Speaking of getting older...Monday, July 1st is my 37th birthday. Thank goodness I've been recently told I looked in my late 20s. Lol. We're celebrating by going to Ikea. I've never been before even though it's been here for 6 years now. So to say I'm excited would be an understatement. July is always a good month, birthday aside. My 3rd year blogiversary is on the 7th and M & I are coming up on our 11th Anniversary. So there's a lot of celebrating going on in the Nelson household.
Also wanted to share two of my most recent handmade cards. One for Father's Day & one for a friend who recently graduated from grad school.
|I think I've said this before, but I have a hard|
time making cards for the men in my life. Even
though this was simple, it took me a long time
because I had trouble picking out male
|I dipped a paintbrush in my mist bottle (instead of|
spraying it) & painted it on. Then I used an embossing
pen to write out both sentiments & added different
|This is the graduation card. I used my go-to craft |
supply of choice - washi. Also, Heidi Swapp banners,
a cute Studio Calico wood veneer, which I colored pink
& a stamp.
|I misted over some chipboard alpha stickers just|
on the bottom portion of the card.