Happy Birthday Adam!! My baby is 4 years old today.  We had little cake with the family today, nothing big.  Adam chose a fudge marble cake with vanilla and chocolate ice cream inside and white icing.  I used my bake and fill pan – expcept the ice cream was melty.  This time it was due to Texas heat and I didn’t get home from the store early enough to give it time to re-freeze!  But the kids all ate it.  Andy said it was the best cake he ever had, lol!

I haven’t ventured into the stamp room since I’ve been back, but I did have this to share from before I left.  I wanted to wait til Leigh got it before I showed it here.  She sent me one of those amazing 100 color challenge books and I had to make her something ultra nice as a Thank You.  This is what I came up with.  I used the zutter brand covers and had issues.  I covered them with Amy Butler’s new paper and Royal Coat decoupage (cause Debbie said it’s better than mod podge!).  Well – it wouldn’t hardly fit in the Bind-It-All!  Shouldn’t their own covers (which are supposed to be covered!) fit in their own machines??  And it was before I embellished it.  How frustrating!  Anyone else had this issue?  What have y’all used that fits in the machine better, but is larger than coasters?  So it turned out a bit crooked and I was so mad!  I really wanted it to be perfect because Leigh does such amazing work.  I embellished it with some velvet ribbon from Michael’s and a few primas.

Thank you so much for the color challenge book Leigh!