Today's Lesson From The Craft Room: Pay Tribute To Someone You Love!
Yesterday, May 9th, was the anniversary of my father's death. I found it a fitting day to finally decorate this vintage book frame that I had posted about a week ago. I knew the right day would find me :) I felt like I was honoring my father by putting together this piece. This creation is a tribute to him! I love you Dad!!!!
I used hodgepodge hardware and rub-ons for the top of the book frame. The Alphabet Simple Letters dies and the Big Shot were used to create the word "girl." I die cut the letters in chipboard and To The Nines specialty paper. The edges were sponged with Soft Suede and then I sprayed the letters with smootch spritz (which is difficult to see in this photo). I used a rub-on for the word "little." I just cut up one of the chit-chat rub-on greetings - it's amazing how many perfect words you can find! I couldn't wait for my new rough type stamp set (it is arriving tomorrow) since I wanted to complete this project today...so, I used a non-SU! alphabet set for the word "daddy's." I stamped the letters in Staz-On in Timber Brown and used my 3/4" hole punch to punch 4 additional layers of Very Vanilla card stock. I stacked the layers, like you would to make a faux button, and then finished the tops of the letters off with Crystal Effects. I hope you like it...if you knew my dad, you'd love it :)
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