Last weekend I spent some time making a set of cards for my mom's birthday gift. I started by CASEing two cards I listed in my 2010 favorites post on Splitcoast that both used the Stampin' Up Manhattan Flower embossing folder: this one by hskelly and this one by jovialjudy. I made a couple more with the same embossing folder to round out the set, but I admittedly do not like them as much as the CASE'd ones. Here's the whole set:
(Ha, sorry for the random background. Were you wondering what my pantry door looks like? Mystery solved!). Here are some single shots of the two cased cards:
(watercolored with SU markers and aquapainter, PTI Fillable Frames sentiment)
(Embossed and sanded pre-patterned Core'dinations cardstock, Waltzingmouse sentiment, white pearls colored black with copic)
I also made her the OH-EM-GEE-CUTEST mini composition notebook.
I mean, check out that one bird reading her name! This is some Cosmo Cricket paper, Sage Shadow modern label punch, and PTI bitty dot ribbon.
Now, I hate to brag, but I know many, many of you will be very jealous of my next statement: we hit seventy degrees yesterday! So after taking Addison to the v-e-t (all clear!), I had a photo session with her in the backyard. Here a few favorites: