My sweet Aunt Keke, of CherryKingdom.blogspot.com, has decided to host a Valentines Day swap despite all of the craziness in her life. Actually I think it might be because of the craziness in her life. I think it is fair to say that art is a family trait with us and is always sure to cheer you up. There is nothing like a little beauty to make a day seem not quite so bleak.
The swap guidlines were for a medium sized matchbox. It was to be embellished and decorated and then filled with a vintage valentine, something sweet and as my Aunt would say some little "yumyums" or bits and bobs of pretty things.
My design was based off of this adorable Vintage Valentine I found, printed and reglittered.
The paper is part of a new Melody Ross design, sold at Archivers, that I am simply in love with. The paper, as if it wasn't pretty enough already, is also flocked.
I love birds. They remind me of Home and of my Momma and sweet spring days.
My piece still needs some yumyums, but I am hoping to get it in the mail, and off to my swap partner tomorrow. I am really happy with how it turned out and can't wait to see what I get in return.