I did, however, get it done for Christmas....then, it turns out, he got one for a gift as well. (Thank you!)
Guess his growth will be well documented LOL!
This was one of 3 wooden projects I made as gifts for Christmas. Funds being a little tight around the holidays...the scrap wood piles at our local hardware store was a GOLD MINE for me :)
I wanted this to be 4 feet in length, and although it's a little bit wider than what I envisioned, I'm quite happy with it. (can't beat a gift under $5!)
Also, my original plan was to paint deer along the side of it....I started with one deer head, promptly got frustrated with myself, and went with a tree. Still goes with the Theme of Cash's MODeern Room, though. Plus I got to use the leftover paint that I used on his walls ;)
Simple project, get your measuring tape out, and mark the inch marks and feet marks....and paint away!
Most difficult part of this task: Getting your 16 month old to stand still for 3 secoonds so you can measure him:
There it is: 2 1/2 feet on 1/20/12
Grandma even snuck in there to see if she's
shrunk grown any...we didn't mark it, but LOOK she's still over 5 feet! Go Mom!
"Hmmm.....wonder if I'll ever get to the top of that tree?"
Keep Growing, Buddy!
and because he was such an uncooperative subject during this task....
The Tickle Monster was unleashed!!!!!!!
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