Saturday, July 9, 2011

Yup, Saturday...

Yes, I have a third post today! I had so many pictures to post and it worked better if each topic was a seperate post. This is the project I was working on a couple of weeks ago. It was the explosion box gift 'cake' that I made for my grandma's birthday. Her birthday was yesterday so now I can finally post the pictures. I had tons of fun with this gift. The bottom box was the actual birthday card. The middle box is what we put her gifts in. The top box was the most special. It was called her 'special things' box. All of us family members wrote what we thought was special about her in this box. We filled it up with her strengths and skills. This is for when she feels lonely or is having a bit of a down day. She can take out her box and remind herself of how special she is. I did forget to take the picture of it when it was finished. I am kicking myself for it! I made a cute little butterfly to go on the bow at the top. I wrapped it with with ribbon on all four sides and tied it at the top with a pretty bow. Here are the pictures I took before we filled it.


This is her 'Special Things' box.


Gifts went in here. You cannot
tell in these pics but all the box tops
are made from heavy glitter cardstock.
This is the actual birthday card.
My grandma loves flowers so
I stamped this paper and colored it
myself. Then I added some mini bling.


Close up of my stamp work and detail.
Also, all the boxes were made from
heavy fabric cardstock.



Ta-da!
(Minus the pretty ribbon.)

'Tis Still Saturday

Hi again! Okay, here is another one my of recent projects. I had to wait to put it on here so my sister and her husband didn't see. They recently celebrated their 3rd wedding anniversary! So I made them this card. I forgot to take the pictures before I signed it so I apologize for my scribble. :P I am actually pretty proud of it. I was going for a sophisticated look and I think it turned out perfectly!


'Tis Saturday

WOW! Where does all the time go? I have not posted for a loooong time! BUT I have been keeping very busy and have a few projects to post. Some family came for a visit all the way from Miami, Florida. It is the first time we have met in person so I made her a mini album of her family in the North to take home with her. Here are the pages I made. The album was $5 CDN at Walmart. I used what came with the album mostly, but there are some pieces here and there that I added. :)