9.07.2008

Family Fun with Words

Another simple and fun project. I used paintshop to make the "art". I used one font for the word family and another font for the rest of the words. I used 5 different shades of brown. It is printed on plain white cardstock.

The frame came from Big Lots. They had it on 75% off. I paid $5 for it. Whenever there is a sale like that I try to pick up a few frames, so I usually have a few extras on hand. This one has been sitting in a box for about 6 months waiting to be used. I think it's perfect for this project.

If you do one like this try turing some words sideways and making them different sizes and colors. It makes it interesting and fun. I'm working on two now for a friend who has twins. Each girl will get her name with a bunch of words that discribe her around it. I think it would make a lovely gift too. Let me know what you think.   : )

27 comments:

Whitney said...

I love this idea! I had never thought of making something in Photoshop & printing it off. I may be stealing this for gifts! I really like yours!

Amanda said...

That is too cool! :) Great idea! :)

Brooke said...

What a great gift! It looks simple enough for me to actually try it. You can't beat the price, either.

Brlooke on 2peas

Christina said...

That is really nice. It looks great and is a cool idea.

~~tonya~~ said...

I love this!! Will have to try it.

Sarah*Jane said...

Another great idea! I will have to try this one, too.

Mother Goose said...

Love this idea. May be what I'm getting all my friends for their birthdays this year. Thanks for the idea :)

Paula said...

Oh, that's cute!

Looks like a gift for my parents for Christmas or their anniversary. I never know what to get the

Paula said...

Oh, that's cute!

Looks like a gift for my parents for Christmas or their anniversary. I never know what to get the

Liberty said...

I *love* this!!! Very cool! :)

Sweet Pete said...

oohhh I like it! Very sweet. You are so creative!

Anonymous said...

OMG I seen this at the birthday party you threw for the twins, It caught my eye but I just ran thru your house so fast I didnt stop to read it.
Its Great, with Christmas comming up fast. Super great Idea! btw those cakes were beautiful you made :)

Sarah C. said...

Gorgeous! I love the pretty font for 'Family' and how prominent it is. tfs! :)

One Scrappy Chicklet said...

That is gorgeous. Thanks for dropping by my blog. I will be lurking around yours today to catch up.


Tami

the undomesticated wife said...

I've seen these word things...they are way cool!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

This is SUCH a fabulous idea! I might have to link to this-if I can figure out how to do it, lol!

Kelly said...

What a cool idea. I'd really like to do something like this!

Cheryl said...

Great idea! I always forget that I can use Photoshop to create wall art. Thanks for the reminder, and thanks also for stopping by my blog!

Francine said...

That is a GREAT idea.

wholarmor said...

Very cool! I love your craft ideas!

Lorri said...

that's gorgeous!

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

Thanks for stopping by & commenting on my blog! You have a great blog! Lots of great ideas!

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

This is a great idea! I did something just like that on a website called Wordle.

Elizabeth said...

I just found that website! Oh I could have saved myself a lot of time by using that. Oh well, I like the colors anyway. I think in the future I"m going to try taht website and save myself some time though. :)

nvogue2000 said...

OMG -- This is amazing. Hope you don't mind if I lift the idea for my family! It's perfect -- thanks for sharing your brilliance!! Happy holidays.

Melanie said...

Great Idea, love your blogsite! :)

Jess B said...

I just found this and I love it. But, I didn't bookmark it...and then a week later I wanted to find it and it took an hour of online searching, but I found it again. I'm doing this for each of my SIL's and mounting them to tiles to make trivets. This was a fabulous idea, thanks for posting it!! :)