Friday, January 23, 2015

Bow Ties are Cool!

Miss V is a Whovian!  For Christmas she got lots of new Doctor Who things including Tardis lights.  I had no idea how we were going to hang them.  We tried command hooks but the walls are textured and they popped off.  Monkey hooks don't work well on our exterior walls.  So finally I thought of just a simple curtain rod.  The only problem, it just didn't look "finished".

Then I had a brilliant idea to finish the edges with red bow ties and luckily enough I had purchased a while ago a remnant at Hobby Lobby .  I found a great no sew tutorial on Pinterest (The link is now gone)....

They came out cute and Miss V loves them!

Bible Blast to the Past Vacation Bible School

It is January so that means it is time to start planning Vacation Bible School.  This year (again) we are using Standard Publishing's kit.  The theme is Bible Blast to the Past.

One of my favorite things to do is make samples of the crafts or mission projects.

The first one I tried was the Burning Bush Collage.

Tissue Paper in black, red, orange and yellow
Plastic cup
Mod Podge and a bit of water
Paint Brushes
Little battery operated tea light from the dollar store

It came out really cute, but I think I would make the black look more like branches.  Using water to thin the Mod Podge helped it dry really quick.