Friday, January 9, 2015

Happy 18th Birthday to my sweet Candace

Happy 18th Birthday to my sweet daughter, Candace. 
I have so much I want to say, but sometimes I think too many words aren't  necessary. Candace, I LOVE you more than you will ever know. You have made me so proud to be your mom and I am excited to watch as your book of life gets filled with experiences, trials, and tribulations. I will be here when you need an ear when you are mad or aggravated. I will be here when you need a shoulder when it seems nothing is going as planned. I will be here when you need to tell someone some corny pick up line. The jist is simple.. I will ALWAYS be here. God helped me along the way and I trust that you will keep your faith in Him and he will help you as well.  ( be sure to scroll to the bottom to see some photos of Candace growing up. They truly show her bubbly personality)
This song is for you Candace.
Now.. over the gushy stuff and to the exciting stuff.
I worked over several days to make my daughter a banner. I LOVE how it turned out!!
Products Used:
Ribbon: Lovebug Creations ( sadly they no longer sell ribbon)
Designer Paper: DCWV ( The Garden Tea Party Stack)
Big flowers: Prima
small brown flowers: Recollections
Cardstock: Bazzill
Cuttle bug
leaves are punches
pink burlap
paper doilies
washi tape
letters cut using the Silhouette Cameo
I saw this saying on Pinterest and HAD to make Candace a shirt. She has so much personality it dazzles like glitter!!

Shirt: Michaels
Of course.. what's a birthday without a card?? During my pinterest search I ran across a card similar made by a sweet lady named Carole. Of course I wanted to see more so I hunted down her blog! Click her name to go to the post. Thank you Carole for inspiring me!!
Products Used:
Pearls: Prima
Cardstock: Paper Trey Ink
Ribbon: PTI
Numbers: Chipboard from my stash
Enjoy this slideshow of Candace .. These photos truly show her personality.
Thank you for visiting my blog.
Big hugs,

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