Friday, May 20, 2011

Baby Name Plaque

I made this for a friend and although it didn't quite come out the way I had first envisioned it, I think it's cute. The baby's room is all done up in blue and brown with monkeys. I had to add some green to make it pop though, because when I just used blue and brown it was too blah. You can't quite see it from the pic, but I added little tiny dots with a silver pen to the name. It makes it look like little nails are holding the wooden planks together. I should have photographed it before I put the glass in, but ... live and learn. Maybe I should take a photography class next?! The thing I like most about this plaque is that it looks like the one mischievous little monkey is about to steal the other's banana :-). I didn't plan that way, but I sure like the way it turned out. I hope mommy likes it too, since little Marshall is way too young to care either way.


  1. Oh I think this is adorable !! Love all those darling monkeys! Glad you joined us at My Craft Spot !

  2. Sooo cute!! Love all of the fun monkies! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!


  3. Awww! This is so cute! It is a perfect gift and I'm sure your friend will love it! Thanks for playing along with us this week at My Craft Spot!

  4. This is so cute! What a fabulous gift idea! The font you used for Marshall's name looks fantastic with the scene.
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at My Craft Spot!
    Small Bits of Paper

  5. OMG! This is just so adorable! Love everything about the project! Those little monkeys are so darn cute! Thanks for joining in the challenge at My Craft Spot.

  6. So fun!! I love all the monkeys!! Thanks for playing along at My Craft Spot!!

    Scrapping Mommy

  7. So it. Your creation is super fab...tfs! ~Shen


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