Friday, September 24, 2010

While the cat's away...

That's right! The mice get to play!

What does that mean for you? Well...since I'm away having fun in Baltimore, you should get to share in some good times this weekend too, right? So, to help you along with your fun, I'm putting all my files at Paperthreads on sale for 40% off!

But, you better hurry, cause the cat never is gone for very long, so grab the deals while you can! (Sale starts Friday, Sep 24th and goes through the night of Sunday, Sep 26th EDT.)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

May the force be with you...

My DS has been wearing a special color shirt each day the last 2 weeks for 1st grade (it's related to a color themed book they're reading each day). This Friday is to be "Rainbow Day". I took it to mean that he could wear any color in the rainbow, but in his mind it meant that he had to wear a shirt with a rainbow on it.

Now, he's a typical boy, and really doesn't have any rainbow patterned shirts. We've left most of those, along with the tweet birds and butterflies, to his sister. So, I decided to drag out the ole inkjet printer and a very old pack of iron-on transfer paper. Do you know how hard it is to find an inkjet printer to use these days? I called up the library, Kinko's/Fed Ex, Office Supply stores, etc in the hopes of being able to pay to print the single sheet as opposed to buying new ink for my old printer. No luck! They've all changed to ONLY laser printers too.

Anyhow, I vaguely remembered an old retro styled image with one of his favorite subjects...Star Wars! (i know...who'd of thought it...LOL!) I made the image in illustrator (using Star Jedi font) using the Atari logo as inspiration for the rainbow. Transferred onto a white t-shirt from Michael's, and voila!

So, there you have it...a Star Wars rainbow shirt...perfect for my 6yo boy!