Good Monday morning everyone! Here I am again with my cup of coffee, staring at the computer screen (my window onto the world) and I'm thinking to myself maybe I should go climb back in bed. That's the beauty of being retired; I can do what I want...Right? Wrong! Today I need to be outside in the sunshine trimming roses and pulling weeds that are taking over my landscaping!
I just have to share another box with you guys! This is number 13! Bad luck? I don't think so! I personally love everything about this one! I started with the basic 3" X 3" cube box and then cut squares of cardstock to emboss onto the base box. I wanted to use Scattered Straw Distress Ink to color the box and knew that to use this ink in the usual way of swiping the ink onto the embossing folder then embossing would result in a smeared looking piece of cardstock. So I lightly spritzed the cardstock with my water bottle before I started and this was the end result.
My daisies are made using an old hoarded Heartfelt Creations die from long ago
(HCD 703 Daisy Patch Die and yellow Flower Soft for the centers. I think they are a perfect addition to the box and then I found this lovely gingham ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon and it was just the finishing touch my box needed.
I hope you are not tired of my boxes as I have several more to go. I love doing these and have found they make my heart sing!
OK, that does it for me this morning. No matter what you wind up doing today and no matter where you find yourself, take a moment and "Breathe"!