Today's Lesson From The Craft Room: Oh To Be Like The Snail!We usually think of snails when we think of going slow. But the other day, when I took Buddy for his morning walk, I thought of the snail in a different way. I saw the sun dance off of the trail that a snail had left behind. It was glittering in the sun - sparkling and shining after the snail had long gone. I envy the snail its trail. Oh to be like the snail - to leave a glittering impression long after you have gone. To leave something behind that catches someone's eye or heart or soul. To still be there when you are no longer around. I need to think of that snail as I go through my days - challenging myself to leave something wonderful behind. Making a lasting impression.
Today's card is a wonderful way to use up designer paper and card stock scraps! I tore bits of scraps from Soft Suede, Brushed Gold and Early Espresso card stock as well as a piece of the Neutrals Designer Paper stack. I then sewed the pieces together on my sewing machine using gold metallic thread. You can just as easily adhere the pieces together with glue. I then stamped the greeting from On Your Birthday with Early Espresso ink and the help of the stamp-a-ma-jig. The paper panel was then adhered to the card front using dimensionals. Finally, I stamped an additional greeting from On Your Birthday to the inside of the card that says "wishing you the happiest birthday yet!" I hope you like it :)