pattern play

June 17, 2015

pattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playpattern playWe took some basics from Old Navy, these sneakers and this swing dress, and added simple patterns to them. We just used black fabric paint and the girls were quite giddy about painting on some of the clothes! Everyday, they are always asking for projects to work on. So far summer has been all about lots of play and projects and no one has contested that. We have yet to turn to our iPad, though I’m sure there will be plenty of that too. True wanted to draw eyes on her shoes, just like my eye-dress, and then Soul and True wanted to make cacti on Soul’s dress. Brave wanted red sneakers to make her own Spider-Man shoes, but they were out of stock when I ordered the white ones. They are back in stock now, so maybe I will surprise her with them later.

Brave picked the dress with the palm print because she said it looked “vacation-y,” and when True got her maxi dress, she said, “Oh I like this, it looks like a mom dress.” HA! The big girls are getting ready to go to Texas to be with Ben’s mom for part of the summer, so vacation-y and mom dresses it is! They need light and airy for the Texas heat they are about to face.

Our days here have been pretty hot lately, but we don’t have any humidity to contend with. Our way of beating the heat is to indulge in ice cream. Let’s be honest though, I’ll eat ice cream rain or shine. Anyone else with me on that?!

on true: striped maxi dress and sneakers, c/o old navy. on brave: palm print dress and sandals, c/o old navy. on soul: swing dress and sneakers, c/o old navy. on glow: romper and flower jellies, c/o old navy.

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2 comments on “pattern play”

  • Melli says:

    Such a sweet and fun idea! I always wanted to host a shoe painting party…maybe one day. I love Glow’s romper. As for ice-cream – anytime! Even in the dead of winter and knee-high deep in snow for this Canadian gal. 🙂

  • marine says:

    Your girls look great and they are growing so quickly! Incredible, it’s already been more than 3 years that I follow your blog, at the end it is a little bit like seeing them growing. They are so cute, send them a special bonjour from the french reader please!

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