I did get some good news over the last few days - on Saturday my card was picked for Top Mouse over at the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge! Then yesterday I saw that my Bring Back Beautiful card for October was featured as Top 3 over on the Flourishes blog. What a way to make a girl feel good!
I created this little notebook cover as a gift to pop under the tree for my mother in law. She's seen it,but she doesn't know it's hers. I made it super shabby and layered because she loves that.
I used some Melissa Frances 5th Avenue paper - this is just one sheet, can you believe that? I loved the muted tones, but moreso the fact that there were different colours that blended so seamlessly. This easily added lots of interest to my project.
Here is a close up of the flowers and details:
I know she'll ooh and aah and never put it to good use. But I'll make her!