cane background onto PTI's Melon Berry using Vintage Cream ink (and it inked up like a dream!). Then I stamped and embossed the milk bottle from For All It's Worth onto Echo Park Springtime paper and cut it out. I stamped the sunflowers from Autumn Greetings onto Vintage Cream paper, colored the centers with RV42 Copic, and added just a touch of shading to the petals with E00. I adhered the stems to the back of the milk bottle, then popped the whole thing up with foam tape, and then decided to cut out another middle flower and pop it up. I cut the little sentiment banner and stamped "thankful," also from Autumn Greetings, using A Muse Bermuda ink and attached a coral button. I even remembered to cut a 1/4 inch off of my card so it will fit in an envelope with the tag hanging off the end! Score one for Meg!
So I know I have been very remiss in blogging and commenting. School just wipes me out! Plus I spent all of last weekend reading two very good books (#34 and 35):
Happens Every Day and A Year and Six Seconds: A Love Story, both by Isabel Gillies. I like her style of writing, which was much like reading an email from your best friend. The first one made me really thankful that I have never had to deal with divorce, and the second one made me really thankful about my first six seconds with Mr Corgi.
Plus Mr Corgi is so nice to me: he made me an early birthday dinner on Friday so I could open my present early. He got me the pancake lens I've been eyeing for our camera! I haven't had a chance to take it outside yet, but Addison was a willing model last night to test out the low-light capabilites: