The layout in Illustrator.
THEN I GOT BORED.
As is my constant habit, I don't know when to stop working on something. I had a second laser cut on the back of the plaque in case the first one didn't work.
So I spray-painted it green, her favorite color.
It worked. Of course I missed the Mother's Day deadline because I was tweaking. She got it on Father's Day. She liked the first version.
I TRIED IT AGAIN.
This was for our daughter.