The hard part about trying to do a crafty thing each day is materials. I can't afford to go to the craft store for each day's project, but I do want to make things with Eli that are worth the effort, so I have to be creative with what I want to make. For instance, I wanted to make this hand tree, but I certainly didn't have the right fabric. So, I rummaged through my craft boxes and amongst the "strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff" I decided I could do the same thing with a canvas I bought on sale at Joann's months ago and scraps of scrapbook paper. (Coincidentally, I recently met the wife of Leonard Lipton's biological son - RANDOM.)
Our first go at the hand tree was for a postcard exchange that we are participating in. It was pretty rudimentary, but we had fun making it.
The second time we used Mod Podge, and cut up the background paper to be a little more scrappy. Eli passed me the leaves and I put them on. I love hand print art! Here it is: