FOCUS - 2016 word of my year + heidi swapp Marquee Love

FOCUS.

My 2016 Word of the Year.

My theme for 366 days.
FOCUS



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There are a number of areas that deserve my focus this year: God, my family, my work...

...and so I've decided to make my word front and center...


I used the brand new Heidi Swapp Marquee Love collection tapes, paper pad & shapes (I chose the "+") - all available now at Michaels Stores...

I'm using the "+" as a substitute for the "o" in my word...as a reminder to keep my faith front and center in my everyday...


I kept the letter decoration fairly simple...I took 5 different patterns from the paper pad and used them as the backgrounds for each of my letters...and I decorated the outside of only the "+" - keeping the rest white. I just love how they all look together. 


My kids think the "+" looks weird...but I really love it...




I've kept this lit all day and into the evening since I finished it...I think it's the perfect addition to my work space...the perfect reminder to focus...

SUPPLIES: Heidi Swapp Marquee Love - Letters & "+" sign, Marquee Love paper pad, Marquee Love 2" floral tape: all available at Michaels Stores.



15 comments

  1. I love this Maggie...your word and using the + as a reminder to keep your focus on your faith daily. I just got my first marquee letters and trying to figure out the best way to adhere my paper to the inside. Any tips?

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  2. Absolutely love your idea. This has given me much needed inspiration. Thanks so much.

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  3. you know i adore this word! it's so perfect!!! and you made it all so very beautiful too, maggie. thanks for the inspo!!! ~j

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