Saturday, June 11, 2011

Just for You

Hello, friends! I've been a bad blogger these last couple weeks, I know. Life just kinda got in the way, and much has happened in the last week. Last Sunday was Kyle's graduation party, and we had been taking care of many preparations inside and outside the house. Last Friday, just before the party, my grandma passed away after a long battle with cancer. We went ahead with the party, finished our clean-up, then had the family reception here after the funeral Wednesday. At one point during the week I wasn't sure which end was up or what day it was. It's been crazy, to say the least -- joy and sadness, but a lot of good time with family and friends.

So, here I am, trying to get back into my stamping groove. Thanks for hanging around. :)

Today's project is a quick and easy label or tag for a treat bag. My husband loves pistachios. LOVES. I thought it would be fun to make a little bag which he can to take to work. I used the Fancy Labels Cling Set by JustRite Stampers.

I cut and embossed the frame with one of the Spellbinders Labels Eighteen Nestabilities, and I used a Classic Oval on the sentiment. I sponged the edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink.

I covered the Maya Road Chipboard Heart with paper from the Crate Paper School Spirit Collection. I sanded and inked the edges of the heart, then I topped it with a button and May Arts Natural Burlap String.

That's all for now. I'm planning to spend the day stamping, so I'll be back with more projects in the coming days. I hope you'll stop by!

Thanks for the visit today -- have a great day!


Allison said...

So sorry to hear of your loss!

Your little gift bag is so cute! Love the button/heart combo!

Susie said...

Sorry for your loss, Christina. Congrats to your son. Love the gift bag.

Michelle said...

So sorry to hear about your grandmother, Christina! And yes, we all know about life getting in the way! LOVE your gift bag topper!