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Sunday, December 12, 2010

For Baby

It's Sunday and I'm guest designing again for Paper Sundaes.
Meljen's Designs is sponsoring this weeks challenge which is 
 Anything But A Square.

I know, I know.  This looks like a square right?  Nope!!  See?

I've made a super sweet gift card holder for a friends baby shower gift.  Isn't it the sweetest thing?!?! Well, I can't take credit.  My blogging buddy Kerri made this same gift card holder and I copied her's I loved it so much.  You can see her's HERE.  

The gift card holder is a template from Perfect Presentations, My Little Bag.  I just love the way it opens.  You could even include some little candies or other small goodies inside as well.  The brown ribbon I used for the handle has a shimmery gold thread through the satin.   It turned out to be the perfect match for this little project.  It's has such a pretty sparkle in real life.

I used Basic Grey's mini magnets to keep it closed.  (I just took the picture before I put them on)  The image is a freebie that is offered for joining Meljen's Papercraft Planet Group.  After I colored the image I cut it out and popped it up on foam dots on the embossed panel.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Stamp: Meljen Designs Digital Freebie - Lion
Template: Perfect Presentations - My Little Bag
DP: DCWV Nana's Nursery's Boy
Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug - Swiss Dots
Nestabilities: Circle & Large Scalloped Circle
Ribbon: Unknown
Sentiment: Computer Generated- AdineKirnberg Script
Copics:  I'll update later...don't have my notebook, it's downstairs and I'm too lazy!!


Natasja Vink said...

I love the bag

~Jeri~ said...

Awwww I love this!!! Melissa has such adorable images and this little lion is perfect for a babys gift or card! As always your coloring is stunning and I love the little bag. They're so fun to make, may need to make another one soon! Stunning work!

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Wendy

This cute bag is truly wonderful!! Wow, you have picked an amazing image there and lovely colors!! It's very, very nice!!

Hugs, Wendy

Fiona said...

another stunning creation Wendy...must check out that template.


Paula (PEP) said...

This is a beauty - love the colours & the lion is just such a lovely one - Meljen really does do animals so well. Hope your lists are diminishing. Snow's all melted & we have brilliant sunshine.
Paula (PEP)

Tracy Valure said...

This turned out sooooooo CUTE! The colors are great and your coloring is fabulous!!! Love it.

Alica said...

wonderful coloring, Wendy! I made several cards with this image, but none of them came out so nicely!
Happy Sunday!

Louise said...

WOW Wendy! This looks amazing, such a cute lion, never seen it before! Thank´s for all the inspiration :)

Crystal said...

Such a great idea for a gift card holder! Love that you have enough room to include other little goodies too!

CraftinGranny said...

Oh Wendy, this is such a cute project. Love the bag! Your coloring is awesome and that image is adorable. "Hug" Carol

Anonymous said...

Oh wow Wendy!! This is so adorable sweetie!! LOVE your clever design and your image is so sweet!!TFS! HUGS

coldwaters2 said...

Brilliant gift bag Wendy the colours, papers and image look top notch I love it.
Lorraine x

Gloria Stengel said...

This is so stinkin' cute. That little lion stamp is just adorable!

Brandie said...

So cute! Gift card holder that looks like a little bag its adorable.
Love it!

Denise Marzec said...

Eeeeek! So cute! You never cease to amaze me!

Kerri said...

Oh Wendy, this is sooooo CUTE!!! Oh I just love how this turned out and that image is the sweetest! GORGEOUS coloring, girl! Isn't this template the bomb?! said...

Sooooo cute! This is one of my favorite templates and you made it adorable :>)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is just gorgeous Wendy!! I just love your coloring of the sweet Lion and the bag you created. It is one of my fave templates.

Shana said...

Wendy this is amazing! What a fabulous way to give a gift card! Your shading is amazing as always!

Christine said...

Adorable!! What a great gift card holder, and so beautifully coloured! :)

Kate said...

I've not seen a gift card holder shaped like this before. I love it!! Super paper choice - and that image is adorable with his little stitched parts. It's adorable the way his tail extends out of the frame. Great job!!

scrapn_momof2 said...

Love this gift card holder! your coloring of this image as always is beautifully done!!

Faye said...

This is just so fabby, you are one truly talented lady. xxx

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