Marriage is such an amazing thing but anyone who has made that life-long commitment knows that it is work!!! I've heard people say that marriage shouldn't be work because work is hard and if you are with the right person, it shouldn't be hard. Well, thank you for your opinion but I call bull on that one. You don't have a houseplant, never water it, and wonder why it died. You water and nurture it because you want it to grow and bloom. When it starts to droop, you figure out why and adjust what you are doing. It can be challenging at times and the work it takes is constant but it's a labor of love, just like marriage :)
So yesterday I sat down with a few hours on my hands to knock this project out. Giving into the "cheesy", I selected the word LOVE and decided to personalize it with EST 2003 (the year they were married). This is one of the reasons that I love having a Cricut and using the Cricut Craft Room. I just searched through my cartridges until I found my perfect font and planned it all out where I could see what it would look like before I cut my paper.
Then I sent my images to the Cricut
Using some paper on paper Mod Podge, I glued my letters to their shadows.
... and let them dry. Aren't they cute?!?!
Then I used Aleene's Platinum Bond 7800 All Purpose Adhesive to glue the letters to the glass tiles. Let it dry according to the directions and it's done!
The only thing left is to put on something to hang them with but I thought it would be a good idea to let my sister decide that part.
Until next time...