but no layouts to share, just a card and two birdhouses. the card is for basicgrey challenge #35, inspired by ice cream. mine was inspired by the delicious cherry chocolate ice cream, mouthwatering right? for the card, i used basicgrey boxer papers, my new tim holtz stamp (the first one i own and loving it!), some prima flowers and the butterfly from the k&co cut paste die cuts.
basicgrey challenge #35
the next project are two birdhouses because one is just not enough. i am even thinking of making them as favors for our wedding. the pink one is for me and the blue one for hubby. i got the template from nicole heady here.
so back to the stories of the two birdhouses. the pink one is created for the allsorts challenge #1 to be inspired by sweets and cuttlebug be inspired challenge #31 to create anything but a card. you can tell i am not very fond of pink right?
i printed the template on white cardstock and sprayed it with pink bubblegum glimmer mist, the roof is an embossed watermelon cardstock. i created a tag with a stamped bird and tied it through the roof with a pretty pink ribbon. the bird stamp is from absolument scrap, ain't it cute?i put in a couple of my favorite chocolates and voila!instant gift.
i was so happy with how the first one turned out, i decided to make another one for hubby and submit it to artzdescrap birdhouse challenge. aside from the fact that it looks like a birdhouse, it is anything but a birdhouse but more of a paperweight and table ornament. short side story why i decided to make something that hubby can put in his office.
the other day, i dropped by their office and most of his colleagues had pictures of their wives or fiance on their desk. here's our conversation when we were in the car on the way home.
hubby: hon, can you give me your picture so i can put it on my desk?
me: hon, i say this with all the love i can muster but no. your desk is so messy and i don't want my face in a pile of garbage.
hubby: that's not said out of love.
me: yes it is, i could've just said no. when you clean up your desk, then maybe i will let you put my picture on your desk.
yeah, i know, it was a thoughtful gesture and i did feel guilty so i made him a birdhouse for his desk instead. but how to make a birdhouse for a guy? so i printed out the template on white cardstock again, sprayed it with juniper glimmer mist (don't you just love them?), made the roof the same way as with the pink birdhouse. i stamped an owl image that i can put in front of the birdhouse so it would seem like a bird is actually staying in the birdhouse. i didn't put a tag or ribbons through the roof. instead, i created a monogram (i tried to make the colors as masculine as i can really) and put it at the back.
allsorts challenge #1 and cuttlebug be inspired challenge #31
that's about it for me. back to scrapping. enjoy the rest of the weekend everyone.