I have a confession to make--I throw away the majority of the artwork that the boys make. For a while I saved it all, but the projects that they made at home, Sunday School, and preschool started taking over. So, I started pitching papers as soon as they came in the door.
Not all though.
I have saved (a lot, actually) of the painting projects they have done over the past year because I wanted to use their art to make some note cards to give as Christmas gifts.
I bought some blank cards with envelopes at Michaels and then cut out portions of their pictures to showcase on the front of the card. I just used a glue stick to glue them on and then "signed" the boys' artwork with "M&B 2010"
I love how they turned out! Plus, I was able to use their artwork in a really creative and special way. I think the grandparents, my grandmother, and the boys' teachers will love the cards (Rhonda, you must forget that you will be getting this for Christmas!)
Here is just a sample of the cards I made.