Curly Crafty Mom: Patty Cakes, Part 2 (2 years later!)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Patty Cakes, Part 2 (2 years later!)

I am not sure if any of my blog readers remember this, but while I was on my maternity leave with Autumn, I worked on making patty cakes for the kids. Here is the link to that blog post from January 2009, Patty Cakes - Part 1.

Well, 2 years later... we FINALLY got around to painting them! Which is great, because... I doubt Autumn could have painted hers back then! And, Nathan hated painting back then... it was too messy!


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Here are the supplies... Acrylic paints, Spray Epoxy, paint brushes and the patty cakes themselves


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Nathan's hand over his patty cake


Autumn-hand
Autumn's hand over her patty cake


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The kids squirting their paint into the glass bowls. They almost enjoyed this as much as painting the patty cakes themselves!


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The kids loved painting them



I might get some watercolors out next for the kids, they really focused and had fun painting


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Here is a closeup of Autumn's. She did a really good job!


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Here are the finished patty cakes! I wrote their name and age on each one. After they dried, I sprayed the clear epoxy on them and it set the paint and gave them a little bit of a shine. I should post a picture of my old patty cake that my Mom helped me make from when I was little. They are such great keepsakes!
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