I can't say I was too successful in the making valentines department today. But I was very successful in making a mess and laughing a lot so that part was good. We all know that is the part that really matters, anyway. I wanted to make a special card for my friend who always meets me for a cup of hot chocolate and gossip. I gathered the images and paints I wanted to use and started to get to work. I squirted out some bright red and even brighter yellow paints and started painting. Call the sun in the dead of the night...And the sun's gonna rise in the sky...Holly Holy...
Before I knew it, the paint was dry and it was time to add the lettering. I got out my favorite rub-on letter sheets and started spelling out my words. I was singing, the breeze was coming in, the cookies were being eaten, and I did not realize that my rub-on lettering was resting in a wet glob of red paint. Every time I moved the sheet of letters as I put the words down, it dragged red paint with it. When I realized what was going on, I did what any great artist would do in a tragedy of this proportion: I took a picture of my mess. Then, I grabbed my secret weapon (a baby wipe ) and tried my hardest to wipe away the excess red paint-which wiped away parts of my rubbed-on (now rubbed-off) letters. I better put this card in an envelope before anything else can happen to it.
One card down, many more to go.
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