Posts tagged #gifts

DAD Portrait: Father's Day 2012

This year for Father's day I wanted to create something special. I went to Michael's and bought these wooden letters D and A... Then I thought get a P and you can do papa too. I took portraits of my little ones with the letters and here is what happened...

I took the picture and turned it black and white with Photoshop. I had to increase the brightness and contrast so it didn't look too dark.
I did this with each letter D, A, D.
The finished product for Dad.... 

Sorry for the picture quality... taken with a phone camera:(
I also did one for my pop. I used the letters PAPA... That's what my daughter calls him:)
I put the pictures on publisher and arranged them so I could print out one big 8x10.

Christmas Ideas

It has been a busy couple of months. In October, I had all these great ideas of what I wanted to accomplish for the Holiday's. I didn't expect to be in the hospital on bed rest, or have a baby so premature. So, I have no time now as I'm drowning in laundry, diapers, dishes. I still dream of the fun ideas.
After some searching around, I would still like to share some of the projects that were on the list.

Homemade Gift
Hot Cocoa in a Jar

I Love things in a jar, especially as gifts. Here is a unique recipe I found for Mexican Hot Cocoa!
Mexican Cocoa Recipe
These marshmellows by Goodhousekeeping are a great addition to this gift!

Another great gift idea I found was from Martha Stewart! Candy Cane Marshmellows!

Christmas Wreaths
I really wanted to create my own wreath this year.
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Wreath tutorials

Christmas cards
Mickey Snowman Cards

Pom Pom Garland
I love this idea and so cute on a tree! I found this here.

I was looking for a way to create our own....
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I thought this was so special! I found this off a blog called A Sorta Fairytale.

Glittered Pinecones!!
I'm obsessed with this!

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by Martha Stewart

That's a few of the many images swimming in my head as I clean the house, make another bottle, change another diaper or peel another apple. Maybe I will get to these next year?