I’m so excited to finally share with all of you our Paint Fight we had for family pictures nearly 2 months ago! I wanted to do this a year ago, but we had just taken our fun at-home pictures, so I have been waiting…it was SO much fun, and I encourage all of you to get out of the “posed picture box” and do something fun!
The reason I keep them hidden is because I get excited at the element of surprise when my friends and loved ones open the Christmas card I send–I don’t want them to have already seen the pictures before the card, so I keep the images under lock. and. key. I’ve heard from several of my closest friends that the cards arrived (and that their girls were very worried about the paint coming out of our hair) so it’s safe to share now. I’m also excited to share about my card design and where I had them printed with a discount code for you, too!
I went to our local Savers thrift shop to buy all white stuff, and got the boys some very light khaki pants. I probably spent $25 total for all of our clothes. I also got handkerchiefs at Hobby Lobby, we were each assigned a color of paint that coordinated with the handkerchief. I made a rosette necklace with mine. We first took some up in the treehouse my husband built over the summer….
…then we ventured to an open field down the street and started to paint. I filled mason jars up with paint, and got some cheap paint brushes. I didn’t tell the kids ahead of time what we were doing…… Continue Reading