Sunday, August 25, 2013

Having Fun With Mod Podge

Afternoon all my blogging friends.  Here I am on Sunday afternoon, starting my second week of holidays.  Last week was so much fun for us.  We took a four day family vacation to Ottawa.  What a great time we had.  So much walking.  There are so many sights to see, you just can't take them all in.  We did manage to see the Spark St, War Museum, Byward Market, Rideau Centre.  On our last day we had headed out to the Aviation Museum where there was a Star Wars Exhibition.  When we arrived we were parked way out in the overflow parking, and none of us wanted to fight large crowds.  So we opted for shopping at a costume store for Sam, and headed home.

Yesterday Randy and Sam were up at 5am to head off to Toronto for Fan Exbo.  Sam had a great time dispite the large crowds.  Meeting some of the cast from Walking Dead, and having her picture taken with Chewboca from Star Wars. While they were away Grant and I spent our day doing things he liked.  A walk around the local Farmers Market, where we didn't find anything of interest.  We then spent a couple hours at Scales Nature Park, looking a snakes, turtles, tortoise, lizards.  A trip to Michaels was my favorite.  Then off to Lost World Reptile to replace a rock we had purchased to Eunice that was too big.  We ended up coming home with a new gecko, a male that looked similar to the male we lost.  This little guy is nearly full grown and you can handle him, which gives Grant more incentive to handle Eunice.

 While I was browsing around Michaels I came across molds made by Mod Podge.  You use their glue sticks in any mini hot glue gun.  Wait 5 minutes and pop them out of the molds.  You can then paint them any way you want. 

I painted the flowers with acrylic paints, and the leaf with a sharpie marker. I even added a little jewel to one flower.  You can then use them as embellishments for your cards and scrapbook pages.

happy crafting

dee ;o)


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