I was looking at a matchbox template, thinking that I had wanted to make one for years, but never had a theme, when I remembered my new snail & co stamp set that I just bought from a•muse studio. It has a lot of little coordinated stamps! I dug out a few scraps of cardstock, and quickly whipped up a box - it's really much easier than you would imagine. I then made a few little cards sized to fit inside, and hand-wrote sayings to go with the images. I thought it would be a cute little something to tuck into my daughter's purse when she goes back to college. However, when I finished photographing it, I wasn't quick enough hiding it, because my daughter spotted it where it was laying and looked at it.
"Mom, did you make this little box full of cheesy cliches?" Uh oh. Cheesy cliches? I thought they were very uplifting affirmations.
So, I'm not giving it to my daughter after all. I am, however, entering it into these challenges:
I love to make little things like cards and jewelry, because I love to share them. I love blogging about them because I can share them with even more people. If you see something you really like, send me an
- if it isn't already promised to someone else, I will probably mail it to you.