I love photography so a few bucks for prints of my kids usually does the trick but right now I’m looking for some different. Enter Pinterest. People pin some hilarious, sometimes inspirational and sometimes weird quotes there.
Some favorites of mine are:
With a basic word processing program and about 15 minutes I figured I could do some typography art myself. You can either use the fonts available in your word processing program or go wild and crazy and download some free ones online (like dafont.com). If you decide to download a new font online: save the file to your computer. Open the zip file, drag and drop the .tff file to your desktop (or really to any location) and then drag it again to your font folder (c: windows: font). I don’t know why you have to drag the file to purgatory first but for some reason you do.
After doing one for my mom I…just…couldn’t…stop…so I did a few more for my house. Sean are you seeing the resemblance yet???
For my bacon / cliché loving / designer extraordinaire mom for mother’s day:
A set for the boys’ bathroom:
I love the lyrics to Queen’s, Crazy Little Thing Called Love. I had the lyrics running along the bottom of our wedding ceremony program so I thought it may be a nice reminder to put up on our wall.
…and one just because, in the words of Queen, I kinda like it:
Mom – don’t worry I won’t be offended if you want to swap it out in 6 months. I’ll probably want to if you haven’t.
UPDATE: My mom wanted me to clarify that she loves more than 3 things...like me of course :)