Monday, August 3, 2009

Happy Birthday!!!

My oldest, Zoey, is turning 9 tomorrow! Where did the time go, it seem like it was yesterday I was in the hospital starving, but only allowed to have ice chips and wondering when I was going to get an epidural. Then all of the hunger and pain went away when I saw my beautiful baby girl!! That was one of the happiest moments of my life. And now this is the last year that my baby is in her single digits…*sigh*. She on the other hand is ecstatic!!! She can’t wait for school to start so she can have a birthday party with her school friends. Since her birthday falls so close to the first day of school we wait 2 weeks after it starts and then have her party. So tomorrow we will just have an intimate family party. She is just beyond excited!!!

Here’s my little green eyed girl…DSC05141

And if you know Zoey, you KNOW Zoey LOVES bugs and lizards. She will catch them, bring them inside, give her Momma a heart attack and then go outside and collect more! So to celebrate this side of her I made her a caterpillar card. She loves butterflies and wants to get some caterpillars and watch them turn into butterflies. Little does she know that her Mom is one step ahead and has it wrapped and ready to go…thank you!

Here is her card…


I used my cuttlebug and some scraps of paper to make the caterpillar’s body. Placing this little guy was kind of tricky. I didn’t want him to be long but also didn’t want him to be too short. I then stitched the antenna and feet. I added brads to the ends of the antenna. I stamped a few sentiments from , CTMH’s “Fringed Phrases” on scraps cut them out keeping only the words I wanted, then layering them on white cardstock. After attaching and stitching I adhered it on to kraft cardstock.

Here is a close up of the antenna…


I love the mix matched eyes. I think it adds character to the caterpillar. I hope she loves it as much as I love her!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful day!




Vicki Wizniuk said...

Cute card! I think I'll have to save it to my quick cards file!

My youngest just turned 9 too, but on Aug. 3rd! (My oldest two - twins - are turning 20 this fall... talk about time whizzing by...)

Kelly said...

Super, super cute!