First off I made Lyida a chair! I've been wanting to get one for her for the longest time now since she sit's in every small chair she can find at any of her friends houses. She loves having one just her size and I knew she would love to have one of her own. But as I started my search for one I was quickly disappointed by how expensive they are, even ones at consignment stores (which looked kind of dirty as well). So as I was boucing sweet emree to sleep on my new yoga ball I saw an empty costco size diaper box just lying on the floor and I thought to myself.... "Self?" "Yes" "You should totally make your own little chair out of that diaper box!" "That is a great idea McCall!"
So that's how it started...
As you can see it may not last that very long, we will see how long the cardboard and glue can hold out. But I started by putting the cut diaper box on top of another box, using tape to hold it together. Then to stable out the sides I used some old books that we won't be reading for awhile at least... We had an old pillow that I could use for the cushion and some pink and green fabric I had laying around.
So.... with the use of some scotch tape, a glue gun, and some yarn, Lydia finally has her chair!
It makes me so happy to see her sitting in it, which she does quite often and I love how it literally cost me nothing, by just using things I had around the house and a little creative juice.
I'm a little proud of it if you can't already tell...so just wanted to share what I've been up to lately along with taking care of two sweet and sometimes crazy emotional girls. :)
Oh... JD wanted me to post this to see if anyone could guess what it is. So can anyone guess?
Here is the finished project!
The second project that i have been working on I got from Pinterest.. It's just scrapbook paper and some cloth in a painted over frame and each day you can write on the glass with a dry erase marker what you love about your spouse, then wipe it off and write something else. I would have written something on it for the photo but we don't have a black dry erase marker quite yet.