Saturday, August 9, 2014

Surprises

Yesterday I sent a bunch of boxes to my sister in Texas, filled with school supplies, games, puzzles, work books and other stuff she can use in her 3rd grade classroom.  She  is a teacher, and can use all the help she can get.  I guess it's no secret I like to find goodies at yard sales, and scored big for her this summer.  So, to announce the arrival of her packages, I decided to make a card with these presents on it.  The boxes I sent are all brown and drab, but I included a bright green one on the card, since this is her favorite color. The background was debossed (by accident).


I was inspired to add a little sparkle by Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Make it Sparkle and Sweet Stamps Challenge Blog.  I used Stickles Rock Candy on my bows and added some bling from my stash.


Products used:  cardstock, Distress Inks, Stickles (Ranger), bling from stash, pop dots,  Tim Holtz Sizzix Alterations Die, and Cuttlebug embossing folder.

I would like to enter this card in Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Make it Sparkle and Sweet Stamps Challenge #181 Bling.

3 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Sara, the debossing accident turned out fab :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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    1. Thank you, Mandy. Sometimes you just have to go with what happens! Wait 'til you see all the accidents on my next project! Sara Emily

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