Friday, May 18, 2012

Father's Day Crafts inspired by my Dad!

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Get Nautical this Father's Day! We were channeling my dad when we designed our Father's Day projects for Plaid.

Dad loves fishing and boats!  As a kid, we would fish together at Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. When I was little the lake seemed so huge... I laugh now because I can see across it.  Dad would pick up a six-pack of something for himself and a six-pack of mini apple juices for me.  We would sit on the end of the dock and fish to what seemed all hours of the night.  I have no idea what time it was...but it was dark....cause that was when the fish were active.  It's such a fond memory for me and I am so glad that he took the time to teach me to fish.

We also sailed together for two weeks in the Caribbean.  We dodged jelly fish, stolen dinghy boats and a beat down from the sun. Well dad didn't escape the the sun - he walked away with some pretty bad burns.

Here is dad this past fall.....look how grumpy he looks sitting behind his desk....I think he really wants to be on a boat! LOL.  Either that or he hates to get his picture taken.

If you have a look at the boat oar you will see the initials GB....that is for dad....Gary Bush.

Please visit this link to see all the project instructions!


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