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Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #156

February 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Just saying I can’t believe it is February again so soon… and the world of glittery hearty arty projects is about to envelop our kitchen table again!!! Our calendar is printed out, coloured in and on the noticeboard… there is a lot to celebrate in February!!!

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Here are some lovely links from this week:

  1. Oh Alisa Burke is just the best, would you look at her driftwood arrows… She recently wrote about the Art of blogging. Stunning post, you really should follow this gal.
  2. Sometimes you read things that are so incredible that you just can not believe it is true… take a look at this SmithsonianMag article: For Forty Years this Russian Family was cut off from Human Contact. Spotted on Tim Challies’ A LA Carte.
  3. Totally love this Colourful Crafty Spot on 5Foot12 Creations… I have got to get some chalkboard paint… got to, got to, got to!!!!
  4. From our hot summery Cape Town, Imagine Childhood’s cold frosty February Round-Up looks magical!!!
  5. I loved this post on We Are That Family: The Demise of Guys… If you are a parent of teenage boys then you need to read this post. Really – read it.
  6. My kids were intrigued by this video… if you have would like a tour of the Space Station… Fascinating stuff!!!
  7. David Murray had a fabulous series this week on his blog, HeadHeartHand, you may as well settle in for a good read here:
  8. And the se7en + 1th link:

  9. Don’t Forget to be thinking about World Book Giving Day:

And that’s us – hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!!!

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jaime // Feb 4, 2013 at 6:25 am

    You can make your own!
    Martha Stewart’s Formula-

    1 Cup (8 ounces) paint (any color)
    2 Tablespoons un-sanded tile grout

    Mix thoroughly (it will be lumpy at first).
    Paint two coats.
    Let dry.
    Smooth with 150 grit sandpaper.
    Have fun!

    P.S. Sorry I don’t have metric conversions. Also make sure you buy quality chalk in the US I use Prang and found that Crayola was terrible.

  • 2 Jaime // Feb 4, 2013 at 6:26 am

    P.P.S.
    This is wonderful stuff and very tough. It survived with no problem in my classroom with kids drawing and working all day! My chalkboards still look great 3 years later!

  • 3 se7en // Feb 4, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Oh Jaime… I have to try this – I actually have the ingredients!!! How did I not know how to make this!!! You just totally made my day. I’ve only come across one brand here and it was really insanely expensive… So thanks for this totally doable tip!!! Hope you have a good week!!!

  • 4 Katherine // Feb 9, 2013 at 6:57 am

    Have you really written over 150 Friday posts???! Wow!!!!!!!!! Wow!!! I was just noticing hat I had written 700 posts… Crazy! I am sure you have written lots lots more. Thanks for your blogging inspiration and dedication!

  • 5 se7en // Feb 9, 2013 at 10:27 am

    Hay Katherine Marie… I love how you stop by and comment away!!! Isn’t it incredible how post after post adds up!!! Don’t stop… I love your blog!!!

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