7 hours ago
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
I was blessed with two beautiful, healthy, funny, kind, and very creative children. At an early age I let them "do crafts" every day. I say crafts because I don't know what else to call them. I guess you could say I let them make "messes". I never really believed that we should show our kids "what" to make but give them the materials and see what they create. It has been fun to watch and see how each of their talents have grown over the years. Zoe, my oldest, who is now 13 (boy, do I feel old) created her version of a Picasso when she was just 5, sold her first painting at 8, and now spends her free time sketching clothing designs that she has created. Rowan, my youngest, who is now 9 shows her creativity in different ways. Yes, she can draw well. I always can pick her art work out in class before I read the names. But the way she shows her creativity is by finding unusual ways to use things. She has the ability to turn any piece of garbage into something pretty neat. She also has recently taken up photography. Any animal, rodent or bug that comes into our yard gets it's picture taken.
Here are a few of my favorites.
If you are ever in Milford, OH...
come see my booth that I share with my friend Brenda.
The Mercantile Mall
100 & 104 Main Street
Milford, Ohio 45150