st. patricks day


i love to use the kids' handprints to make things.  
i'm happy that i'll have a keepsake like this to look at every year!
i bought 3 wooden circles at hobby lobby.
i covered them with scrapbook paper, used paint for the handprints and then drew the shamrock on with a brown sharpie.  i then used mod podge, sanded the edges and used distress ink around the edges.  next, i hot glued the circles to ribbon and added stickers.

ella had to make a leprechaun trap for school, so we decided to make one for delaney at home too.  the leprechauns were too tricky and got away, but they made a big mess and left us a treasure to find!

above and below you can see the leg warmers i made using women's knee socks.
this was so easy and i think they look so cute.  
at target you can get knee socks for $2-$5!
i learned how to do it from:  http://sewingdork.blogspot.com/2009/10/diy-legwarmers-and-giveaway.html
(his shirt says "I'm a McCutie"!)


we also made rainbow cupcakes topped with a whip cream cloud.
i saw this idea in family fun magazine, but also saw the directions here:
http://www.ourbestbites.com/2009/05/cupcakes.html



8 comments:

fawnda said...

Those are so cute! I love hand prints too! : )

Jessica Hills said...

Wow that cupcake is amazing! I love it! Thanks for posting at Favorite Things Friday!

Stacey @ Fun to Craft said...

These turned out amazing!! I am loving that st patty's day keepsake. So great!! Thanks for sharing at Spring has Sprung at Fun to Craft. Feel free to stop by the party again!

Lori said...

Love it!

Thanks for joining Get Your Craft On Thursday at Life As Lori... Please join me next week for another great party!

lilsteck12 said...

those are some cute kids! BTW... you make us look bad with how awesome you are at this stuff

Andy Porter said...

Look at all your fun craftiness!! Those cupcakes are so much fun!! Totally jumped to the top of my to do list!!

Thanks for linking to Creative Cats last week!

XOXO,
Andy

Amanda said...

What little cuties you have, and those cupcakes rock! Thanks for visiting me today :)

michelle b @ every little thing said...

awesome cupcakes!!! thanks for the follow! following you back!
gorgeous kiddies!
xoxo

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