Sunday, February 28, 2010
A Tree for Dianne
I know it is way past December and I am still showing Christmas items that I made. (I was born on time and running late ever since!) I used the Stampin Up 3D pop up tree and the box was from Gretchen's blog. I made bought this die thinking it was totally awesome, on sale, and I knew who I would make a special present for-Dianne.
Dianne is an incredible artist in her own right. She paints on canvas and glass. Every year (for about 8-9 years now) she has hand painted the entire staff that she works with a glass ornament (about 80+ people in her building). For the past 3 years I havent worked in her building-but I still get an ornament thru the interoffice mail. She knows I just love her work and I have a special part of my Christmas tree (the very top where children and animals can't reach) that is dedicated to just Dianne's creations.
Due to the fact that I lost my brakes on the way to work- I made it to my building and had to send her present interoffice mail. I had to scrounge around for a box to put it in so it wouldn't get crushed by the mail person. I had to cute a pretzel box and tape it up. Later in the day I received and email that started off with a great big "OMG!!!" at the top LOL.