Sunday, February 13, 2011

Lovely Love


Happy Valentine's Day everyone! I wanted to share (brag about) a crafty, valentine's-y gift I made for my husband. I was actually too excited about it to save it for Valentine's Day and ended up giving it to him for Christmas.


*you sick of this picture yet?

Figured out how to turn a picture into a stencil here.


Printed it out on cardstock paper, in grey to save some ink.


Cut it out with an exacto knife the best I could and sponge painted it onto a shirt with acrylic paint + a fabric medium to make it stay through the wash.


Tadaa! I lovely love this shirt.

Happy Valentine's Day to my sweetheart. Je t'aime.

10 comments:

Beth said...

Love that shirt too! How did you know how to do it??

It's hard to believe that it has almost been a year since we went to Paris...Is it time to go again??

amber buhrley said...

Oh my...so stinkin cute! I love it and may have to copy it some day. (not the picture, just the idea!)

Emily Ruth said...

What! I love it! Good job

Anonymous said...

His v day gift to you is lying and telling you he likes wearing it

Anonymous said...

seriously?

Melany said...

SO CUTE.

jenn said...

love love love it! :) you're so creative!

Alli Easley said...

Um, this is the cutest idea ever. Me thinks you need to open an etsy shop and have people submit photos and they can pay you $35 for you to do this for them. Hurry! Pull this post down so nobody else will know how to do it!!!!!

p.s., can I be your first customer?

(btw, first time commenter. I've followed your blog for a few months now. I found you through Ruth, and I found Ruth by accident a few years ago when I lived in Redlands. Over.)

J said...

So creative!!! I'm not sick of that photo... that's for sure! I hope you have it framed somewhere in your house!

Kerstin said...

The other day I read your article on www.politesocietymagazine.com and I really liked your writing.

And personally I'm glad that you loved Paris and weren't disappointed as Carrie when you had such high expectations!