Wednesday, July 31, 2013

T-shirt Design for Jason

This is a really bad photo of a recent gift I made for a friend, Jason. His wife is a derby chick, and he has been (involuntarily?) made their photographer. My husband and I both made him a derby-photographer related T-shirt each, using our new toy Silhouette Cameo. I don't know what I was thinking with all the crazy details because I ended up spending the whole day working on it. There were many failed attempts.

Hopefully I will take a better photo with a proper camera (I am dumping my phone) of it as well as my husband's design. But for now, here's the crappy photo.

And here's the digital image:

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Duckling Cutout Sample

Here's a little Silhouette Cameo experiment I did while my husband was away protecting the environment. I wanted to see how my style would transform into a cutout paper craft.

Thursday, July 04, 2013

New Toy - Silhouette Cameo

It's been a while since I posted anything. We've just had a lot going on. Dan has finally finished his Masters Degree in Wildlife Management (I'm so proud). We then moved back to Auckland to stay with my parents while waiting for my Immigrant Visa to get approved. Once I got my visa, we moved to Ione, Washington to stay with Dan's parents while Dan applied for jobs and I waited for my Social Security card to arrive. We then moved to Boise in May where Dan got a job as a Wildlife Biologist. We've just been working like crazy. So that sums up the missing 0.5 year of this blog.

I have been watching my calendar religiously until this moment. I rarely get excited over technology, but this is one of the most important gadgets in my life - Silhouette Cameo.

After reading reviews and watching youtube videos of this product with my husband for about 2 months, we finally decided it was a safe bet to buy one for ourselves. Dan makes a lot of cutout crafts, and I try to - I'm just not good with blades in my hands.

Anyway, here it is! Our brand new toy. We're very excited about it. And check out all the boxes it came in! It's gotta be good, right?!