Saturday, 9 April 2011

Family Creations

Hello Everyone

Today I sharing two little projects I made for my family members recently.

First my sister had her birthday a couple of weeks ago. Maria and I are buying each other a sisters' day out later in the year for our birthdays, (we are going to a show, cream tea and a fabby dinner), but I wanted to give her a little something to open on her special day.

I bought her a little pot of eyeshadow and made a pretty little gift box for it using the Big Shot machine and a Mini Milk Carton die.

It is closed with a paperclip with a little narrow taffeta ribbon in Marina Mist to match the ink I used. Did you notice the French Foliage stamps in evidence again? I am loving that set so much.

I finished the box with the M from Broadsheet Alphabet and a rhinestone for a bit of birthday bling!

My next card features another stamp set I really love - Just Believe. I made this as a Mothers' Day card, (for my US visitors, Mother's day is earlier in the UK).

I had a play with my Colour Spritzer Tool to get the speckled effect on the Sahara Sand card. The flower is stamped in White Craft Ink and I finished the card with a button threaded with Linen Thread.

Inside I used a top note insert, the butterfly comes from Nature Walk, (another lovely stamp set from the new Mini Catalogue) and the sentiment is from Occasional Greetings - a very useful set to own.

Back with some more projects soon.


  1. both are wonderful..i really like the mother's day card...nice color combo and stamps

  2. both projects are lovely...but I especially love the Mother's Day card!

  3. Nice detail on the inside and envelope - so classy!

  4. Awesome! I love the milk carton gift box! Just Believe is one of my favorites too and the card is wonderful! Love the color combo.

  5. Very appealing in all senses..... The color, the theme, the occasion.... Amazing creations.... :)


  6. Your projects are always so nice Elizabeth! I really like the milk carton know I'm a big shot freak LOL!! Excellent work Hun & TFS!!!

  7. Beautiful! Love them both. I am partial to the card with the twine and colors.

  8. Gorgeous projects, Elizabeth!! The gift box is so sweet and I love the fun paperclip and the bling! :) Your card, has once again, am convinced that I NEED this stamp set! Rich color combo and beautiful details! Wow!!

  9. Gorgeous projects Elizabeth as always. I now need the milk cartoon die! cheers mate

  10. Elizabeth, gorgeous projects (as always)!

  11. Nice projects! Love the Mother's Day I must have this stamp set too. :)


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