i spotted this on pinterest. it was just a quick snap of a page. so igoogled it and surprise! it's from the bible! the bible isn't a go to book around here so i wassurprised this spoke to me like it did. so much so, that i created this to hang in cleo's room.
a few of you asked for a quick tutorial on cleo's artwork canvas. it's very simple. check it out!
1) scan. some people prefer to photograph the item first but i have better luck scanning. if you don't own a scanner any local print shop (think minute man press, the ups store, kinkos) can help you with this part. make sure you are leaving there with a JPEG of your image.
2) download it to a site that prints on canvas . . . mpix, shutterfly, walgreens . . . i notice a lot of groupons for canvas printing. look around - you may be able to find a great deal! pick your size and order. really, it's that easy.
next up on the scan to canvas program-
this is one of kevin's favorite recipes from his mom. this one is going to be trickier-- she wrote it on three recipe cards and (since it was done last week) they look brand new which i don't love. so i am going to pull the scan into photo shop and make it a bit more "vintage" looking. eventually i will do the same with a recipe from my mom, too.
another example of a scan to canvas . . . a recipe from my great grandma sendicy.
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sidenote: this is another page from my great grandma's journal (where i found her recipe). the"heaviest family in iowa" . . . i sure hope no one is keeping track of my weight in a journal! isn't that funny? wish i knew the story behind the list!
if it can be made into a canvas, chances are i have done it and it's hanging in my house! here is my latest . . .
cleo went through a watercolor phase . . . working on it little by little for weeks at a time. we think it's a work of art! my husband wants to enter it in the Minnesota State Fair art competition . . . do you think he's a bit biased?
here are a few more chances for YOU to get a FREE copy . . . One Happy Mama she's a new blog friend and i am definitely adding her to my google readerfeedly. she lives in nashville (on my bucket list) AND you must check out her etsy shop too! Simple as That one of my favorite blogs! one visit and you will be hooked!