The kids study famous artists and then do their own interpretation. We were really impressed with Ella's pre-kindergarten classroom. One of these is her interpretation of something by Kandinsky--I think it is the one just above and to the right of her head.
I'm so happy with it. I've decided against painting the door kelly green--our laundry room is quite small. And I think the touches of green on some of the boards are just the perfect pop of color.
We ran a DNA test on my father, using a different company than the one I used. My results were surprising in that there was a high percentage of British. It was a mystery. But check this out:
I've been making a lot of selvage pincushions. So much fun. (Expect to see an extensive post one of these days.) I had made one for my friend, Lauren, and stuffed it with unscented kitty litter rather than crushed walnut shells. Lauren says she is happy with it so far. She sent me this picture of its daily use. Thanks, Lauren. :)