Friday, May 4, 2012
Some parents use the Fourth for good. Others, for evil.
Um, today's we're just going to focus on the good ones.
Yep, in honor of all of the Star Wars celebrating today, I've got some fantastic kids' room crafts I've been saving up - and the very best part? They're all made by you Epbot readers!
First, remember Kimber G. and her amaaaaazing Millenium Falcon blueprint mural? (If not, go see! I'll wait.)
So, yeah, remember that?
Well, Kimber decided that next her kids' playroom needed a little something. You know, like an X-Wing-fighter-fleeing-an-Imperial-Cruiser-over-the-planet-Earth kind of something.
And now, the very thing every Star Wars bedroom needs:
A custom carved Star Wars headboard! Amber B. had her husband and father build this beauty for her three year old son, Gavin. Check out the raised Rebel crest with his name in the middle!
But of course my favorite part:
Say, you guys look like you want to see another awesome Star Wars mural.
Your wish = my command.
Jason J. painted these next scenes in his wife's nephew's room. Jason reports, "He wanted the Battle of Hoth, and since Ralph McQuarrie is my favorite Star Wars artist, I decided to put several of his concept art pieces together into one large battle scene."
And what a scene it is!
Check it out, I found the original piece that inspired that last scene:
Rock on, Jason! And the rest of you can see more of McQuarrie's art (which really is amazing) here.
And finally, for you parents out there who may not want to tackle murals or woodworking: how about
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