Yes we all returned safe & sound (if not somewhat shattered & exhausted) from our whirlwind trip to Cobar. Where is Cobar you may ask....well if you click here you can get a better idea. It is basically 700km NW from where we live....so yes....1400kms round trip....left Fri AM - returned Sun PM!!
What was there you may ask?? Well Miss Jessica, my niece, turned 1.
The time has flown so very very fast. Now I did not take a picture of her invitation, but trust me when I say that the whole party was themed around Minnie Mouse. Pink and black were the colours carried through everything and everywhere. Even the guest of honour was dressed accordingly.......
We last saw her in January at Dad's 70th and she has grown heaps since then!! Even bis sister Tilly (on the left) and her best pal Billy (yes it is Tilly and Billy!!) got into the spirit.......
Now Jessica's Mum (Wren) makes cakes....really well and of course she made Jessica's. It was amazing...and I don't think the photo does it justice. Needless to say Jessica loved it too!!
Now....for the card.....and the theme was EASY!! The hard part was getting it just right. I found a picture of Minnie Mouse and wanted to break it down into the most basic of shapes. The circles of the face and ears are a given, the mask and face were different all together. This is what I came up with.......
I was very, VERY happy with the end result...considering it was all done with punches. All in all Lg and small circles, large and small ovals and a heart was all there was to it. here is a close up of Minnie's face....
If you want a detailed list of the punches used, please leave me a message and a contact e mail in the comments and I will get back to you. The "1" is stamped in Regal Rose ink and outlined in a black SWM.
Thanks for enduring a very long post. I am going to curl up now and rest a while as even though we have been back since late Sunday PM, the culmination of little sleep and a long drive, and work on Monday have taken their toll.
Enjoy the rest of your day.
CS: (SU) Whisper White, Basic Black, Blush Blossom (ret), Elite card - Fuchsia
Ink: (SU) Regal Rose, Basic Black SWM, Signo White Gel Pen
Punches: Circles, Ovals, Heart, Nestabilities Scallop and Classic Circles
Stamps: "Gel-a-tins" Build a Set Numbers
Other bits: Pink spotty ribbon fm stash, Dimensionals