German Phrase of the Day: Alles klar? = Everything is ok? I think this is a repeat, and sorry about that, but it's a good phrase to know. Sometimes people will just ask Klar? in a shortened way too. And yes, everything is ok with my and the baby. I had a few concerned about my comment yesterday about the hospital stay, so I thought I should clarify. My daughter was born at only 26.5 weeks gestation, and while they aren't 100% sure, they assumed it was because of an "incompetent cervix" - lovely phrase isn't it? Because of that, the doctors here want to perform a small surgery place a drawstring around the cervix to help keep it closed until I reach term in the hopes that it will prevent my having another pre-term delivery. So...I will get to enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the German hospital system again. The good news? There's an Italian place across the street from this hospital, and we already know they have good pizza, so I won't starve again! :-)
Ok, now on to today's project. The third challenge Charmaine gave us all at last Thursday's PJ party was to create some kind of box. So, I created this...a modified 2-5-7-10 box. I stamped the Kraft paper with the cookie stamp before assembling, and punched out the scalloped oval - covering it with acetate. Then I put the box together and added the tag. For the tag I just curved the greeting from Sweets for the Sweet. It was actually a very quick project, and lots of fun to create. Now to actually fill it and deliver it to someone.
Supplies: (all supplies from SU! unless noted)
Stamps: Sweets for the Sweet from Paper Pretties
Ink: Close to Cocoa
Acc: aquapainter, scalloped oval punch, red gingham ribbon, metal edged tag, silver cord, 1/8" circle punch