I'm so excited! I had to keep it a secret until today but now I get to tell. I entered my piano into a DIY contest on the QC Design School Facebook page a few weeks ago and found out on Monday that I was chosen to be one of the 5 finalists. The winner gets a new Fujifilm digital camera. However, the person who wins will be the person who's project gets the most votes on Facebook. So, pretty please vote for my turquoise piano on their FB page. Click on this link http://www.facebook.com/QCDesign?sk=app_95936962634 then "vote now," and then vote for the piano. THANKS!
the my 11th DIY decor day of Christmas: Glass Block Nativity. I learned about this project four years ago from my mom. Her church group did it as an activity and she got one for me and my sister-in-law to do too. Then last year I was in charge of the same sort of activity with my own church group and I decided to make them.
You need three glass blocks (I used one 8x8x4 and two 6x8x4 blocks). You can get them at almost any craft store but they are kind of pricey, even with coupons, so I just got mine at Lowe's. The difference is that those at the craft store have a hole in the bottom and you can put lights inside, which is pretty cool but not enough for me to pay 3 times what it cost at Lowe's, ya know?
Here they are before the nativity is finished. I guess the wise men don't know which way to go because there isn't a baby yet. I just want to tell them that He'll be in the center! Don't leave!
I had a friend cut out the vinyl because I don't have any of the machines that do that kind of thing. I think she drew it herself but there are some apps (or whatever they're called -- again, I don't have a machine) with the nativity.
All you do is peel it off and stick it on the glass.
And now everyone knows which way to go.
Have a great day and please please please vote for my piano!!!
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