Last week we made some photo blocks. We glued the photos to wood scrap and/or toy wooden blocks with YES paste and then covered them with 3 coats of gloss Mod Podge. Then the sides were painted.
We got this idea from my mom, who made a bunch of lovely photo blocks with family photos and beeswax using Courtney's video. Ours were done spontaneously, we didn't even take the time to melt beezwax, we just used what was in the craft cupboard. The girls used photos from the instaprints we just got. I am so happy I got these, they have already been mailed, altered, and traded, so I probably will not order them as magnets just so they are more versatile. For this last block, I used Maui photos printed from my printer and gave it to Grammie on mother's day.
- I'm excited to be going to International Quilt Market this weekend here in Portland. That will be awesome.
- I finished The Great Gatsby and am so happy I re-read it. It was beautifully written and now I feel all ready to see the movie, although I know great liberties were taken. I loved Moulin Rouge to death, as over-the-top as it was. I'm also pretty excited for the new Star Trek, which my brother will take me to for my birthday next week, so he can fill me in on all things I miss when watching these movies. I get confused easily. I blame the editing. Like the last one, Red matter . . what?