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Monday, October 29, 2012


Two years ago I realized I had never had a silhouette of my kids made.  I admired Nester's and followed her link to the silhouette artist that she used and recommended.  

After visiting with her through her website (she's not local for me), I sent  Lena Bengtson a couple of profile photos of my kids with a few special instructions that I wanted included in the silhouette.  A short time later I received my silhouettes, framed them, and have enjoyed them every day since.  They are not super cheap, but I think are a very fair investment considering the effort and artistry that go into making them, and I'm considering mine an heirloom!

Her precision cuts and attention to detail are remarkable.  I love the eyelashes and details with the hair.

Maybe if you had an eagle eye you've noticed them in my home:

I wish I had done this when my kids were little bitty, those baby silhouettes are precious!

I'm working to finish up a project for the Pinterest Challenge Link Party tomorrow, and I've had silhouettes on my mind.  Here are some fun images of silhouettes incorporated into the decor:

Nesting Place

Holly Mathis Interiors

Holly Mathis Interiors

                                                                                    Source: via Limor on Pinterest

Gibson Lane Studio

Country Living

Traditional Home

And, appropriate for the season-


Alright, I'm off to the dentist and then finishing up my project!

Would you like to comment?

  1. All those projects are so beautiful. Megan

  2. Great idea to have them done, they'll only be more special as time passes. Her detailing is amazing, thanks for the source ~ I think I need one, too!

  3. They turned out beautiful. She does great work! Must get these...x4!

  4. Beautiful! I have thought this would be a fun thing to do too :)

  5. Really beautiful! She does amazing detail work. I adore the silhouettes with babies, toddlers, etc. Just adorable!



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