Thursday, July 23, 2009

Blowing Bubbles....

During the school year, I kept a pretty tight circle of blog friends.... Not so much because of some underlying anti-social personality disorder but simply because it takes time to visit and read and chat....

But during the summer months, I get to spend a little more time drifting about and have discovered some fun and quirky, colorful and comforting, artful and beautiful blogs. Today, I called my daughter over to look at Katie Sokoler's Color Me Katie site, where we were quick to find inspiration. Particularly when we found this post.

As soon as my daughter saw Katie's creation, she said she wanted to create a bubble picture of her own. So, she got busy locating round objects, gathering paper, pencil, paints, and scissors.... And began making her own bubbles....


Then we looked for just the right place to take the picture. Living room? No... It was too big. Sunroom? No... It was too small. Hannah's room? Yes... It was just right! Even though It took a little rearranging of furniture to make it happen....



Katie has many more inspiring works.... In fact, we're thinking about doing this in a nearby shopping district before school starts back.

Ahhh. Summer blogging.... It's more than a pasttime, it's inspirational fun!

8 comments:

Monica said...

I'm so happy you've found some fun and nifty ways to finish off your summer! I love the mother/daugther projects!

Mummy McTavish said...

That looks great! So glad you are having some relaxing fun before it's back to school for both of you! I'm pretty sure the teachers need it more than the students!

queenoftheclick said...

What a great photograph you two created!

Sorry you have to go back to school so early! I can't imagine having to return before September.


You have such a creative and fun job! Eighth grade students are a lot of fun to teach. I teach computers to middle school students in a gifted school.

Bethany said...

I stopped over from another blog-- I don't remember which but I'm doing some blog hopping too...another teacher! ;)

Such a cool project- enjoy the rest of your summer!

beth said...

katie is amazing when it comes to inspiration...and she almost always makes me laugh !

Jeanne said...

I can't even begin to tell you how many blogs I follow with Google Reader hehe. One will take me to another and another. Then there's meme's like Mary's Mosaic Monday that's intrroducing me to more. I found the "What's Up" in my bloggy travels. Glad you find inspiration from it as well. Now I'll be going off to see this blog you found. lol

Candace said...

I love that you and your daughter can enjoy blogging together! I just started doing it after I had Laurel for a way to keep family informed of what was going on, but I want to start getting more creative with mine. I LOVE yours!!

Blog hopping is fun, but can be addictive!! I can spend Laurel's entire nap time on her and facebook if I'm not careful.

Silver said...

Hey that turns out really nice!