When I saw the assignment for the Bon Voyage Heart 2 Heart Challenge, my emotions took over completely. It is truly a Bon Voyage from the heart. I made a card for my daughter in preparation for her college departure. It's only a year away, you know! ;)
Oh my, did the tears start flowing! Can I just tell you that while I was making this very card, a certain song came on
"She had that Honda loaded down.
With Abercrombie clothes and 15 pairs of shoes and his American Express.
He checked the oil and slammed the hood, said you're good to go.
She hugged them both and headed off to the West Coast."
*So sorry for the tangent! Keep reading while I grab some kleenex!*
I started with the trendy NEW Sarita Paper Packet for a background pattern. My daughter has chosen several new shirts with patterns similar to this for her current wardrobe, and has some of her favorite colors, so I figured it was a safe choice.
Next, I had already imagined a Polaroid for this one...and the NEW Artbooking Cartridge does not disappoint in that department! Pg. 49 of the handbook has an adorable cut with the word HUGS at the bottom--the perfect negative space to fill with something glittery! ;) I decided to cut a double fish-tailed banner out of the dark grey glitter paper to back it with.
These cute little packages are found on pg. 86 of the Artbooking handbook. They are meant to be birthday presents with a bow on top, but my handy dandy micro-tip scissors took care of that! ;) I had to play around withe the sizes to get it just right for the size of my outdoor denim car stamped from the Fast and Furious My Acrylix. The cute little tires are black buttons with a hole-punch of glitter paper on them for hubcaps! Girly hubcaps. ;)
The inside sentiment is from an older set called Princess Wings that is still available on my Close to My Heart Shop because it coordinates with one of our Cricut cartridges (right now, all Cricut coordinating stamps will always be available for purchase on the website.) I have had it forEVER, but never had the right moment to use it--until now! It is the perfect college bound, Bon Voyage wish! Did you notice that I used the negative cut from the polaroid on the front of the card? :)