Friday, June 3, 2011


Last weekend, the kids and I got creative. Well, they got creative. I just facilitated. We went to the local hardware store and picked up some terra cotta planters. Annika picked out some purple plants for the new planters.

When we got home, I pulled out the craft kit, put newspaper all over our laundry room floor (mind you, that didn't stop painted footprints from winding up on the floor, but it did help a bit), and let the kids go to town painting their planters. After they were done, I took the planters outside and sprayed them with clear coat, so the paint could withstand our famous Seattle rain.

The next day, Annika and I donned our garden gloves and planted the pretty purple plants (like the alliteration??) that Annika picked out. Our deck looks much prettier now!

Thanks, Sara, for the great craft idea!!

Annika's planter

Conor's planter

1 comment:

Sara said...

They look great!