He also makes models out of boxes that are supposed to be in the recycling bin, clay, play doh, rocks, legos, pillows from my sofas, wire hangers, string, food, etc.
And now, we are blessed with one major piece of artwork a week that is sent home from school, not to mention the hundreds of random papers that come via. backpack express into my kitchen for display.
So, who am I to tell him to stop creating Art? I would never! But, it has come to the point that I am starting to not think that every piece of artwork is "display worthy."
Don't judge me, you know what I mean!! Seriously, how many sheets of paper with a star can I put on the fridge?
Anyway, thanks to some amazing blogs that I
Check out At Second Street for a tutorial on this Hand Tree.
This "hand tree" is made from fabric scraps
The next morning, I wasn't happy about the edges of the burlap, as it barely covered the canvas, and it was fraying. So, I asked my super cute husband if he could make a simple frame with scrap wood around the canvas. And he did...2 weeks later. Then, super cute husband asked if I wanted the wood painted or stained. I requested stain, but he heard, "go to Home Depot and buy paint and paint it brown," because painting is easier then staining... But, I didn't complain! Actually, I was so appreciative of him for helping with the project, and surprising me by painting the frame himself.
The best thing is that this piece of Art work, is a one of a kind piece, that was created by our family of 3!
What do you think?
I love how the fabric of the hand matches my Pier 1 curtains!!