They started out bare naked and all.
Then were treated to a flesh-colored faces and white robes.
Then received a handful of pretty details by the man of the house (my hero!).
And came out looking like Scandinavian-inspired St. Lucy dolls with red sashes (a symbol of martyrdom) and candle crowns.
Now for the finishing touches. We learned the hard way that *aerosol spray* Mod Podge made her make-up run.
So we regrouped and resorted to the paint-on Mod Podge while allowing two eager little hands to complete the job.
She turned out pretty darn cute, right?
Then we exchanged our St. Lucys for the lovely communion of saints shown here.
Now head over to CatholicMom.com to read about tips and suggestions for having your own painted saint peg doll swap project. I also include photos of the 28 different saints painted in our swap.
Related Post: “A Saint Peg Doll Exchange — Des Moines Style“
St. Lucy, pray that we may, like you, be the light of the world!