All that little strawberry is made of is one Full Heart Real Red punch and one Gumball Green Triple Blossom Punch! You can stop there, but I added one of the In Color Dahlias! Adds a lot of dimesnions to it I think.
The other piece on this card that is really eye catching is the embossed Soft Sued piece. It’s so rustic looking and all I did to it was run it through the Big Shot using the Woodgrain Embossing Folder! I also used DSP from Polka Dot Parade and Summer Smooch.
This card was inspired using these following challenges:
So, I had a big plan. I had a map of my room drawn out with measurements. I had a giant brainstorming list that I’ve been working on for weeks. And, I had the actually “buy something for this” list. That list included about 7 things. So, I went alone so I could really focus and think. When it’s two hours away, you can’t afford to make mistakes. I floated around taking pictures with my phone and writing numbers down. If you haven’t been to IKEA before, it’s GIANT. You write the aisle and bin numbers down of the items you want and then at the end you go into a big Ware house and pull your stuff.
So, about 2/3 of the way through the store, I look down and MY LIST IS GONE! Yes, my “Buy this today” list with a billion item numbers written on it! OMG! Epic. Fail! So, I turn around, go against traffic for like two miles praying I find it. And, low and behold, pretty far back, I found it stuck to the top of a shelf I had stopped to look at! Whew….
So, after I got home, Hubby and I spent about 3 hours putting things together. That’s the only part I don’t like. Then after we took the kids out to eat, I started pulling my room apart. At this point, I was starting to panic.
Uhm…. I don’t think I bought enough drawers….
And, I ended up measuring completely wrong. So, my plan did not go so well. But, were making it work. I’ll take pictures in the next few days once most of it is put away!
I also wanted to share these sweet pictures with you. My friend Tammie, who I went to convention with last year, sent me these pictures of her son Max.
Max was in my class in Kindergarten, but now he will be a 5th Grader! He had some birthday parties to go to this summer, so he asked his mom if he could make some cards! (Every mother’s dream, right!?)
So, here he goes, off to make some cards he found online that he liked.
Very precise and neat!
And here are the final products! How COOL is that! Way to go MAX!!!