11/8/13

Anything BUT a Card - Crafts 4 Eternity

Oh I love this recipe challenge - anything BUT a card!! This week over at Crafts 4 Eternity, we are sponsored by the generous Michele of Crafts 4 Eternity offering 3 free digital stamps!

We have a couple 'girly' birthdays to celebrate, I absolutely loving making these 2 pocket gift sacks! This one is Kraft and Cream/White striped and measures 5" x 7 1/2". I folded up about 3" at the bottom and sewed around 3 edges, I then threw in lots of pink, red, some pretty blue and a super cute image and sentiments!

The front pocket holds the little blue mini notebook paper stamped with the image and 2nd sentiment from Taylored Expressions "Belated Birthday - Stand Out" (cuz yes, we are technically late with this gift - oops!!). I colored the image with Copics and added a little pom pom to the top of the birthday hat. I also outlined the age with a black heart...look close, see it? She just turned 15!

The outside sentiment (upper right corner of the lower pocket) says "I didn't forget your birthday"; while the bird tag says "I just wanted my card to stand out from the crowd!". Cute eh? The birthday message can be written on the back of the bird tag.




We will tuck some cash and small items into the upper pocket - where you see the tissue paper. I added 3 scallops across the bottom to tie in the blue and some gorgeous Hibiscus Burst ribbon tied into a fluffy bow. Thanks for stopping by; hope you have a GREAT weekend!

Hugs,

WHAT'S IT TAKE?
Stamps: Taylored Expressions Belated Birthday - Stand Out
Papers: Doodlebug Love Birds (older 6x6 pad)
Ink: MFT Hot Fudge
Accessories: Janome Sew Mini, CC Designs Cutters Corner Banner Die (wow, mouthful), PTI small scalloped die and notebook die, PTI Hibiscus Burst ribbon, Kraft/Cream paper sack

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5 comments:

Lyndsey Turner said...

Love this little creation, so cute. Love the gorgeous papers and colours and adorable little birds x

Rusty said...

I lvoe all of the cards you make but this one has to be my most favourite!! its gorgeous!! xx

Susan said...

Michele this is just FANTABULOUS !!!
Birds are so cute and all the DP you have used are gorgeous xxx

Kerry said...

LOVE!!!! This is just gorgeous M Pee...would love some of those bags. Where did you get them? Ryan's coming home next month for a visit...could easily fill his case lol. xx

Christine Kiehl said...

Just darling card! I want one.....:)