Finally Finished :: Nursery Art Edition

So.

Before Katie was born I started working on a monogram craft for her room. C-M-K. I fully completed the C before Katie arrived. The M was finished but sat downstairs in our family room waiting for the last step (cutting the excess yarn). The K was never started.

Let’s fast forward to Tuesday night when I finally got it done. I used my Silhouette to cut out the C M and K in the Lobster font to fit on an 8.5×11. Then I used floral straight pins with pearl heads to outline the letters on foam core board. After the letters were outlined, I wrapped each letter with yarn.

This was a $0 project for me since I already had all of the supplies. And it really was not labor intensive. I completed the K in about 30 minutes Tuesday night. Enough talking, here’s what I’m talking about.

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Right now they’re hanging out in Katie’s bookcase. Originally I was going to hang these over the bookcase, but now her Animal ABC print is (finally) hung up there.

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The ‘C’ is my favorite.
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Also, I finally got around to hanging the ruffle(ish) wreath I made *ages* ago. It had been been sitting on top of the bookcase but I finally got it up on the closet door.
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Katie loves looking at the artwork in her room, and grabbing at it. Unfortunately the wreath is not quite sturdy enough to stand up to Katie’s man(child?)-handling.

I’m finally starting to feel like I have time to take on new projects. It’s definitely a good feeling after almost 7 months of feeling like my head is barely attached to my body. (although at least once a week I nearly forget my keys when dropping Katie off at daycare).
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