About a month ago, my friend Laura sent me a picture of a painting she had found online made by an artist names Shelley Levis of sowandipity.com (you can see a picture of it here). She asked me if I could make something similar for her not-yet-decorated nursery (she is due in April). I told her I would be glad to but that if she wanted, I could also show her how to make it herself.
This past Saturday, we got together to do just that. My sister came too. We were a bit worried about the weather as the news reports were warning of a major winter storm on the way. The morning sunrise looked like this:
They arrived about 9 a.m. and the snow didn't start until noon. Here's how it looked outside while we were playing inside.
Here are some of the work-in-progress photos: