Saturday, May 25, 2013

Mothers Day & Belated Bday Gifts

 I made this for my mother and father in law's birthdays. They're only a day or two apart in April, so their gift was LATE, but they loved it! It's a girl outline with Pittsburgh over the heart, where my mother-in-law is from. And a boy outline with Denver over the heart, where my father-in-law was raised. Plus, their anniversary date and a Beatles quote, as my fil is a HUGE Beatles fan. =] They love it!

And then I made these necklaces and photo pendants! I bought chain and clasps because I couldn't find any necklace lengths I was happy with. Then I used this tutorial to make my photo pendants. This set was for my mom, a picture of all us kids & her favorite picture of her mom who passed away a few years. We miss her a lot. Each pendant can be removed and worn one at a time. I already have plans to make more for future holidays! 

And this one I made for my mother-in-law. These pictures came out lighter and I couldn't figure out how to fix them, but they worked out in the end! One pendant is a picture of my hubby and I, with his mom and stepdad from of vow renewal. The other is a picture of my MIL and FIL from our vow renewal, the picture is actually of something else entirely and they were caught in the background. I managed to pull their portion out and tweak it a bit and TADA! lol She loved them both! I have more pendants planned for her too! =]

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