Iris Collage

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We had no idea what Nancy’s middle name was going to be when she was born.  Adam and I debated about it for months and then finally it came down to a random name generator that we found via Google in the middle of the night at the hospital.  We just kept pushing the button until we found something we both liked: Iris.   We have gotten nothing but good feedback  on this middle name and even quite a bit of glowing feedback, I would say.  Some of our friends even generously bought us a gift certificate to a local Iris Garden.  I ordered my iris to plant in the back yard in between our rose bushes this week.  I can’t wait for them to come!!  The gift certificate came with a beautiful catalog, which I couldn’t let go to waste, so, Clara and I collaged… with added watercolor paint.  Those are Clara’s current two favorite art mediums.

First we picked which flowers to cut out,  The first collage was all yellow iris, Clara’s favorite color.
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Then we glued!
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Then we painted!
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Then, when they were dry, we put both collages in envelopes and mailed them to the grandmas. Enjoy!

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4 Responses to “Iris Collage”


  1. 1 Kristen May 12, 2010 at 2:49 pm

    What about favorite Auntie? I guess that she can make me something to hang on my new fridge when I move up there!

  2. 2 Rick May 12, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    Hey, I’m looking at that right now on the kitchen counter. It arrived today.

  3. 3 Karen May 12, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    Thank you I will call Clara and thank her personally, also love the new art on the wall. Did Lisa give you the gift certificate?


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