Sunday, February 13, 2011
And on to a few more projects. This I have shared before, but I added a little more to it. It was to simple for me like it was, so I added a few fabric rosettes. I think it finishes it off quite well.
This picture is hanging in our kitchen. We have a phone outlet in our kitchen that doesn't screw into the wall very well. It sometimes just hangs there and it is kind of an eye sore so this painting is covering that up. It is another frame I had and just painted black. I picked out some scrapbook paper that I liked and put it in the frame. The saying and the flourish I did myself on the Silhouette. I cut it out on some vinyl and applied it to the outside of the frame. Because I change my mind quite often, I put the vinyl on the glass. That way I can change the paper out whenever I want!
Looking back, I should have made the words a little bigger, but over all, I love how it turned out.
I see this picture everday, multiple times a day. This phrase is a constant reminder to find joy in whatever season I am in. No matter what trials, uncertainties, or problems I am having, it is a reminder to rejoice and find joy because our lives are a journey to a much better place. We are just passing through this life. Where we end up is undescribable. I am also reminded of Romans 8:18, "For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is be revealed to us." (Thanks Krissy for sharing that verse with me) I have so much to be thankful for and even though I will encounter trials, I will learn to rejoice through them!
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
These are some frames (the two smaller ones) I have had put away for a while. They were boxed up when we were "staging" our house to sell. They could use a painting, but for now thew will do.
Friday, January 21, 2011
But getting on to one of the most amazing parts of my Christmas.... Remember I said I had two amazing sisters. Well, they are so amazing and thoughtful, they gave me one of these for my gift!
I was so surprised and thankful! And excited! And speechless! They way over did themselves with this one!
The other amazing part of my Christmas was going skiing with my hubs out west. We had a blast skiing 4 days and resting in between. We definitely didn't need a vacation from our vacation when we got home. When we did get home we hit the ground running and haven't slowed down much.
I started watching a friend's two children 3 1/2 days a week. It is very enjoyable, but needless to say I haven't had much "craft/sewing time." Once I get use to the working schedule I hope to reserve Fridays for such a thing.
I have been able to play with my Silhouette and experiment with it a bit. I am trying to cut fabric with it, but haven't been 100% successful. Any tips or suggestions will be very much appreciated! I have many projects floating around in my head and hope to post on them soon. I have some vinyl and Silhouette pins on the way! I can't wait to start using them!
Even though it is a little late, Happy New Year and God Bless!