Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Grizzly Bear Plaque

Mom and Dad of Josiah are fans of the outdoors. The bear is from some clip art that I converted to an SVG file and added layers...and mounting tape to give him dimension. I was pleased how he turned out.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Little Girls' Plaques

  A friend of mine is expecting her second baby. She was deployed out of the country when her first was born and I never made her a baby plaque. So when she showed interest in a plaque for the second, I offered to make one for each, then we worked with "The Parents Express" to deliver them. Looking forward to hearing of the arrival of baby Sydney!

All art is from My Scrap Chick.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Subway Art Plaque 2

A friend just had her second baby boy. I had made a similar plaque a couple of years ago for her first son and she requested a matching one for baby Cru. I bought the frames to paint  a few years ago and am out of them....hopefully baby three is a girl so we can work with something different :)

No, the weight is not a typo!

Monday, July 28, 2014

Beary Sweet Baby

Today's plaque brought to you by sweet baby Lucy. Bears are made from flocked paper.

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Elephant in the Room

I just love it when I can coordinate with a nursery theme or bedding. Here's a plaque I did for a friend I've known since forever. I will send her the actual name, once mom and dad decide what it is.

Here's comparing the plaque with the bedding set.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

New Stuff

I've not posted in a while...I'm beginning a new photography business. I've been taking photos of my own children for 16 years. This summer I finally upgraded my camera, and started taking photos of friends' babies. I discovered that all my years of paper crafting has really prepared me for this! Color, composition, Photoshop, backdrop engineering...it all works together to help make beautiful portraits. Now I just have to learn the business side of things...feel free to check out Thyme of Your Life Photography's blog to see some of the adorable babies and children.

On another note...I'm still making baby plaques. Personalization has always been important to me. I just shipped a plaque to a friend whom the military has moved across the country. She was the first one I made a plaque for. This is the fourth plaque I've given to her. Baby Isaac is due quite soon! She didn't know I was sending it, so am hoping it gets there in one piece and is a happy surprise.

All artwork if from Just So Scrappy Too's Outlet. The set is called "Playful Paws." I hand cut all the layers, instead of using my trusty Silhouette. Many of the parts are layered with mounting tape to add dimension.