Last Thursday was Tim’s birthday. Because he’s one of my favorite people on the planet I decided I should embarrass him on the day of his birth.
So I made this:
Tim loves Sierra and dogs, so it seemed like the perfect present. (Like, DUH.)
The thing is, making things for people is kind of like a present for me because it’s an excuse to get out my paints and my glue gun.
Glue guns are everything.
Then I glued it on with my gun.
“Two please” is one of our inside jokes.
It’s a reference to a rather ridiculous argument Tim and I had recently.
The layers between the bottles are cardboard cake rounds that I covered in gold foil.
The topper is a weird watercolor thing that sort of reminds me of the eye of a hurricane combined with a rooster. I don’t know why it looks this way. It’s just what came out when I was painting, and I went with it.
The nicknames on the topper are probably only funny to us, but that was sort of the point. (I’m “The Worst,” and none of us are actually named “Darryl” — just in case you were wondering.)
The pups’ party hats were cupcake toppers. I cut the stems off of them and then glued them on their heads with my gun.
MY puppy wasn’t so helpful in the construction.
Did you notice his hideous couch?
It’s gone now.
Tim helped me haul it away today and now I have a shiny new one.
(More on that another day.)
Oh, and one last thing before I go — Tim’s birthday card.
He also has a Chihuahua named Baby who bit him on the face the day he brought him home, so this little Chihuahua is saying sorry on behalf of Baby.
Okay, that’s really all for now.
Couch post later.