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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Art for Adam

Adam’s room is decorated in red and white, with some adorable gingham.  I've been looking for cheap farm-themed art for the shelves, so I made these silhouettes using clipart from
http://www.arthursclipart.org/silhouettes/silhouettes.htm
I copied it into SBC+3.0, used the wand on the cut and fill ribbon to get rid of the background on the clipart, colored the clipart white, and added a heavy shadow from the format ribbon. I had some frames that my sister in law used to decorate at Adam's shower, so painted them white and put them on the decorative shelves in his room.
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The website also had silhouettes of dancers, a variety of animals, fireflies and caterpillars, etc. So it could be used for almost any room! I may make some with the "plants" for my living room.

I printed these at the handy little Kodak machine in Target.  Fast, but HORRIBLE quality!  I will be reprinting them through digital.creativememories.com.
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When I designed them, I used the same shade of red on each print, but IRL, the red around the turkey looks BLACK!  (Plus, my turkey, pig and sheep are too big.)
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But overall, I think it’s pretty cute!

And of course, I’m linking up!   Frugalicious Friday - includes a fun giveaway!
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8 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, how cute! I love how subtle the theme is and not too kidish. It's fun, but sophisticated at the same time. Very clever!

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  2. These are so cute! They make a great statement together.

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  3. Cute, cute, cute!!! I really like this, how sweet!

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  4. Very cute. I love the red too, it makes a great decorative addition.

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  5. Oooh, I love how these give nice pops of color without being too busy. So cute!

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  6. Love it! You lost me on your instructions, though. I'm so not technical! I can see this is going to hinder my creativity. Maybe I need to take some classes? :)

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  7. You are on a silhouette wagon right now. LOVES the red and white. That is is cool!

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  8. This is fun wall art! And I love the graphic red and white combo! Thanks for sharing and for linkin' up to Frugalicious Friday!

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