I know when I first started my blog I decided that I would keep it on the topic of cards, crafts and the things I create…I didn’t think I’d bring my personal life into the picture much…but I think it’s hard not to share a person’s life and or feelings from time to time. I’m just as human as the rest of you. Well, most of the time anyway! I’ll only subject you to a few of these posts a year…so, don’t worry! You won’t have to listen to me talk about my life all the time. [read more]
Well, can you guess yet what’s going on here? First of all I switch to WordPress, surprising everyone as I’m still fairly “new” to this whole blog world. Next thing you know I’m publishing a post just showing a picture as though I think it’ll make you curious and you’ll automatically want to read more….
Ok, ok, I’ll clue you in. The first two clues:
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With Valentine’s Day coming up it’s time to start making stuff as in cards, prints, frames, etc…. You get the drift. I usually procrastinate and then quickly try and make a bunch of products right before the 14th. I’m trying to take a different approach to this whole system. It’s so much more enjoyable when I don’t work under such intense pressure so I will keep on trying.
I made my first two Valentine products which I created using Adobe Illustrator. I’ll try and show a bit of the process which I used. This is a screen shot from set up I used in AI. I printed this onto Epson 8″x10″ Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte. [read more]
I did my first vinyl job on a vehicle the other week. I’m not set up to do this like professionals, but I wanted to try it out and see how Silhouette’s Premium Vinyl holds up. I didn’t finish till late at night which is why the picture is so dark. In the end a few days later when I saw it I was quite pleased with how good it actually looked. The flaws seem to be more hidden in the daylight. [read more]