Thursday, June 26, 2014

A sunshine for Sunshine

     Sunshine is my OT therapist.  I've been working with her since March 7th - right after my 1st surgery.  I   Sunshine!  She is so caring and yet pushy (because all therapists need to do a little pushing).  She has done such a great job.  I am having another surgery next Wednesday.  I will continue to work with Sunshine until I finally get the word from my doctor.

     4 months of working with Sunshine has built such a relationship.  When you work as much with someone as I have with her, you can't help but to build a bond.  Without her, my finger would not be as far as it is.  This being said, when I found out her birthday was earlier this month, I knew I HAD to make something for her.

     I made her this super cute Post-It note holder.  I CASEd it from Angie Kennedy Juda.  I also CASEd the sunshine from a photo I saw on Pinterest.  I have no idea who's original idea it is, nor if I made it the same way, but I did figure out a way to make it.

TUTORIAL: sunshine

Punch 2 circles from the 1-3/4" punch.  Punch 16 banners from the banner punch.  I sponged one circle and all of the banner pieces.  I sponged the 8 back banner pieces using a slightly darker color than the front banner pieces.  Adhere 8 banner pieces to the back on the sponged circle - spreading them out.  Attach dimensionals (cut in half) to the bottom of the remaining 8 banner pieces and attach to the back on the circle with the banner pieces already attached - offsetting them from the first ones you did, so you can see them in-between.  Attach the second circle to the back to cover everything up and to give you something to adhere the sun down.

Want to see what the inside looks like?

     This is such a simple gift to make.  It's also such a WOW!  Everyone I've made one for absolutely LOVE it!

     I made on for Mother's Day, at my May Stampin' Nite.  All the ladies who attended just loved this simple project.  Be sure to check back tomorrow to see that one.


CARD STOCK:  Daffodil Delight, Island Indigo, Whisper White, & Summer Smooches DSP - RETIRED

INKS:  Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Island Indigo, & Real Red

STAMPS: Teeny Tiny Wishes & Happiest Birthday Wishes - RETIRED

TOOLS:  Paper Trimmer, Score Board, Sticky Strip, Dimensionals, Basic Jewels Rhinestones, 1-3/4" Circle Punch, Banner Punch, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (flower), Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack - RETIRED (flower), Modern Label Punch, Word Window Punch, Owl Builder Punch, Extra-Large Oval Punch, Retro Fresh Washi Tape, Dazzling Details, & Island Indigo ribbon - RETIRED

NON-SU! ITEMS:  Post-it note & pen

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Happy Thursday!

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