As you can see, I'm showcasing l.o.v.e. again this week because yesterday was my birthday and folks do like to see their beautiful cards take center stage! And well they should! Thank you to my sisters and friends and bloggie friends Karen, Bonnie, Brenda, and Bev. You can also see some fantastic crocheted mats by Jessi and card candy by Loll! Thank you all so much for your sweet cards and/or birthday wishes, both yesterday and last week on WOYWW!
We are still sweltering (and still waiting for those landscape rocks!) so the poor plants are having a tough time. One particular sensitive pot gets a daily sunbrella.
Front: "So you're another year older. Hey, look at the bright side."
Inside: "Okay. There is no bright side. There's a bright light, but you're gonna want to stay away from that."
So, in my never-ending quest to come up with never-ending ways to stir things up: Why don't we all just put a 'text gadget' on our sidebars that states our birthdates?
I mean, why are we so shy about it? I totally understand the feeling of not wanting to "toot your own horn," but it's not like we had any say about our birthdates. I mean, right? And we all have them. (Oh, my candles and icing, thank goodness for that!) So why not put it out there and graciously accept all the love and good wishes that will come forth on your special day?
You'll want to check them out if you don't already know about this site. Also, for this challenge, there are lots of incredible prizes being offered!
Here is the sketch:
And here, in honor of America's Fourth of July holiday, is my card:
I made both the star and the striped background paper: