This past Christmas was my sister and her husband’s first as a married couple. I wanted to get them a gift that was a family gift. Something that would go well in their home and something that could be kept around. I decided on Name Art. I’m sure you’ve seen the pictures that are taken or cropped to look like letters. Well, there is a whole site that has different shaped/colored fonts of letters and they are free to download. Click here to view that website.
I chose two recent photos; one was from their wedding.
The other was from a recent family photo session they had done.
Then I chose the letters. It was really hard at first to choose the right ones but after spending a couple of hours on the first two letters, I finally just picked a random page and made myself choose a letter off of that page.
I meshed them together in Photoshop, did a little fancy erasing and blending, then turned the whole thing black & white. I had the photo printed as an 8×10 at Walgreens. I framed it in a nice black frame that had a nice double matting, which I bought at Walmart for an inexpensive price.
And this is the finished product – without the frame.
This is a great, inexpensive, personalized gift perfect for upcoming weddings!