There's a story behind this post. DD is on a week long ski trip with her Advanced Sport class from high school. She left with a cold. Turns out she's coming home with a slight concussion.
If you're a mom, you can imagine my state when her teacher called us. His first words, "don't panic". Yeah, right. Well he took her to the hospital and the doctor said he found nothing bad in the X-ray so she could go back to the hotel. Lucky girl. Thank goodness for helmets. Also lucky that it happened at the end of the second to last day.
She comes home today and I need to thank her teacher (who is also our neighbor) and her girlfriend who stayed back at the hotel to keep an eye on her while the others went out on the town Wednesday night. So two quick projects were born.
I just had to try the watercolor-resisting-rubber-cement technique from Make it Monday. If you still love the magic of heat embossing, you'll like this too!
I chose my colors from the Colour Q challenge and decided to use some Winnie and Walter products too to play at their 2nd anniversary bash. The first project is going to the Anything but a Card challenge. The second to Over the Edge. (BTW, even if you're not playing, head over to that gallery and check out Cris G.'s masterpiece. I'm predicting an earthquake from all the jaws hitting the floor!)
This is what my piece looked like when I'd given it three layers of watercolor and two layers of rubber cement.
And then I die cut words with W&W cutaway to dress up the presents. On this one I added a PTI Scene It sunrise and a heat embossed STAMPlorations "thanks" to my wrap of PP.
For this I die cut a PTI wine bottle tag and stamped it with Versamark using HA Striped Cling BG before adding the word die and a heat embossed sentiment from Klartext Karten. Since he is also an English teacher, I figured he'd get a kick out of this mish-mash. It's kinda how I talk ;)
Just realized the green here looks so grass green. It's more spring green. Weird. Here's to the joys of parenting! Happy weekend.