Our Father’s Day Craft

I really didn’t know how we were going to top last year’s mug that we made with Avery’s hand print.

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For a long time my mind was blank when it came to thinking about what the girly was going to make for her Daddy for Father’s Day. And then I happened to walk down the craft aisle in Walmart for inspiration and there I saw the t-shirts and thought “that’s it! …we will make a t-shirt”. I still didn’t know what we would put on the t-shirt but I recalled coming across some t-shirt craft using Sharpies so I thought we could just wing it with all the Sharpies we had at home.

But then, once home, I began to think about my husband’s likes and I realized that camouflage is really one of his favourite prints for clothing. And suddenly a light bulb went on … we would make a camouflage inspired t-shirt with Avery’s handprints. We just need some fabric paint in camouflage colours. So, back out to Michael’s we went for the paint. Once home again we had loads of fun doing up this shirt. Who doesn’t love putting paint all over their hands?

And, I think it turned out so fabulously I want one.

And hubby loved it, too. He put it on right away.


Camouflage Inspired Handprint Shirt


A Few More Signs Mostly Inspired by This Time of Year

It is almost June which to me brings forward celebrating dads and preparing for summer days. With that in mind I made the following signs:

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As well, I have been wanting to do this “you make my heart sing” sign for a long time. I often will tell my daughter she makes my heart sing and she just loves to hear that. She will now quite happily say it to me and her dad. She will also tell others that she makes her Mom’s and Dad’s hearts sing. It never ever fails to cheer me up.