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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Painting with Chives

Maya was sitting on the front porch and observed that our chives looked like little purple paint brushes. 




So we picked a few of those "paint brushes" to see if they would work. 



And they did.
I must warn you that it took quite a few chives to paint an entire page because they weren't real sturdy, and it took me a while to figure out it was my kids stinky hands that smelt bad, and not me. I was beginning to think my "imaginary deodorant" wasn't working any more.

4 comments:

Karen said...

That is really neat - and really funny about the stink.

Jennifer said...

This is adorable.

MAYBELLINE said...

Try letting the blossoms dry out.

marisa said...

Great idea, thanks for the tip.