couple others, would rent a mountain cabin at Lake Arrowhead, CA during winter
break. With lots of snow and winter activities to keep us busy on most days, there was an
occasional day when we were snowed in. What did we do to pass the time, you ask?
Board Games, of course [or as we liked to call them, BORED Games.]
Here is my creation - a toy that would help even adults from going stir crazy. Created
from things one would find readily available around a mountain cabin, I hope you enjoy
giving this a try and putting your very own spin on it. Have Fun!
Time Required: 45 minutes + drying time
and texture. Then I took some VersaCraft Ink [Ultramarine] and painted the top and
bottom piece. This is a thicker ink that covers cardboard well.
spool. Find a picture you like and cut it the same size. Place both at the bottom of the spool
making sure the acetate piece is on top. I used part of a comic strip that refers to the Cabin
Fever theme. Next, I took three pieces from a box of Rock Salt and inked them with
VersaCraft Ink [Red Poppy.]. Using a wooden matchstick, I broke off a piece into a “V”
shape and inked it with the Ultramarine VersaCraft Ink.. I then glued this “V” to the bottom
piece of acetate.
piece you removed from the spool and paint it. When dry, adhere it over the top piece of
acetate and Voila…..you are ready to play.
Creative Medium: Iridescent Turquoise, Metallic Bronze