Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Father's Day Survival Kit

For Father's Day I decided to alter my very first item: a formula can. :) I thought it would be a good container for the mini-album I made for my husband. I liked the idea of being able to treasure the container that we used to feed the baby as we celebrated the greatness of my husband's first Father's Day as a father. I found a list of things that could be added to the can in order to make it a genuine survival kit at the link labeled Inexpensive and Cute Ideas under the Scrappy Resources of this blog. It goes as follows:

Father’s Day Survival Kit

· Rubberband: Be flexible; things might not always go the way you want.

· Band-Aid: To heal hurt feelings, either yours or someone else's.

· Eraser: To erase the mistakes you will make along the way.

· Hershey's Kisses: for when you've given all of yours away and you need some back.

· Toothpick: Pick your battles; not every battle is worth fighting.

Mini-Album: To remind you of all the special moments we have shared

My husband thought it was a great gift and I had a blast making it. :) I also had the opportunity of teaching a class on this project on June 14, 2008 at A Womb's View. All the ladies were able to walk out with a beautiful gift to give to the father's in their life, along with the knowledge of creating something easy and fun that they can apply to any other project. I am excited to say that the class was just the first of many that will be starting next month. I will keep you all updated as to what we do together and I will be posting the pictures of this first class soon. Maybe you can all join me for the next one.

"If you make the Most High your dwelling— even the LORD, who is my refuge- then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent." (Psalm 91: 9-10)

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