Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Basket Full of Strawberries

Hello and Happy Tuesday.

This Friday, Bean will finish her 2-week swim class. She has had a wonderful time...whether she can really swim, well, that's another story. But she is no longer afraid of the water, so that's a good thing!

This is a little gift for her swim teacher. Each strawberry holds 4 Hershey Kisses, and the basket/strawberries are an SVG from MyGrafico. It was a lot easier to put together than I thought it would be.

I thought I'd dress up the basket a little with even more Strawberries from Designed2Delight. I colored these with Copics and couldn't decide on whether to put them on front or use them as a tag. I hope I made the right decision....but now where do I put a little "thanks for being so sweet" sentiment?" I'll work this out before Friday when Bean presents this to her teacher.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Sandy from Ukiah said...

What a cute idea... your coloring is so AWESOME. I am sure Bean's teacher is going to love this.. I will be waiting to see where you put the "you are so sweet"... would it fit under the strawberries? Not much space... so so cute. Glad Bean isn't afraid of the water anymore... and that she had a good time.. hugs from ukiah

Kristine said...

Lola, this is fantastical!! LOVE the li'l strawberry favors and your D2D image is just perfect on the basket. CUTE CUTE!! *Ü*

Pat said...

Oh Lola...This is so cute! What a great gift idea :)

April said...

I am so glad that you said it was easier than you thought! I saw them and wondered...lol

You colored up your immie so sweetly, TFS!

Cheryl Valadez said...

Hi Lola! This is over the top awesome! The coloring on those strawberries is absolutely scrumptious! Your little one's swim teacher is going to be floored with the beauty and detail of this fabulous handmade gift :D Hugz, Cheryl

Jennifer McGee said...

Lola - what a great gift to give Bean's swim teacher! Your D2D Strawberries look so real - as good as the ones I picked from my patch.

Marlene said...

Oh my gosh, that is ADORABLE!! Super cuteness!

Oh, and if your daughter is no longer afraid of the water - then the swim lessons were well worth it!

Denise said...

What a daring basket! I love your coloring of the strawberries :) Thanks for joining us this week at Paper Playtime.

Tracey said...

wow what a lovely present Lola, Bean's swim teacher will adore it!
Hope you're having a great week :)

Kathie ~ Beary Wishes said...

Wow, what an amazing project you made! Its totally brilliant and colored beautifully! Thanks for sharing.

Sandi said...

Lola - Wow, this is BEAUTIFUL! The swim instructor is going to love it! Great detail on the basket with the weave, gorgeous copic coloring, and those strawberry favors are perfect! I've got to stop by here more often!
♥ Sandi

Krista's Paper Cafe said...

A unique creation for a summer digi challenge. The red is amazing!
Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime.
Krista, guest designer

earthspirit927 said...

Cute Basket love the colors the red is so vibrant:) Thank you for Joining us this week for Anything goes at Craft Your Passion Challenges. Good Luck and have a wonderful week.

Peggysue said...

Who needs a sentiment when they're getting chocolate?! Its such a creative gift Lola!

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Lola

What a super little gift you've made with or without the sentiment its gorgeous and the lucky receiver will be delighted!

Thanks so much for joining us this week over at Kaboodle Doodles and good luck.


Tracey Brossart said...

Your coloring of the strawberries is amazing! Great idea, love the little gift basket!

Thanks for playing with us at "Paper Playtime" for our summer challenge and good luck! :D

xx Tracey xx

Faith S. said...

One of my favorite paper projects I have seen! Absolutely adorable!! Gorgeous coloring, too!! Wow!


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