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A New Comfort Zone: Our Family “Paint Café”

A New Comfort Zone: Our Family “Paint Café”

Over quarantine, we all adjusted to a new normal. It definitely pushed us out of our comfort zone in many ways. But the kids and I ended up creating a new comfort zone that we are still enjoying even after quarantine. We converted our great room into a “paint cafe.” I placed two easels in…

Paper or Pixel?

PreviousNext Meet Cate (above)! Mom describes Cate as her “easy-going” girl. See her on the beach? How cute! Look at her profile photo… if one were to digitally trace the shape, it would look like the “Pixel” version. But take another look at her. The paper version shows my results which comes from a personal…

Look Mom, no apps!

Silhouette art is a great southern tradition. Growing up in South Carolina, I was used to seeing them displayed on the walls in black oval frames in people’s homes. When I had a silhouette studio in Greenville, SC for 5 years, I learned so much about people’s perception of this art. The majority of people…

Royal Icing Sugar Silhouettes

Royal Icing Sugar Silhouettes

Royal icing sugar silhouettes are my latest version in my attempts to keep silhouettes alive and beautiful! It’s my newest way to incorporate silhouettes into something different. Whether it’s stationery, pillows, fabric or jewelry… if it’s been done with a monogram, I’ll do it with a silhouette! This is actually my fourth time making sugar…

Working from Home

I guess a lot of people are working from home for the time being. If you have kids, I should just tell you to remember one phrase: 15 minute increments. This is what I began telling myself as soon as I had my first baby and I pretty much still use it while kids are…

Hand Written Quotes in Hand Cut Silhouettes

Child playing in Rain I’d like to introduce a new section I will be posting in my shop very soon both here and on my Etsy shop: www.etsy.com.iheartpaperscissors.com/shop/. Printables! I’ll be sharing some of my favorite quotes that I find most sentimental to me as a mother. I will hand write the quotes featured with…