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>> Thursday, July 2, 2009

Deb Felts, With a Stamp and a Song

Although my time as a DRS guest designer *officially* ended Tuesday, I couldn't resist one more opportunity to share a quick and simple little wood project with you since today's my birthday! For the longest time when I was a little girl, I thought all those fireworks were just for me! ;) One of the trinkets my parents were given upon my birth was a little porcelain cherub with a firecracker...there's something about this Cutie Pie that reminds me of her, and as much as I have loved the coffee stamps from the latest release, I think she is my absolute favorite still!

I don't think any project could be faster or easier than this! I used some pretty designer paper and mono multi glue to cover the box (it has a really cool magnetic closure so it was simple to cover)...I didn't even paint the inside because the wood was unblemished and so beautiful just as it was. The Cutie Pie Kid (Here for the Party) was colored using prismas and Gamsol. I debated adding a sentiment, but in the end decided that this is a case of less is more. I love the clean, uncluttered look and still have the option to add something later if I change my mind!

I will add this to my small 4th of July ornament is a great little treasure box for jewelry (that *would* be a hint if my husband were reading, LOL!) and it is a reminder for me to pray for our country and for all those who secure our freedom. My husband spent 26+ years in the United States Navy, so we know and appreciate the sacrifices that are made on our behalf! I hope you all have a wonderful holiday with friends and family! God bless America!


Sue said...

Great project Deb! a BIG Thanks to your husband (and you) too, and to all our military. Go USA!

Jessica G. said...

What a perfect project for this Cutie! I really like how you substituted the star balloon for her regular one and the box is gorgeous!!

Anonymous said...

WOW!! Deb, you certainly left with a BIG BANG girl!! This is fantastic!! Your fun personality and creativity will be missed!! Thanks to hubby and all military for representing USA!! :)

Heather said...

This is really cute! I love the star in place of the balloon! Great job!

Debbie Seyer said...

The box is just wonderful! Have a great birthday!!

Jennifer E. said...

What an awesome box Deb! Hope you have a very wonderful & Happy Birthday!

Dawn Mercedes said...

haha..hope you got that jewlery!

Cathy Indelicato said...

What a cute project - thanks so much!!

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