Cards? Cards for various events has gotten to be a sore spot because Wife and I are...well let's be nice a call us frugal. Going out and plunking every more money for Hallmark's latest just hasn't sat well. Wife had the idea we should buy a bunch at once and then just keep rotating them. But I came up with the idea that we should channel our inner kindergarten child and make them! Shockingly enough Wife actually thought this was a good idea.
So while dinner was cooking, out came the art supplies. This type of idea works well when one has lots of grandchildren and has various things on hand. Unfortunately with our grandchildren only visiting us rarely because of distance, a lot of our supplies were long past the expiration date. Also unfortunately neither Wife nor I are particularly talented in the graphic arts. But it's all about the participation, right?
Everything laid out and ready for action
What! Your kindergarten never served decade old Bordeaux during drawing time?
Maybe they should have and you'd still be doing art today.
Wife decided to go with the Hallmark inspiration
I on the other hand based my theme on the alchemistic idea of the four elements