Sunday, May 5, 2013

Designer Crafts Connection - Dreams and Wishes

The DCC theme for May is Dreams and Wishes.  There's a little rhyme that keeps popping in my head:  "I wish I may, I wish I might, wish upon a star tonight".  Did I get that right..  It's always fun to make a wish, even if you know it might never come true.

It's my birthday today, so we had a traditional birthday cake (Bavarian Forest) with its traditional candle - the number "8" because it looks like the sign for infinity (but mainly because hubby forgot to get some new ones).  Each year when I blow out the candle I always wish to be around for my next birthday.  I've been pretty lucky so far, but I know that one of these years my luck will run out - hopefully not any time soon.

A couple of years ago my granddaughter "wished" to go to Disney World to see her favourite princesses and Tinkerbell.  Who could resist that, so off we went.  I took tons of photos of course and created this plaque for her room.  Some time later, I had an opportunity to create some projects for Michaels.com and this is one that is currently being featured.  Everything I used was purchased at my local store and you can find the instructions here: http://www.michaels.com/Wish-Upon-A-Star/29074,default,pd.html?cgid=projects-generalcrafts-woodcrafting&start=20
 

It was really quite simple.  I covered the inside of the plaque with scrapbook paper, painted the edge and a small wood star yellow and the letters white then added glitter before gluing them in place.  

The plaque now hangs in her room, witness to the fact the wishes do sometimes come true.  May all your wishes come true too.  Use the "hop forward" on the DCC logo in my sidebar to see what other designers came up with.  Enjoy! Y'all come back now.........

Yours truly,
Julie :)

KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON CRAFTING!

2 comments:

  1. What a cute project! Thank you for sharing it and the story behind it. "Wishing" you a great day!

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