remembering with handprints

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DSC06915I want to remember my little sweethearts’ hands.  I want to cherish the time when my son’s hands were so so chunky.  And my daughter’s little graspy fingers.

I wrote about how we make handprints on canvas every year.  I don’t have any pictures of the process because I am just praying that we get it right.  I wanted to share a brief update picture.  Here they are — their sweet hands.  These are on full display in our living room.  I just pick whatever colors strike my fancy.  John is on the left hand side — age 2 1/2 and 3 1/2, and May is on the right — age 6 months and 18 months.  We will be making these handprints for 18 years (yes, I will be that mom).

Have you ever seen anything more precious?  I love handprints.

More handprints ideas :


Here are 15 fabulous handprint painting posts from some fellow mama bloggers!

50 Keepsake Handprint Ideas from How Wee Learn

Kid’s Handprint Art from How Wee Learn

20 Handprint and Footprint Art Ideas from Fun-A-Day

Handprint Animals from A to Z from Red Ted Art

ABC Animal Handprints from Craftulate

Handprint Apple Trees from Mamas Like Me

Handprint Fall Tree from Mamas Like Me

W is for Web Spider Handprint Craft from Mamas Like Me

Handprint Snowflake Poem from Mamas Like Me

Ocean Handprint Craft from Mamas Like Me

Handprint Bird from Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Paper Strip Handprint Art Frame from Mama.Papa.Bubba.

Apple Handprint Craft from House of Burke

Halloween Print Crafts from House of Burke

Turkey Handprint Crafts from House of Burke

Earth Print Craft from House of Burke



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