Thursday, August 13, 2009

Cue the spooky music!

I noticed a couple of skeletons and other assorted spooky things in stores the last time we were out and about, and realized that YAY! Halloween is only two and a half months away.

Not that I really need an excuse to do something creepy and zombie inspired, so without further ado:

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Take me to Paris...

Plaster of Paris, that is:


We used some beach pail/sand castle molds I picked up at the dollar store, and used them as molds to make castles. My oh so fancy mold-release? Cooking spray that we also picked up at the dollar store.


We'll wait 24 hours for them to completely dry, and then paint and decorate them. (I'm leaning toward a haunted castle look for mine. It's only like two and a half months 'til Halloween, y'know!) We added a squirt of blue tempera paint to the last of the plaster, and put them in little foil stars to make some sidewalk chalk:


And here's some sidewalk chalk work from Bannanarama, whose current obsession with anime has led her to begin learning some of the Japanese language:

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Get down, get down!

The boys and Grandma, playing Raving Rabbids at Great Grandma's house.
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Monday, August 3, 2009

Happiness is...


Brightly colored polymer clay and lots of tools!