It's a special Friday at TGIF Challenges...for two reasons. First...it's the 100th TGIF Challenge...also known as #TGIF100! Seriously...100 challenges! What a amazing milestone! And what could be better than that? Well...I'll tell you what could be better...it's a Designer Spotlight Challenge featuring the one and only, uber talented Mercedes Weber!
Click the image above to see the #TGIF100 Challenge details and to see what other challengers have created too!
As for me...I've been a Mercedes fan forever...and I had such fun cruising her blog for inspiration for this challenge. It wasn't my first time, my friends...but I can honestly say that each time I visit I find fresh, new inspiration. Today I was particularly inspired by a Mini Treat Bags post. I loved the use of vellum to create the treat bags...and I loved the DSP...and I just loved everything else about it, too! And so...these little cuties came to be!
My husband loves cherry pie...but in all of our 28 years of marriage I've never been able to master a great pie crust. Ugh...not that I haven't tried...and tried. And so...every once in a while I pick up these little sweet cherry pie treats for him...
and I often put make a bit of special packaging, too. It's just a little something to make an every day extraordinary...or perhaps I'm trying to make up for my horrible pie crust skills! Ha!
I love to create packaging that is kind of a sneak peek as to what's inside...so I used this adorable cherry outline stamp and die cut from the Biggest Birthday Ever Bundle. Not only was it the perfect preview for the sweet cherry pie inside, but it paired well with the best things in life are sweet sentiment from the Suite Sentiments stamp set.
And I just have to say something about these vellum Mini Treat Bags. I. LOVE. THEM!! They are perfectly imperfect...and organic...and if we were only ever allowed to make vellum treat bags...I'd be content.
#TGIF100 Challenge Blog Roll
How will you be inspired by this week's challenge? You'll find the link to add your own project at the #TGIF100 Challenge page HERE. I can't wait to see what you create!
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