Welcome friends! I'm delighted to be showcasing a project at My Craft Spot today. As those of you who have been following my blog for a while know, each Christmas and end-of-year, I make a special card for my son's crossing guard. School ended last week, and this is the card my little guy gave to our favourite crossing guard!
I had such fun making this one! I used Just Because Cards for the popsicle cuts and Going Places for the STOP sign. The little hat on my green popsicle is from Everyday Paper Dolls. I used a letter "k" from the new My Craft Spot Small Alphabet metal dies for the cap, as my son's school name begins with K. (I did cut off part of the letter to make the hat look a bit more realistic - at least as realistic as I could for a smiling popsicle wearing a ball cap!!) I used the same metal dies to create the little flower for the purple popsicle, layering the two sizes available on the set and adding a little gem to the middle. The orange popsicle has a bowtie made of Lemon Tart baker's twine (available from My Craft Spot) too.
Each face was stamped with a Peachy Keen stamp and chalk was used for the rosy cheeks. I also added some faux stitching around the card and around each popsicle (including the imposter STOP sign!) with a white gelly roll pen. Freckles were added too!
I finished things off with a little sentiment label created by combining "You're" and "cool!" - two stamps from My Craft Spot's Build a Valentine stamp set. I also added a little brad from my stash and layered a little gem in the middle for a bit of extra sparkle.
*I am also going to link up this card for this week's Peach Keen Challenge: Anything Goes.