Now for the next edition of Christmas vacation.
As part of the grand-children’s Christmas gifts,
Grandpa built bird houses for them
and Grandma organized an afternoon of painting.
We all went out to Grandpa’s garage and what fun they had!
First order of business was to put a coat of gray paint on.
This didn’t go too badly. We were prepared for the worst and were pleasantly surprised at how smoothly it went. 🙂
It was a grand thing I tell you, splashing around in that paint.
Some had little brushes and some had big ones.
It was a good thing these guys had smaller ones,
they dipped often and went pretty heavy with the paint.
Of course there were others that tried to go heavy with the paint
on things that shouldn’t be painted.
I was kind and didn’t return the favor.
(Mainly because I didn’t want my entire face painted)
Aleigha wasn’t making very much progress and Mr Fast Lance was done already so he volunteered to help her.
This one is related to her Uncle in more ways then one.
Grandma and Grandpa did a bunch of supervising.
After they all had a coat of gray paint,
we let them dry for an hour and then came back to add some color.
Some painted pretty birds and flowers.
And others just tried to cover up every hole on their box.
We’re just hoping birds aren’t scared of color.
This was the most precious thing.
She was painting away and she says,
“See that yellow.That’s Jesus on the cross!”
After they were all done and were ready to take a picture,
we discovered Madison had already left to take a shower.
So here are the happy painters, minus Madison.
Now don’t you all wish you had grandparents
who built you bird houses to paint? 🙂
Thank you Grandpa and Grandma for your hard work and patience with this gang. These kids will remember this for a long time. We love you.