It's no secret that my birthday is coming up. I start reminding people 6 months before hand. Being a summer baby, I was pretty spoiled when it came to my birthday. I never had to go to school on my birthday, so growing up I pretty much learned that your birthday is the day that you do what you want. For me, that usually means relax and laze around all day. Even now, I take the day off of work on my birthday. I just can't understand doing something other than having 100% fun on your birthday! This card is in that spirit. I imagined it as a birthday card from my yorkie, Sophie, telling me to kick back and relax on my special day. She might have a little bit of an ulterior motive, though- when I'm relaxing, she generally is too.
I used Paper Pups to make the "relax" dog and the word "Relax" on the inside with the shadow feature under the main image. The Sentiment is from Joy's Life- I used a mix of Holiday Occasions and Everyday Occasions. I made the banner that the sentiment is on from cutting a straight piece of paper and using a corner punch on the edges. Isn't the background paper cute? It's from the 8x8 Basics pack from Hobby Lobby. Sophie thought that I should make more purple cards and get out of my comfort zone a little.
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Tuesday Alchemy- Furry Friends
Celebrate the Occasion- Happy Birthday
In case you wondered, here's a picture of Sophie, relaxing in the craft room: