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CubanMother
« on: August 26, 2010 12:04:39 AM »

My healthy and beautiful twins granddaughters were born on Friday, August 20, 2010.
They are gorgeous! (Sorry, grandma is totally in love)
I made this Lawn Sign to welcome them home.




I used a Foam Poster Board from the $1 Store.


My painting and drawing abilities are terrible, but with the help of a Tracer Projector and a lot of love, the painting came out pretty good.

I decided on a temporary sign instead of a more permanent wood sign; because it was a surprise welcome home sign for my daughter and son in law to find in front of their house. Being a surprise, I did not ask them if it would be ok to write the girls name on a public sign, so a Foam Poster Board was perfect for a temporary sign.

This is how is done:
Find the image desire.
Print the image.
Blow it up on the poster using a Tracer Projector.
Trace the image on the poster.
Painted.
Cut it.
Glue or screw the stakes.
tada!
We have a Baby Lawn Sign
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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2010 04:16:00 AM »

Wow!!! Congratulations CubianMother. Your lawn sign is just as awesome as your other projects for the little princesses. Thank you for mentioning the tracer machine. I really need one of those (Like right now for a project). Much happiness with your new granddaughter and many, many fun projects for and with them.(Can you tell that I love your projects? lol)
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threegirlsandaboy
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2010 06:25:21 AM »

Adorable!  Enjoy those new babies!!   Smiley
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r.forslund
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2010 06:34:46 AM »

how cute!! and congrats grandma.  Grin enjoy them babies.
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CubanMother
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2010 09:03:20 AM »

Thank you JinjeetPhoenix, threegirlsandaboy and r.forslund.

My daughter and son in law really liked the lawn sign.

Now, to plan new projects in pink  Cheesy (my favorite color is pink). Is sooo much fun to be creative and crafty in pink!
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« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2010 10:29:39 AM »

That's a lovely gift! Congrats with your granddaughters!
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« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2010 09:30:51 AM »

This is adorable! 
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