Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Pinterest Inspired Present

Hey Dandy Lovers,

So I am obsessed with Pinterest, along with every other female in the world.... and for great reasons! One of the reasons why I love pinning so much is because it is inspiring and thoughtful. I get to share awesome ideas with all of the world and vice versa. The internet can be used for some serious sketchiness, but it is also used for a whole lotta awesome! Pinning shares and highlights everything awesome out there in the world, and it has definitely changed the way I live life :) Pretty cool.

Anywho, my boyfriend (Patrick) recently graduated from flight school in Ft. Rucker, AL. He is now moving to NV to go fly Blackhawks and I wanted to make a thoughtful and creative gift....



So I wrapped the present in a map of where we met....in Level Plains, AL. Haha :)



I used ribbon scraps to tape on the map wrap! Make a bump in the ribbon by rolling tape underneath to really pop!


Cut out little hearts out of red paper and taped a couple on! I love a red, black and white contrast...


Made a shadow box (so saw on Pinterest, again) of some shells from our South Carolina trip, his brand new wings, a picture of us at graduation, and the awesome Level Plains map! Kinda cheesy, but I think cheesy isn't always a bad thing :)

Check The Dandy Lion out on Pinterest here!
Also "Like Us" on Facebook to catch a {Dandy Flash Sale} here!

I had a super exciting day of buying.... lots and lots of good things to come in The Dandy Lion's path...yay!

xoxo,

Ashlee
Owner & Buyer
The Dandy Lion Boutique

2 comments:

  1. I absolutely love this! You are so creative Ashlee. I'm going to try to stop in the store in the next couple of days so hopefully you are around!

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    1. Thanks Candace!! Hopefully you can come catch up, I feel like so much has happened!! I will be around the rest of the week/weekend :) And Saturday I am doing a huge sidewalk sale!

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