The Cherry on Top

It’s almost the weekend! We have some gorgeous weather today and I think it should be nice for at least Saturday. I’m so happy to have the windows open & fresh air coming in.

I just discovered another digi stamp company with some really cute images — Tiffany Doodles. She has some great images & sets in her store — I so need to get the chocolate kiss set. Tiffany is currently searching for a design team and I’m throwing my name in the ring for a spot.

I grabbed the freebie from last week, a great little cherry bunch, and went to work. By the way, Thursday is freebie day and she has a beautiful butterfly up for grabs today.

Now, I will admit to not being a cherry fan. However, I recently discovered wild cherry flavored diet Pepsi and LOVE it. It just isn’t very easy to find, which is annoying! Anyway, when I saw this image, I immediately thought of putting together a gift basket, which led me to the basket template Gina K shared recently. I knew I had this DCWV cherry paper in my stash, so it worked out really nicely. This little basket is filled with lots of cherry sugary-ness. Cherry Sours (my daughter likes these, much to my surprise), gummi Lifesavers, Twizzler cherry bites, cherry Tic Tacs and a wild cherry Pepsi (didn’t have any diet). I had so many artificially flavored cherry things in my room, it still smelled like it today!

The basket comes together so easily. This was my trial run as I am going to make these for the teachers at the kids’ school as end of the year gifts. I filled little pillow boxes with the candies and topped them off with ribbon and a cherry tag.

The MOJO Monday sketch for this week was my inspiration for the card. I don’t have the Top Note die, so I used my Labels 1 Nesties to cut the lower piece. Rarely do I use my kraft paper, but I love the pop of the red & white with the kraft. Both the red & white are embossed with Swiss Dots, topped with a piece of polka dotted red grosgrain and finished off with black twin and a big red button. I typed in the sentiment while in PSP before printing off my image. Finally, I added Glossy Accents to my cherries (and unfortunately ended up with some bubbles due to impatience!).

Challenge Submissions
MOJO Monday Sketch #139

The Cherry on Top
Stamps:Tiffany Doodles Cherries
Paper: Kraft, Real Red, Staples White, Select White, DCWV The Glitter Sweet Matstack
Copics:C1, E29, R26, YG03, YG23
Other Stuff: twine, button, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots, Glossy Accents, Nesties

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Stop by and check out Tiffany Doodles to see if anything catches your eye. Also, stop back tomorrow for my Freebie Friday post for Bugaboo — it’s a good one!

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5 thoughts on “The Cherry on Top

  1. OMGosh Cammy…this is to die for!! What a great little gift set!! I think the basket is my fav, no wait, the pop logo, no wait the Tic Tacs! Oh never mind…I love it all!! Good luck on the DT call!

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