I am a mother. I am a wife. I am a sister, a daughter, an aunt, a cousin.
I am a scrapbooker.
I have always been artistic, it just took me a while to find my outlet. I sew, needlepoint, and draw. I also enjoy cooking and baking. I have dabbled in scrapbooking since high school by adding memorabilia to my pictures, but something was still missing.
I found modern scrapbooking after our first daughter was born and I have not looked back. I really do hope that someday, my children look at my scrapbooks and really get who I am and how much I love them. Within the last few years, I've been introduced to mixed media and well, the world will never be the same.
My husband of 12 years and I have two sweet little girls, aged 9 and 3. They are funny, sassy, sometimes naughty, silly, gorgeous, loving, bright, often cheerful, diva-esque little princesses, and they are the lights of my life. I am lucky to be married to my best friend; I swear, I love him more every day. In real life, I am a portrait and wedding photographer, but my true loves are all at home. :)
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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Fun With Canvas!

I've learned that I looooove making canvases! My cousin got married over Memorial Day weekend, and I created this for her guest sign-in. I used a template for make the flourishes, and then diluted some Aleene's Tacky Craft Glue with water and used a fine paintbrush to fill in the flourishes. I sprinkled Zing! embossing powder on them and then heat set. The initials were free handed. I added in some buttons tied with twine (my cousin makes awesome button jewelry), some Thickers and Tiny Type letters, and a few Tim Holtz keys. I intended for her to replace the sign in information with a photo when she's ready. I was so happy to be able to make her something for her special day, and she loved it!

1 comment:

Miae said...

Ooo this is so cool! Love how you embossed those swirls!!