I remember the first monogram I ever made.
It involved paint pens and a bow and a whole lot of confidence.
I’m not sure how it started. I think I saw a bow on Madonna when she was dancing around with her lucky star and I realized that I had a similar hair accessory.
Light bulb moment.
I ran to my room and took out my sticker covered plastic paint pen box and promptly added a letter to the bow.
It didn’t really bear the slightest resemblance to anything lucky. The bow was grosgrain ribbon and so the edges of the paint pen letter were kind of fuzzy and my K looked like it needed a shave. And that when I had light bulb moment number two. Cover up all that fuzz with a monogram.
And some flowers.
And a swirl or two for good measure.
The rest simply defies description.
Bows gone wild…..meet my monogram. Continue reading