Friday, May 8, 2009

I wonder how I can get more hours in a day......

Don't we all wonder that??? I can not believe it is Friday already!!!! And to look back and see I posted nothing since Monday.....I am sorry! These past two or three weeks have gone so fast.....

Anyway, since it is Friday....It is Blogger's Challenge day today!!!! I have missed the last couple of Blogger's Challenges. I won't make excuses, I'm sure everyone is just as busy as I am....my days just seem to get away!! Argh!!!

This week's challenge is anything Mother's Day. Since my grandma doesn't have a computer and doesn't look at my blog, I am posting a gift I made for her. We had a surprise 80th birthday for her this past January and I got a sweet picture of her and my daughter, so I thought it would be nice to make a frame for her. I like to try to make coordinating gifts and cards when I can, remember these Mother's Day gifts from last year? And this one for my Mom? Well, I posted the card for my grandma a while back for a sketch challenge and decided to make a coordinating frame.....wanna see?

Here is just the frame:
I covered a target dollar spot frame I bought a while ago with paper from raspberry tart. It is adhered to the frame with mod podge. I then water colored a bunch of dogwood branches from summer soft using watercolor crayons and a blender pen. And then cut...and cut...and cut.....well, do you get the picture??? (pun intended ;) ) I layed them out in a similar fashion to the card and adhered them with stampin' dimensionals....you all know how I love dimension!!

Here is a closer look at the dimension....did I capture it here???
Oh yeah...I forgot to mention why I covered their faces. I am super weird about my little one's face and name being on my blog - I hope that doesn't offend anyone. I know - I am weird.... but trust me, she is cute ;)

16 comments:

StampingSelene said...

This is a beautiful gift.

Barb Hardeman said...

A beautiful gift and precious treasured memory,

Jamie Fisher said...

Great detail... what a nice gift!

Julie said...

I love how the card and frame match. Just lovely.

Basement Stamper said...

What a beautiful gift! Love the matching card as well.

Ida P. Krause said...

This is beautiful. You did a fabulous job and the detail is gorgeous. I thought about kidding you about the "blue" tape but since you explained why I understand.

Lisa said...

Great job! Will make a special gift.

Marcia P @ The Stamp Spot said...

What a great present, will be treasured I am sure.

:) Marcia P

Lisa Somerville said...

Such a beautiful gift!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Such a beautiful frame and card Regina! I love how they match! Thanks for the link to last year's gifts...I remember them well! Simply lovely! :D

Connie Paxman said...

I love cards with pictures...and you really showcased that flower stamp set...wow

Lisa Bohler said...

Fantastic details on this gift set! Beautifully done!

njburk said...

Very pretty, you did a lovely job

Shari Albrecht said...

Love your card and frame but what I most respect is that you are careful about posting your loved ones on the internet. I think that is good parenting and keep it up.

Connie said...

Wonderful gift...(I wondered why the blue bags were on their face until I read your post! lol!) I like how you made the flowers into a frame around the picture!

Sheryl Dickinson said...

Beautiful! I love the flowers on your frame!