>> Thursday, July 29, 2010
I am sooooo sorry that my post is going up late. I am dumb and thought today was the 28th and that I would type my post up after I got to see all the goodies at the vendor show today at CHA. But it is not the 28th, it is the 29th! So now I am dictating my blog post and it is being typed in the car as we drive to Chicago. Go me! At least my project is done ;)
My project for you today uses the Tote-All Package Template. I adore this template! You can dress it up or dress it down, use it for so many different things, and it actually has a lot more space inside than you think.
Here is my entire gift set that I made for a girlfriend getting married. I made the tote to look like a fashionable makeup tote. Inside are 5 fabulous Smashbox makeup brushes, a foundation powder, mascara, and lip gloss, AND there was still room for plenty more.
I created my own designer paper on pink cardstock using black ink and the Fanciful Flourishes set. I’m telling you if you don’t have this set yet, GET IT! It is a lifesaver.
I added a faux closure on the front using a button and some black twine (there is a magnetic snap on the underside of the flap).
You will also see in the above pictures that I opted to fold the liner out instead of inside. I punched the edge of it with a SU eyelet border punch. Here is another quick pic where you can see the decorative edge and all of the goodies down inside.
Now onto the back, there is an adorable optional little pocket that I stamped the same as the flap and added a strip of the same ribbon handle to tie it all together.
Inside of the pocket, (YIKES! Sorry, I’m just the typist, but that is what Katie said while driving! Hahaha)… So, inside of the pocket is a makeup brush tip sheet.
If you look carefully behind the writing, I stamped the too cute fairy from the [tooth fairy set].
Whoops, almost forgot! To embellish the bottom portion of the tote, I used the Fanciful Flourishes set again with Versamark ink to leave a guide and then used hot pink liquid appliqué to add a splash of color.
Moving onto the card, I wanted a card to match the little gifty set so I created the same pattern on pink cardstock. I used the label and a sentiment from the Money Well Spent Set as well as the fairy again from the [tooth fairy] Set. I used the same bling on the card as I did on the pocket on the back of the tote to make it all match.
And this concludes my project today. Maybe I’ll have some fun pictures from CHA! So sorry again for my late post. Don’t hold my air headedness against me. If you haven’t already been to Lauren’s blog, you should really check it out. I have not seen it yet since I’ve been in the car all morning but my typist told me how stinkin’ adorable it is! I can’t wait to see it myself! And now,back to driving …
>> Saturday, July 24, 2010
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>> Wednesday, July 14, 2010
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>> Sunday, July 11, 2010
>> Wednesday, July 7, 2010
We've bumped up our group share day for My Time Made Easy this month! Which means i'll have not 1 but 2 fun posts to share with you today! Woot Woot! I love the excuse to get extra inky! My 2nd post wont go live until 7am, so you have 7 hours to wait for the friends who happen to catch this as i post it!
>> Tuesday, July 6, 2010
>> Monday, July 5, 2010
>> Sunday, July 4, 2010
Well, bad news. My computer is our again. It just won't start up and I don't have a clue what the problem is. I'm so sorry!
I am updating both of my blogs from email from my iPod.
Sine I am unable to load any pictures, check out these fabulous design team members for sneaks of the new set, Retail Therapy designed by Shaela Odd!
Hopefully I'll be able to update the blog better a little later and even include my own card!
Leave a comment on this post with what your favorite part of the set is for a chance to win it!
Sent from my iPod