Where have you lived?

I had been working on Christmas gifts and this is one of the projects that I did for my 23 year old daughter, Lisa.

These three framed states represent the three states that she has lived in so far. Lisa was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and raised in Quincy, IL.
She is currently living in Madison, Wisconsin. Using my Silhouette Cutting Machine, I cut out each state shape and had the cutter also cut a heart at the approximate location of the city.  I placed a green paper on the back to cover the heart area so it would show a green heart in the front. I then attached it to backing paper that fit the frames.

A simple yet personal gift. A post note, My daughter really loved these at Christmas time. She is preparing to move again and wants me to make another one for her next state! Good thing I have one more frame like those above to use!
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  1. I love these.....what a great idea! We have lived in 3 states. ....that is such a great gift!

  2. Terry, just discovered your site - you have amazing talents!

  3. I think they are so pretty! A little abstract with a lot of meaning. Love the colors!

  4. Fun idea....I a a new follower! Happy New Year!

  5. What a fabulous project and gift!
    Uh--I'd have to start with a different country though-- ; D
    Happy New Year Terry! Hope we can finally meet in '14!

  6. What a clever idea! I like how they turned out. Hope you have a very blessed and peaceful 2014! Happy New Year!

  7. Cute idea - where is she moving to now? Closer to you?? Happy New Year

  8. what a great and cute idea remembering where we have been is part of telling our story love that you have captured this so nicely
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  9. Just wanted you to know, I loved this so much it's being featured on The DIY'ers today! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2014/01/the-diyers-44-and-new-host.html


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