Remember the butterfly wings I made for my granddaughters? And how I said NEVER AGAIN? In the back of my mind (way, way back…) I was thinking of how I could alter the pattern to create  wings that would appeal to boys. I have two grandsons with active imaginations, they need wings too, right! 

Four days before we left for California I announced to Gary that I was going to make Dragon Wings for the boys. He said he wished he had made a recording of all the whining I did during the butterfly construction. Not helpful, Gary. 

It’s different this time! I know what I’m getting into. I know it’s going to take four coats of paint so I bought LOTS of bottles– only one trip needed to Walmart. I discovered, in desperation, if you put the wings on the deck in full sun, they dry faster. 

Still, it’s a lot of tedious painting work. Can I just say, NEVER AGAIN, for real this time. 

Trying the wings on. Kids know exactly how Dragons fly. 

Ellis and Bodie had quite a serious discussion on what Dragons sound like. They roar, of course, and breath fire. 

But mostly, Dragons spread their wings and fly!   Hopefully not from the top of the really high swing set in their backyard. 

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  1. I can’t tell,which are cooler. You are an awesome grandmother!!! And person!!!!!!!

  2. Wow, they are fantastic! I bet the boys will have a blast with them for a long time!

  3. Awesome. And you whatever you do for 1 you do for all 😩

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