Sunday, December 4, 2011

For you

Well, I've been at it again this morning! I went to bed last night with all kinds of ideas running through my head for a way to wrap a gift card and use a tag... and I think my wallet (aka gift card holder) turned out pretty neat - it kind of has a vintage feel to it! It's done in kraft, red and brown, with an embossed dimensional flower mounted on a die-cut circle, faded background text watermark on brown cardstock, some very cool hemp ribbon/bow and a tag attached with a tiny ball chain! OMG! Too much fun! I also tried a new bleaching technique on this project I saw on a StampTV tutorial, which I really enjoyed!

I'm entering my "For you" wallet in the following challenges:

The Ribbon Carousel Challenge RCC31 - Color Our World With Stephanie (kraft, red and brown)
http://ribboncarouselchallenge.blogspot.com/2011/11/rcc31-color-our-world-with-stephanie.html


Stamp TV's Mix It Up Monday Challenge - ABC Project/Gift Card Holder
http://stamptv.ning.com/forum/topics/mix-it-up-monday-abc-project

CRAFT Challenge 131 - Christmas Present
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com/2011/12/craft-challenge-131-christmas-present.html

2 Sisters Challenge 68 - Punches and/or Dies
http://2sisterschallengeblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/challenge-68-punches-andor-dies.html

PaperPlay Challenge 48 - Tags and Wrapping
http://paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/2011/12/48-week-48-tags-and-wrapping.html

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday #146 - Recipe Challenge (flower, ribbon and a tag)
http://flourishes.org/2011/11/timeless-tuesday-146/

The Stamping Boutique Monthly Contest - Holiday/Winter Projects
http://thestampingboutiquechallengeblog.blogspot.com/p/monthly-contest.html

Recipe:
  • Pure Luxury kraft, dark brown and red cardstock, and hemp ribbon from the Gina K Designs Nature's Greeting stamp kit
  • Gina K Designs red patterned paper from the Falling For You stamp kit
  • Flower and sentiment from the Gina K Designs Nature's Greeting stamp kit
  • Versamark, fine black embossing powder
  • Household bleach, small paint brush
  • Copic: R27
  • Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Spellbinders classic circles and classic squares dies
  • Small round doily sponged with Fired Brick distress ink
  • Chocolate flat-back pearls, tiny ball chain for tag


5 comments:

Silke Ledlow said...

Leslie, your gift card holder is beautiful! I need to get crackin' and make some for my girls too :) ...thanks for reminding me :) !!! Glad you had a chance to join us at the FTTC...hugs ~S~

Cindy Haffner said...

FABULOUS Leslie!!~

ChristineCreations said...

What a pretty little gift holder! Really pretty and rich feeling Leslie!

Debbie Carriere said...

Fantastic gift card holder!! Thanks for playing at The Ribbon Carousel :)

Karen McAlpine said...

Really cute idea! I know that I will be giving lots of gift cards this year. Thanks for sharing this great idea. Don't you just love it when inspiration comes late at night??!! LOL.