Being a wine drinker means that I usually have a glass of wine somewhere close by most of the time. Wine glasses can be so boring and easily mixed up with others so I decided to make some charms. I've been trying to think of some other fun things that come in 4's to charm up. I especially like the balloon animal ones below...
Here is a self portrait piece that I designed on the computer in a vector format and then engraved/cut into a piece of wood with a laser. Once engraved I added a small amount of paint to help certain areas pop more. I can't decide if I should add more paint or not. Any thoughts?
Here is a batch of hula hoops I made last weekend. I love making these things. It's so much fun to be creative with the colors, sizes and weights. A handful of them are glow in the dark too which is great for all night fun. My children love when I have a handful of hula hoops laying around.
... And my personal favorite is this one that has been dubbed the Zebra hoop...
I've always loved balloon animals as a kid and wanted to create something that represented that. These necklaces are laser cut from various colors of acrylic. Shown are a mouse and a dog. I also have used a giraffe and an elephant for other projects. My daughter thinks the purple mouse is amazing. Any ideas for other animals?
My little girl is growing up fast... So we decided to have another baby! With a baby on the way I decided to convert my daughters room back into a nursery for her baby brother (coming in July), and give her a new big girl room (formerly our guestroom). This is how it came out:
....and the nursery is going back to this for the little guy: