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Fall Fun

I wanted to add something seasonal to my wall of pictures that I could change throughout the year to keep things fresh.

I had two open spaces for 5x7 somethings and some space at the top that could be used to help balance things a bit better. So I headed to my favorite craft store with that in mind.

I came home with some of these in two different sizes:

and these (and more paint colors):

And then I got to work. I started out by painting the canvases all one color. Then I broke out the stencils.

I wanted a mix of words and images, so I added some shapes, too.

What says fall more than leaves? I added a bunch in different colors.

The three square canvases turned out pretty well, if I do say so myself.

I also had those 5 x 7 canvases. After painting and gluing the letters, they ended up looking like this:

A nice little project that I'll be able to repeat when Winter rolls around.

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Mommy work.
Daddy work.
Ru work.

One of the most common refrains around here lately. That and

Mommy nap.
Daddy nap. 

Note, Ru doesn't nap.