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Sunday, October 24, 2010

I finally have something to add !!!!

With teaching school, taking kids to soccer practice, coaching Jr. High cheerleaders, and watching my son playing football, I have little time for my crafts.



Crafting gives a sense of peace. Doing your own thing, creating your own world.



This is what I got to do one evening when I had a spare 30 minutes.



Before school started, I was asked to paint a old chalk board in our teacher's lounge. So of course, I said yes. At the time I thought I was crazy. I was spending more time in there painting than getting my classroom ready. However, everything came together as usual. I'm glad I did it. It turned out great. My inspiration came from a Mary Engelbreit teacher's planning book.



My son participated in a food show for 4H today. We were to bring a gift for the four judges. At the last minute, I purchased 4 jars from Wally World. I cut some of my scrapbook paper and glued it on. Threw on a few embellishments and it was done. Added some candy and I think it turned out pretty good.




I am joining ME Monday over at Cherry Chick... check it out here!!!

4 comments:

Cindy said...

Oh Erin I love the picture frame..Please enter this Thursday over on my new blog.."Mornin Glories" I think they would sale. I love the flowers you did on them. I tried some a while back..yeah..I am a dunce when it comes to those things..lol
Welcome back..I know you must be tired with all the stuff you do..enjoy and get some rest!!

Hugs Cindy from Rick-Rack and Gingham

AshTreeCottage said...

That's a cute and inspiring board for your teacher's lounge! Happy ME Monday.

Love,
Susan and Bentley

Kim said...

The flowers on your frame are so M.E. Nice job.

Genie said...

I LOVE YOUR CHALKBOARD PAINTING!!!! I have M.E. stuff hanging on the walls in my room, too. The kids like it so much. You did such a great job with you painting. My son came to my room years ago and did a Degas chalk drawing on the blackboard. I sprayed it with fixative so it would not come off. It stayed there for years and years.g

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