On Saturday,I did not doubt the fun to be had. She planned a craftaploosa. She found three great crafts (that she found on pinterest, got to love pinterest). She invited friends and family. And being the organized super mom that she is, set up organized craft zones, pre-practiced the crafts, and simplified the crafts. Once again, I am not going to reinvent the wheel, but I do want to tell you what we did to prepare and some of the things we tried that didn't work out. So, to start off, we did the snowflakes from toilet paper roll ornaments. Here is the inspiration and the website we tried to copy.
Also, I obviously suck at cutting paper because my 5 pieces were not the same size which made it look like a 4 year old made the ornament. I will still put it on my tree though. As you can see we added a little something to the middle. We did this because after assembling our practice ornament, it was not looking very good in the middle. So we decided to add something to cover up the middle. But, the lesson learned here is, you can never have too much glitter.
The second thing we worked on was the glittery ornaments. Here is the inspiration and the website we copied.
|Brooke pouring the Mop N Glo into the ornament and swirling it around|
|gotta let it drip out|
|Adding a TON, TON, TON of Glitter. The important word here is TON|
|some of our completed ornaments.|
|this one had the bigger blue flecks and the smaller black flecks of glitter combined|
website we got it from.
Our berries were a little bit bigger, and poor Brooke cut each berry off of the branch the night before. So, 3 hours and a blister later she had
I would definitely say that Brooke's Craftapaloosa was a success! If anyone wants to do something crafty with friends and family, this would be a perfect idea. Oh and the best part was the food! Brooke made one dish and asked everyone to bring one brunch type of food! Unfortunately, I didn't think about taking pictures of the food, but trust me it was so yummy!
Has anyone else out there done a craftapaloosa? If so, what type of crafts did you do?