Monday, July 6, 2009

Unplugged Challenge: Container

This week's theme on Unplug Your Kids was "container", so Blaze and I went to Michael's craft store for inspiration and came home with two of these wooden boxes that look like books, which were on clearance for $1.49 each. Blaze has been carrying around a set of recipe cards for about a week now, so his box is going to look like a cookbook and be a storage box for his recipe cards.

Blaze chose red for his "book" cover, which seemed fitting for a cookbook, since two of my favorite cookbooks are red (my sister took a Psychology of Color class once, where the students were taught that red makes people feel hungry).

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After the red acrylic paint dried, Blaze painted the "pages" white.

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Also with the white paint, Blaze used the alphabet stencils to write cook book across the "front cover".

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Finally, it was ready to hold the recipe cards.

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4 comments:

PisecoMom said...

What a neat cookbook! :) We painted wooden boxes this week too.

Dawn said...

That is a very cute cook "book".

Tammy said...

GOOD job, Blaze! I love the colors you chose and the dragon, too.

RunninL8 said...

very cool, Blaze!
And that pizza below looks wonderful!

Crafty Crow