To make my first "project" a continuation of a previously started project feels a little like cheating...but it was creative and it looks pretty and it made me feel good. Hey - I make the rules, I get to interpret them, too!
Last spring, inspired by this post on whatever, we made bigger versions of these pretty butterfly canvases as teacher gifts. M used watercolors to paint a couple sheets of paper, and I used a Martha Stewart butterfly punch to cut out as many as I could. Then we creased them all down the middle for dimention.
We had a bunch left over so I've been saving them. I picked up three of these small canvases on sale and I gave M some left over paint from old furniture projects. Once they were dry, I wielded the glue gun and he positioned our little friends. One for Mommy & Daddy, one for Sister, and one more for himself.