Here is my card from the May card exchanged. I took a few different design ideas off of some other pinspiration cards plus used some of my own flair.
I tried to create an interesting background with the embossed polkadot and chevron. I was testing out a few different characters and ended up deciding on the bird. (I almost did a gnome standing on a chair or a cat) I incorporated some ribbon and string to add some dimension.
I think it turned out pretty cute!
Here is the pinspiration I worked from: