Friday, June 19, 2015

Summer of Color 5 and Paint Party Friday

What a busy week it's been here too. The Granddaughters came to visit and we had a great time in spite of the rain. 
We did some art and a lot of different things. I was having so much fun with the art that I forgot to take pictures while and after :( 
I did get my SOC  piece done though and here it is...
....we got out the gelli plate and made a whole bunch of cool prints. This one I glued to a journal page and yes there is only two pinks and an orange there. It just didn't scan well. They used some of their prints to make their dad awesome Father's Day cards. 
I worked on one of my wood blocks....
....and then we tie dyed :) ...

We walked in the rain and checked out the gardens and the creek. Which was too high and moving too fast to play in this time :( 
We mixed herbal teas and filled tea bags for them and for Grandma.
...and we drummed....
 ...she got super excited when she was told she got to keep one of the drums for herself... :) 
....and now all is quiet again in the house since the went home and grandma get to start emptying out the master bath as demolition and remodel starts on Monday. YES!!!!!
So it will be a busy weekend too. I also still have to switch out the spare room and the craft room so the youngest can move back in while looking for a new house. 
Always something going on here. 
Random Thought's for today...

Don't forget to click on the buttons on my Sidebar to check out great things at 
Summer of Color 5
Paint Party Friday 


  1. Your SOC art is so pretty. I know the g'daughters must have loved to see all that pink! It sounds like you all had a wonderful togetherness time.

  2. haha, love that inner piece quote :-D
    Great work for SOC, and it looks like you had lots of fun with your granddaughters. It's great when you can do creative projects together. Would love to see those tie-dyes ....

  3. Before I forget, I think you should put your "youngest" to work helping switch those two rooms. After all, youth is for more than good looks.

    I had a hard time getting my colors right for this week's SOC entry. I know what they look like in person, but on the computer screen they look much different.

    Drumming, splashing in the rain, tie dyeing, and helping make tea bags was a guarantee that those two will be back soon. So nice that one of the drums found a new home, too.

    What size is your wood block? Mine is about 12" X 11 3/4" X 1". Your lovely lady looks like she might have fit the SOC colors this week.

  4. WOW! What a fun grandma you are! I want to come to your house to play!!!! And I absolutely love the beautiful work of art that you made with this week's colors and your gelli plate!

  5. How fun it must be at your house! Good luck on the remodel! xo

  6. Oh wow! You've been busy! Love the butterfly! patsy

  7. Love the beautiful butterfly for SOC. You have had a really busy week, and it sounds like fun with the grandchildren. Getting the bathroom done will also be a big job. Take care of yourself! Hugs, Valerie

  8. I love the beautiful butterfly you did for SOC. It is so nice that you are getting to spend time being creative with your grandchildren. I hope you go slow on the week, take care of yourself, and get everything you need to done!

  9. sounds a fabulous day and love your butterfly with the soc colours

  10. Glad you had so much fun with your Grands! Maybe the rain is done for a bit now!

  11. I love all the arty fun you are having with your g daughters and it looks like they are loving it! I enjoy going to drum circles now and then but don't own a drum of my own-yet:) Lovely SOC entry. Good luck with the remodeling too. Wonderful random thoughts!

  12. What a great homey post Carol. I really enjoyed looking at the photos of your grandchildren and loved your SOC piece. Send us rain, we need it here. Nice to see you building memories. Take care and good luck on the remodel.

  13. Oh what a plethora of fun at Grandmas house!! Love everything you did with them...they must just love coming there! Do we get to see those shirt eventually!! Can't wait! Awesome soc too!! Happy hard....

    Hugs Giggles