at the thrift store one of these days and when I found one give this a try. Turns out they had one in the dollar section at target, and a heart shaped one to boot! This was a great project to work on with milo too. We started by peeling all the paper off the crayons. He did this while I sliced the paper open. Then we broke the crayons into small pieces and put them in a bowl. We then took the small pieces and color coated them into the baking pan. you bake it in the oven at 300 degrees for 15 minutes. Let it cool completely, remove and let it cool on a rack. It was really easy and worked great. We plan to put turn these into valentines day gifts for the kids at milo’s daycare. Now I got to figure out how to attach these to a little valentine card that I also plan to make. Any suggestions? I thought about hot glue, but I don’t want you to crack the crayon trying to get it off the paper…
We tested one out, but milo didn’t quite understand why I was coloring with it. He kept asking me, ” Can I eat it now?”