Practice Run

It’s Sunday morning.  The house is quiet.  No dotes around to wake me up and demand entertainment. No excuse to spend the morning making pancakes and watching cartoons.


In the interests of good summer preparation and a heartfelt dedication to the research of dote-friendly activities I’ve spent the morning playing with a t-shirt and my neon paint (*squee). So many options to try – stencil print? PVA glue relief painting? freehand? (⇐oh cod, no) but a little voice tells me simple is best if I’m really doing this for the dotes.  So me and my pencil have been busy.

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Neon Lights

There’s a lampshade in the playroom that’s never had style.  It’s white and plain and functional. Totally unacceptable for a room that has play in its title.

New neon acrylic paints burning a hole in my pocket, it was time to take this lampshade in hand.

1097797_10151590744915749_1687017845_oPrevious lampshade form involved combining cocktail umbrellas with a paper lantern to rapturous applause.

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