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« Reply #160 on: May 24, 2012 10:09:12 PM »

Note to self:  After spending 3 hours working on portrait do not leave said portrait in the vicinity of a 2 year old and a black sharpie.   Sad  I only left long enough to get an iced tea and I came back to a rorschach version of my drawing.  Sigh.  Back to the literal drawing board.

Oh no.  Sorry you have to start over.   I'm sure the little tyke just wanted to 'help'!
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« Reply #161 on: May 25, 2012 04:44:27 AM »

Note to self:  After spending 3 hours working on portrait do not leave said portrait in the vicinity of a 2 year old and a black sharpie.   Sad  I only left long enough to get an iced tea and I came back to a rorschach version of my drawing.  Sigh.  Back to the literal drawing board.

Oh honey... Sad
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« Reply #162 on: May 25, 2012 06:47:02 AM »

Note to self:  After spending 3 hours working on portrait do not leave said portrait in the vicinity of a 2 year old and a black sharpie.   Sad  I only left long enough to get an iced tea and I came back to a rorschach version of my drawing.  Sigh.  Back to the literal drawing board.

*great big hugs*  I've had this happen.  And I know your pain.  So sorry.... Sad
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« Reply #163 on: May 25, 2012 08:40:41 AM »

Note to self:  After spending 3 hours working on portrait do not leave said portrait in the vicinity of a 2 year old and a black sharpie.   Sad  I only left long enough to get an iced tea and I came back to a rorschach version of my drawing.  Sigh.  Back to the literal drawing board.

two rules to live by:

#1 never leave a 2 yr old alone with a sharpie.  (Ive never had this happen, but many people have.)
#2 never leave your plate of food alone with a dog.  (This has happend to me so many times.)


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« Reply #164 on: May 25, 2012 08:41:08 AM »

Thanks for the empathy ladies!! Tis not the first time this has happened nor will it be the last. I suppose I should just be glad for her artistic streak.
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« Reply #165 on: May 25, 2012 12:12:58 PM »

Ack, sorry to hear that Jenni.  Good that you are trying to see the good side of it.  I'm sure your daughter was just doing art like her mommy!   Grin
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« Reply #166 on: May 25, 2012 02:16:52 PM »

Yikes! My 4-year-old has captured and tried to "help" with knitting projects more than once. The results are always, um, unique!
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« Reply #167 on: May 25, 2012 04:38:56 PM »

Oh! So sorry about your painting! Kids just love to be helpful don't they.  I remember when my oldest was little and I was making a huge granny square join as you go and I was so relieved to be almost done. I went to the bathroom to come back and see Quenton cutting it all up! Ahhhhhh!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #168 on: May 25, 2012 04:48:30 PM »

I'm so sad.  I worked on an extra "surprise" item for margiej (and used the same technique/craft to make something for my DD's 10th birthday gift) and although we all followed the directions exactly, the items DID NOT come out like the photos on the box.  They're "nice", but I'm disappointed.

I'll get more crafting done probably on Sunday/Monday.  DD's b'day is tomorrow.
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« Reply #169 on: May 25, 2012 07:03:23 PM »

Happy Birthday to your daughter Miss Barbara!!

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