Thursday, January 14, 2010

Just Because Gift Bag


I saw this project/challenge over at Project Tuesday and of course had to have a go. I am really enjoying creating shapes out of card and paper lately. I have followed the instructions that they offered. Must admit I mustn't have quite embossed the lines in the right place as I had to do a little jiggling to get it to sit squarely.

I used some of the lovely paper that I received from Thearica at the end of last year. It's from a Once Upon a Time paper pack. I added the gold ribbon bow to the top. Then dug out my 2" Just Rite Stampers and stamped the greeting and the border. To create the medallion I have used my nesties...circles and scalloped edge circles. Card is SU Close to Cocoa, SU Ruby Red and SU Cameo Coral. I have added a punched out butterfly which I have decorated with left over pieces from my gold word stickers....same as the edge of the scalloped circle.

I have entered this gift bag into the Kaboodle Doodle Challange #22 - Anything but a card. (Thanks for tip Angie).

Thought I would actually be early this week and enter this into the Pick Three Challenge over at Stamping Vacation. I have chosen -

-Start your card from a patterned piece of paper and create from there.
-Use any color you MIGHT see in the sky (I am thinking the two centre colours of my medallion are sunset colours)
-Use a stencil or template

20 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous little gift bag. Your paper is lovely and that butterfly is too cute!

    Kylie xo

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  2. Hi Merry,
    THis is gorgeous,
    You could also enter it at Kaboodle Doodles this week as it is anything but a card,
    Hugs
    Angie

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  3. WOW!! This is gorgeous!!

    ...and don't feel bad I always have the same trouble when scoring. When I make my pizza boxes I always have to fuss with them to get the box to set correctly.

    Also, did you get my last e-mail??

    Talk to ya later!
    -Stacie

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  4. So beautiful,love the DP and the butterfly is a perfect touch!!!\xx

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  5. what beautiful paper you used :)

    thanks for joining us on Project Tuesday this week :)

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  6. What a pretty little bag Merry, thank you for the idea. The DP is very pretty as well.

    B x

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  7. Wow! Merry,this is just delightful! Ruth x

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  8. Just gorgeous! The bag itself is a GIFT! :) Love that paper you chose! So pretty! I agree that your medallion center could be a sunset color...a beautiful sunset at that!

    Thank you so much for playing along with PICK 3 Challenge!

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  9. This is beautiful! Love the butterfly! Thanks for joining us at Project Tuesday this week!

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  10. A gorgeous gift bag - thanks for joining in with the Kaboodledoodle challenge.

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  11. Hi Merry, this is another great idea, thanks for sharing. ikke

    ps: thanks for alerting me of my mistake - I have put it right and if you like the die you should have a look at what Kazan did with it! http://nunutoolies.blogspot.com/

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  12. Hi Merry - thank you so much for your lovely comment, I really appreciate it.
    Love your bag, such gorgeous colours and papers and such lovely details.
    hugs Heather xx

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  13. This is beautiful. and have to say , I do love these papers, so pretty, but don't like using them, is'nt that the way!

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  14. Stunning box Merry, LOVE the elegant design and papers!

    Thanks for playing along with us over at Stamps and Smiles - Project Tuesday ~ Hugs, Jennifer :)

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  15. Really lovely gift bag. Thanks for joining in the fun at Kaboodle Doodles this week. Jill x

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  16. Georgous and beautiful! I like this bag -there are so many ideas in it!

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  17. What a beautiful bag.The paper is wonderful. You've got very good taste.
    Thank you for visiting my blogs.
    Kisses from Spain.

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