A trip to the Dollar Tree and a art project

Hello, my bucket list friends and happy Sunday. Yesterday I did some shopping at the Dollar Tree. I was excited to see what items they had for Christmas. At the location I went to there were still many boxes of Christmas items that they had not opened yet. However there were some items out and ready ready to be bought. I got a snowman ornament, a light up Christmas tree, stickers and a wooden Christmas tree in the Christmas section. Some of the other items I picked up on this trip are play- doh, a squishy toy and a wooden word to paint. Today was the day I decided to paint the wooden Word. Painting is a very relaxing activity and I’m glad I did it today. I used three different colors to paint the word hello. I love Painting dots when I paint so I did that on this piece. I love the way it turned out and I want to paint the back when the paint dries.

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Colorful and creative drawings!

Hello,my bucket list friends! In addition to blogging drawing is one of my favorite things to do. Recently I drew two more pictures in my sketch book. I’m pretty happy with both of them. One of them was based on the rain storm that we had over the weekend. I drew a fun umbrella with rain drops and rain clouds.The other picture was of a snail. I don’t know why exactly but I really love drawing snails. With this drawing I used many colors for the snail to give it a fun look. Since we are on the topic some of my other favorite things to draw are balloons, flowers, coffee mugs, ice cream cones, birds,and trees. I find drawing very relaxing and I hope to share more drawings with you soon.

Thanks for reading!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

bird house painting fun!

Hello,my bucket list friends! I’m home from work today because I have a ganglion cyst on my foot that makes it painful to walk. I decided to use some of the extra time I had today to do one of the craft kits that I’ve been wanting to do. I bought this bird house craft kit  at Five Below. In addition to the supplies that were in the kit I used some paint and paint brushes that I already had. I decided to do this craft kit outside to avoid any extra clean up. As soon as I started painting I felt relaxed. I loved picking out the colors and deciding where I wanted to put the.I’m very pleased with my colorful  bird house. I wonder what craft kit I will make next?

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Happy birthday month to me!

Hello, my bucket list friends! I’m going to be 31tomorrow and I’ve been celebrating all month long! I want to share my birthday month fun with all of you so here we go!

Shopping – I’ve been treating myself a lot this month with everything from online shopping to thrift shopping. On Sunday I found myself at Michaels buying a coloring book, stickers and more!Some of my favorite things I’ve bought this month are a 1990 birthday Barbie doll, a Beanie Baby club membership kit, a Beanie Buddy penguin, American Girl grin pins,an American Girl book called Celebrate from the 90s and some Candy Fairies books.

Going to the movies! – I finally saw a movie in theaters this month. It’s been so long. I was super excited to go to a theater again. My mom and I saw Jungle Cruise this month. It was a good movie that kept my attention. I look forward to going to more movies soon.

Happy Hollow – last weekend I went to a local zoo called Happy Hollow. It had been a while since I’d been here so I decided to go again. It was a fun day that included seeing many different animals such as an anteater, meerkats, wallabies, a tortoise, and foxes. We also road the carousel and the rollercoaster.

Art kits – I did two art kits this month one was a Melissa and Doug stained glass art kit and the other was a wooden bunny that you color. Both of them were a lot of fun to do.

Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Breyer horse art kit

Hello, my bucket list friends! I recently did a really cool art kit. I love Breyer horses and when I saw this art kit I knew I would enjoy it. This craft kit is a simple painting art kit. I’ve done other kits similar to this one. However I liked that this kit had bigger paint containers then other kits I’ve used. It is also worth noting that the horse figure and the paint in this kit seemed to be high quality. It’s no surprise but I enjoyed this craft kit and I love the horse figure I painted.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Blogmas day 24 Christmas ornament DIY.

Hello, my bucket list friends! Today I decorated a Christmas ornament. I got the main part of the ornament from the Dollar tree I filled the ornament with pom poms that also came from the Dollar Tree. After I put the pom poms in the ornament I knew it needed a little something else. I found some glitter glue in another Christmas ornament kit and I used that to decorate the outside of the clear plastic ornament. I’m happy with the way this project turned out but it is still drying at the moment. Have you ever done any DIY Christmas ornaments?

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Blogmas day 16 paper snowflakes

Hello, my bucket list friends! Today I did one of my favorite crafts from childhood paper snowflakes! I made two snowflakes and they are very different from each other just like real snowflakes. Did you ever make paper snow flakes as a kid ?

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Blogmas day 5 Candy cane art kit

Hello, my bucket list friends! For today’s blogmas post ,I decided to do a simple Christmas themed art kit. I bought this art kit at the Dollar Tree. It’s a simple painting art kit. I was excited to do this art kit because you paint wooden candy canes. Candy canes are one of my favorite candies plus I love the red sparkly bows on the candy canes. This kit came with three paint colors red, yellow and white. I ended up only using the red and white paint. I often find these art kits to be relaxing and that was the case with this kit. I noticed that as soon as I started painting I began to feel more relaxed. I’m also very happy with the way this project turned out.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

My first blog blogmas !

Hello, my bucket list friends ! I’m super excited to write this post because I’m finally participating in blogmas. If you don’t know blogmas is where you blog every day from December 1st to December 25th. I’m excited to share some fun Christmas posts with you along with my regular posts. I decided that it would be fun to draw some Christmas themed pictures. For my first blogmas post. Thanks for reading !

Rock On – Christina Epperly