Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Look at Where all of My Retired Coloured Card Stock Ended Up!

My friend Lis and I had two afternoons where we spent time 'crafting' with the children at the Widhya Asih V Orphanage. I cut and scored about 100 boxes ready for the children to decorate!

I took along a heap of stuff that I had grabbed from my stash, from craft magazines and some non-SU punches I didn't use plus all of my retired card stock which kept these children intrigued and super busy. Lis and I showed them how to put the box together and Lis had done a sample box to show them that they could use the patterned paper and punches to decorate them with.

Their creations were truly amazing, considering most had never made a box or used punches! The only thing I showed some of them was how to make a paper rose and the creative talent of all these gorgeous children just flowed!


A Card and Box using Paper Roses to Decorate


Lis, showing Adi how to put his Box Together.


The Boys had just as much fun as the Girls getting all Creative!



A Paper Rose in the Making


Just one of the Tables covered with Paper and Card Stock


Four Gorgeous Boxes


Everyone was so Proud of their Achievements


This Guy was Extremely Talented. Check out the Finished Product Below!


Oh! Wow!


Some more Masterpieces in the Making


Super Clever!


A Photo Frame - Front View


Side View


The Detail was Amazing!


Another Amazing Decorated Box


Lis and I were blown away with the talent and creativity of these children.


Please note, these photos have been published with permission from the leader of WA V Orphanage.

I hope you have enjoyed looking at just a small sample of what the children made. Thanks for dropping by!

16 comments:

Paula said...

OMG!!! Bron! What an absolutely amazing and thrilling thing to do for these kids. I am speechless at their creativity. Their gorgeous smiles say it all.

Sharnee Torrents said...

Dear Bronwyn,
WOW!!! These are amazing!!! like you said the talent is super impressive considering they've not done it before....what a wonderful memory to have, sharing your love of paper crafting with those precious children!! Thanks soooo much for sharing the pictures, what a blessing!
Great to have you back,
Smiles and HUgs
SHarnee :0)

Mae Collins said...

You sure brought out the talent and creative side in these children, they looked like they all had fun and I am sure you did too!

Christine Blain said...

I've got tears in my eyes! What a great experience, for you all. You're an angel, Bron. Gorgeous kids, and what amazing creations; love them!

Jo said...

Woiw Bron, great to see the kids letting their creative side out. They all did such a wonderful job!

Patrice said...

Wow! What a fantastic and thoughtful thing to do - take your excess crafty goods with you. I am truly amazed at the creativity and detail these children have put into their masterpieces. Just wonderful!

Well done you!

Jodene said...

Wow, look at all of those gorgeous creations! Their paper roses put mine to shame. lol They all looked like they were having such a wonderful time.

Marisa said...

Bless you for touching the lives of the kids in the orphanage!! They made some pretty wonderful things!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Wow! This was so worth the effort ... and I am sure the thrill was as much for you as it was for the kids! Well done Bronwyn! Hugs Andrea xx

Leonie said...

Wowzers! I think I see some future demo's in teh making! And what a lovely way to use retiring c/s, great job!

Sandra said...

Looks like everyone had a fantastic time and their creations are all wonderful!

Sam said...

What an awesome thing to be involved in Bronwyn! Everyone looks like they were having a great time.

Best wishes,
Sam.

Amanda said...

Incredible creations! I love how proud they are of their own work too - awesome and absolutely priceless.

Rachel said...

WOW, they looked like they were really enjoyed them self. What a amazing thing to do. The creations look amazing.
Rach:)

Steffie said...

WOW! I can only quote Christine Blain: I've got tears in my eyes! What a great experience, for you all. You're an angel, Bron. Gorgeous kids, and what amazing creations; love them!

Greetings from Germany!
Steffie

Stamping With Danielle said...

What a beautiful thing you and your friend did for these kids. How lucky they were to have you. What a kind heart you have. x

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