Aquaholic

V is for Victory but also for Victoria.  She is heading to the University of Buffalo where she will swim for their D1 team.  Victoria is super sweet, honest and hardworking but also has a playful, whimsical side.  So I thought a few happy splashes (thank you Jill from Funky Cookie Studio) and a saying from her favorite Disney movie would give the set a lighthearted feel.

DSC_0007…Working on some different techniques; my attempt at pointillism (divisionism/neo.impressionism) was NOT spot on but, hey, you have to start somewhere.

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Lots of layers until the final platter was complete!

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In the Swim of Things

I am quite familiar with eau de chlorine as both of our daughters were competition swimmers.  And, once you are in the swim world, it is never far away.  At least I have absolutely NO guilt handing a swimmer a cookie.  They are a fit bunch who will burn those calories within the first 25 yards.  I made some traditional, looks.like.a.swimsuit cookies as favors for a swim banquet.  But then I digressed.  A platter for a bunch of gentlemen swimmers who are stealthy like a ninja and maybe, just maybe, caught the water inferences before consuming the “molecules”.  And this week, as college swimmers start the 2014 championship season, I stamped aquatic themed conversation hearts.  I might go as far as to say they turned out swimmingly!

Traditional:

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H2O and ninjas:

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