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Thursday, 1 July 2010

Candy Gift Bag and Summer Holidays




Good morning everyone. Hope you are all well. Today, I have a gift bag I made for Jacks teacher as today is end of term and he is getting a new teacher next term.

Now, in answer to your question, Linds - we are so lucky here in Edinburgh with the fact that our children get 7 wonderful weeks of summer holidays, lol. They finish up today and go back...wait for it...on the 19th August!!! I think I can safely say that unless I pack them all off to summer school then I will be ripping my hair out by the end of this weekend never mind the end of the holidays, lol.

Anyway, I followed Bevs tutorial over on Whiff of Joy Inspirations Blog to make the bag and I have filled it with Galaxy Counters. This made for a really quick and economical gift.







Ingredients:
Image: Willow with Basket from WOJ;
Medium: Watercolour pencils, H2Os, some stickles and some opal dust;
Papers: Papermania - Henbury Lane;
Tools: Cuttlebug; Pain and Scalloped Oval Nesties;MS Lattice Border Punch;
Flowers form Hobby Craft;
CS and ribbon from my stash;

Challenges:
One Stop Craft: Pink and Brown;
Stampavie: Sparkling;
Sew Many Challenges: Anything Goes;
Bunny Zoe's Craft: Nice and Girly;
A Pocket Full of Posies: One for the Girls;
Quirky Crafts: Ribbons;
Magical Crafts - Flowers.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by and visit. Any comments you may leave are much appreciated.

Hugs
Suzanne x

14 comments:

Julia said...

What a great Gift Bag. I love it. Thanks for joining in with my ribbon Challenge over at Quirky Crafts!

Vanja said...

Fabulous project!I love that image.
Hugs, Vanja

Chelsea said...

Hi Suzanne,
Beautiful project!
Wonderful coloring on the pretty image.
I also like the sweets inside. :)
Luv,
Chelsea

Lindsey said...

It's beautiful! Well done for getting it done in time! I guess i shouldn't feel too smug that my kids haven't broken up yet, they don't return until September. Arrrggghhh!

Elaine said...

This is just gorgeous Suzanne. Anyone would be absolutely delighted to receive this gift.
My son has another 2 weeks left in school but doesn't go back until September. At least being a teenager means I don't hear a peep out of him until lunchtime!
Love Elaine xx

Doreen said...

Wow a gorgeous gift bag.Thanks for sharing with Magical Crafts this week.xxx

Suzi said...

What a delightful gift this will be for someone. Love the image and the design. Thank you for joining us at OSCC this week with your lovely creation.

Suzi x

Mandy said...

Suzanne this is gorgeous hun, love the colours and image you've used.
I cannot get my head around your kiddos going back to school in August, In England it's always September
hugs Mandy xx

kim.mom said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the pink/brown combo!! TFS at SMC!

Francesca said...

Wow What a wonderful card , thanks for joining us at One stop crafts challenge this week and good luck!
Hugs
Francesca

Shelley said...

What a gorgeous gift bag, just perfect for the challenge. Thanks for joining in this weeks colour combo One Stop Craft Challenge.
Hugs Shelley xx

coldwaters2 said...

This is awesome a fabulous little goody bag the image is beautiful thank you for joining us this week at OSCC this week.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Val said...

Beautiful project and one of my favourite images - very pretty indeed. Thanks so much for joining the OSCC this week.
Hugs
Valxx

DeeDee said...

A beautiful card!

Thank you for joining us at Stampavie and More this week!

Hugs from Germany,
Diana

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