Saturday, September 25, 2010

Gift for My Daughter's 7th Birthday

One of my daughters recently turned 7, and had seen an ad in the Walmart flyer for a notebook that she really wanted. Um, it was $2.50 for a little 70 sheet notebook, and well, I would have gotten it, but it turns out they were all out when we had the money for it anyway. Soooo, I had kept the sales flyer, and decided to draw it for her instead. The picture on the flyer was really tiny, but this is how it turned out:

I took the drawing I had made & glued it to a plain notebook and taped around the edges with clear, packaging tape:


Inside front cover of the notebook:

To make it even more special, I cut out & glued on pretty pictures I thought my daughter would like, on the inside & back covers of her notebook:



She said it was even more special because I had made it, which was what I was hoping for!

6 comments:

  1. how beautiful Emily! you did a great job!

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  2. You are talented. This is wonderful! Love the art! Are you seeing talent in any of your children yet? Im sure you will. A gift from God. Thank you for sharing these, I look to forward to seeing more!

    Blessings, Mrs. Q!

    Rejoicing in Him, Patrizia

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  3. Thank you, Patrizia! Yes, most of the children are very creative and seem to be talented in this area as well, though I don't know what is "normal" at their ages.

    Thanks for stopping by,
    Mrs. Q

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  4. I really enjoyed reading the posts on your blog. I would like to invite you to come on over to my blog and check it out. God bless, Lloyd

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  5. Lloyd, thanks for visiting! I will take a look at your blog.
    Blessings,
    Mrs. Q

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