Wooden Silhouette Decor.

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What you’ll need:
-Piece of wood.
-Camera.
-Printer.
-Double sided tape.
-Pencil.
-Paint and paintbrushes
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How to do it:
-Go grab the little ones whose silhouettes you want to use. Put them in front of a window or white wall (something bright.) Snap a photo of them from the side. Be sure that they are looking directly ahead or your silhouette will not be very accurate. If you are using more than one child, it might help to set up a tripod so you will know how far away you were for each child’s photo – or else you will have to adjust image sizes later on.
**I created my silhouette layout in photoshop but, for those of you that don’t have photoshop, it’s just as easy without it:
-Print the silhouettes according to the size of the wood you chose.
-Cut out the first silhouette and trace the front of the face (this is where I used the double sided tape – so that it wouldn’t move around and the tracing would be accurate.)
-Cut and trace the second face (so that it connects with the first one) then move back 1/4″ and trace a second time. Repeat for the other faces.
-Paint in each silhouette. And you’re done!
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  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 2:42 am

    Karina - Great!!! Thanks for charing.ReplyCancel

    • Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 8:57 pm

      Caitlin McGrath - Glad you liked it! Thanks for stopping by!ReplyCancel

  • Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:53 am

    Jacqui - Such a unique idea,I just love it. thank you for taking time to share.ReplyCancel

    • Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 9:20 am

      Caitlin McGrath - Thanks! Glad you liked it!ReplyCancel

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 4:52 pm

    Audrey - This looks so cool! Great idea :)ReplyCancel

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