Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Rainy Day Thoughts

Rain, rain, please skidattle... I don't live in Seattle!

It's been raining here for a few days now and although I know I'm not supposed to whine and complain because we can really use the moisture, I am ready for sunshine!

But here's a little ray of sunshine for you. Meet Ava! She's totally loving the rain. She's out there dancing and singing and having a blast. Now, I'm not one to go dance and sing in the rain too often. When the skies turn gray and the rain is coming down soft and steady I'm ready to grab a good book and blanket. Or I like to write. Journal my thoughts, ideas, funny things I hear my kids say. So Ava helped me dress up this adorable notebook. I found these on clearance at Wal-Mart. They are called Hot Chocolate and a way fun line of notebooks, pens, address books and other things. So I didn't have to cover this notebook at all. I went with the polka dots (one my favorite things!) and pulled from their great colors. Fast and fun project. I hope you like it and I hope you try it.

You can find Ava and lots of her friends here.

Oh! And Happy Cinco de Mayo!!

8 Encouraging Thoughts:

~*Joni said...

Oooh hot chocolate and a rainy day - what a great combo! :D These colors are so fun, they almost made me forget the dreariness outside my window right now. I love how you made it into a journal and color coordinated her to the polkas! I only wish my hair looked that good after being in the rain. haha!

Anonymous said...

Perfect image and sentiment for an altered notebook!!! Great job!

DG said...

I love the colors in this! They are so bright and cheery especially for a rainy day. I have to say solid bright bold colors are my style and I LOVE this journal. Excellent Job! :)

Tenia Nelson said...

Awesome journal!!!

Janet said...

great job! this is awsome!

Mandy said...

This is SO fun..I love the polka dots and the colors of the notebook. Great!!!

Maria said...

Me too! rain go away. We had to cut the grass twice already with in the last four days.

Valerie said...

your card is cute! I just love this image she's so cute!

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