Friday, September 18, 2009

Halloween, Watches and Hair Bands, Oh My!!

While Carly, our one and only grandbaby who is visiting from Colorado this week, was busy visiting her great-grandmother in Mesa . . .

And out in the pool swimming with her very handsome grandpa . . .
Her mother, (my oldest child), and I dusted off our craft genes and made an attempt to be creative. (I promise, Camille was having much more fun than this picture indicates.) We turned the kitchen table in to "craft central" for a two day craft bonanza.

My friend Jenny had given me a lavender watch face several months ago so I decided to make a band to go with it. (Watch on the right) It actually has dark lavender stones on it. I then decided to make a band for a watch face Camille had as well. Hers is black and silver. I thought both turned out really cute, so now we can't wait to wear them!

We then pulled out the scrapbook paper, paint and Modge Podge and made this cute little Halloween decoration. I am going to hang mine on a dowel attached to wire and tie a big bow on the top, but I haven't gotten that far yet.

And lastly, we made cute little head bands and clips for our respective "babies" Here is my baby, Michelle, with a pink flower in her hair, made to match Carly's head band. Luckily Michelle didn't mind playing along and dressing in pink.


Camille and Carly return to Colorado tomorrow and we are so very sad!! (Although we know Dave the Dad is very much looking forward to their return.) It has been such a great week having them here to play with. It has also been fun to see what a good mom Camille is! It just makes me smile every time I see her changing a diaper or making a new batch of baby food!!
Thanks for coming and spending this time with us. Dave--thanks for letting them come!! We are now counting down the days until you come back!

8 comments:

Shannon said...

I think your watches look great. Enjoy them! Mine broke at youth conference. It didn't occur to me to try making my own. I'll have to think about that.

Hope my kiddos turn out as sweet as yours seem. Thanks for the input. I really appreciate it. This is new territory, after all!

Momza said...

Looks like a load of fun with you girls!
The BOO thingy is way cute too! It's inspired me to get out my Fall stuff this weekend!
And babies...well, you know how I feel about babies...and your little one is perfect.

Jenny-Jenny said...

Good success on the crafts!! I'm glad you had fun!

JUST ME, THE MOM said...

Simply amazing projects - and so cute! Love the little mom / baby matching hair pieces. What great photos of your fun times together.

Kristin

Xazmin said...

Love the watches! I'm so glad you got to have some fun family time together. Fall crafting is the best!

The Ballstaedt's said...

I am so impressed! I love your watches.
oh yes, when we got the family pictures back, that's what I said, since joel has lost weight he really looks like Rock.

Terri said...

oh how fun! I like your BOO thing, I want to make one I will have to get the instructions. I am glad you got to spend some time with Camille.

Marilyn said...

Wow, you were very close to my house when you went to visit g-grandma! I'm glad to see that she is still here with us. I live a little further east (east of Deeny)