Just wanted to pop in with a quick project that I did for a be-lated birthday present. With all the wedding happenings, I missed a friend's birthday. I wanted to make her something but was in debate with myself as to what to do. I have been wanting to try painting on fabric using the freezer paper method that so many have blogged about lately. I found a great tutorial over at I am Momma - Hear Me Roar. She has a great video tutorial. So with that in the back of my head, I finally struck on a idea. Her dad is part Norwegian and his parents live up in Minnesota. I thought, via another friend, that I had heard that there was a specific way that they say "Welcome" up there in Minnesota that traces back to the Norwegian roots. I called her mom to confirm my thought and she said yes, I was right. So, without further ado, I'll show you what I came up with.
|"Welcome" in Norwegian|
This was a very simple pillow. My friend is very simple in her tastes. She goes for the vintagey feel without a lot of froufrou. It looked a little plain to me so I added the linen flower. I told her if she didn't like it on the pillow she could take it off and pin it to a sweater or something. ;) I just love double duty gifts. Anyway, I think she was pleased with it. It took me no time at all and was
Have a blessed day,