You may not be able to see it in the picture, but I have pierced holes as a border all the way around the black piece except under the ribbon. The Real Red side has 3 stars punched out with the small star punch and just glued onto the red background. I've always admired this almost embossed look and really wanted to use a star on here somehow so this is what I ended up with. I love all the striped grosgrains but hadn't used them as much as I'd like so I'm very glad that I was able to incorporate it this time!
I'm finally slowing down a bit. School is out for my kids (DH has another week) and they both had overnights last night so I enjoyed a luxurious sleep-in this morning (8:30 was the latest I could do but that will change as the summer goes on). Now I'm lapping up the peace and quiet while it lasts. Kiddos will be home soon since they have a ball game tonight. Yesterday I didn't get my touch up painting done on my new crown molding since I had to design and finish this swap card and I had some more flower pots to fill (I love doing that!) so I might be painting today but that's OK- I'm not in a RUSH anymore... although, my house is a complete wreck since all our furniture is pushed towards the center of the rooms! Also, for Mother's Day I got this wonderful lounge chair for my deck which has yet to be fully enjoyed so that is on my list for today!!
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