Monday, May 5, 2014

My Take On The Family Tree

I've been on the hunt for easy meaningful mother's day gifts this year. 
This past craft of mine came to mind!

I wanted to share my take on the family tree. I made this almost two years ago and it is still going strong, which I love!

Supplies:
Brown Vinyl
Green Vinyl
Tan Vinyl
Blue Scrapbook Paper
Green Scrapbook Paper
Blue Marker
Green Marker
Mod Podge
Canvas
Silhoutte/Cricut/Scissors

To start out. I cut 10-4x4 squares, and 20-2x2 squares. I arranged them on my canvas. Then I cut some hills for the bottom. I mod podged all of my pieces onto the canvas and let it dry. After it was all dry, I added in little details with markers. I "stitched" around the edges of the square with my blue marker and added green grass to my little green hills.

From there...the fun started! I chose a tree shape that I loved and went to work!
I placed my tree on my canvas then I proceeded to cut out leaves, a cute silhouette family and some silhouette heads for my leaves.
After everything was placed, I added details to my leaves. I went through and added the names of our family members etc. I had one extra leaf that needed a name...so we've officially adopted Chuck Norris.
 It was such a quick project and I am thrilled with the result!

*I received this Craft Vinyl from MyVinylDirect.com to review two years ago. All opinions are completely my own and let me tell you...this Vinyl was awesome to work with.



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12 comments:

  1. This is sooo adorable! Love the sweet family in the background.. and you are one lucky lady to be related to Chuck Norris (even in spirit). I will be sure to watch out for your karate kick!
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

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  3. Hey Jessica. It turned out awesome! We shared it on our blog today! Enjoy your crafting with vinyl!!!
    http://myvinyldirect.com/blog/

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  4. Thanks Amie! The little family is my favorite since it's like my family! We definitely like Chuck Norris around here!

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  5. Love it!! Looks so cool. I really love that you are related to Chuck Norris. That makes you even more awesome. :)

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  6. Very cute- I need to play with vinyl more. have a good day!

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  7. I think I have an unhealthy love of vinyl!

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  8. Thanks girl! Yeah me and Chuck Norris are like this *crosses fingers* :)

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  9. The textured background is my favorite. Inspiring!

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  10. Thank you! I really like how it turned out! Thank you so much for stopping by!

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  11. Ha, Ha I might have to do this and include Chuck Norris too since my boys are always telling Chuck Norris jokes. Very cute!

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