Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Gift Holder - Crafting with Dragonflies Challenge

This is the 2nd week of Crafting with Dragonflies' Gift Card Holder Challenge. I made a money holder, but I wanted to share another version of a Gift holder that I made for my Mom's birthday:

I based the design on my parents' house in Arizona. The window was cut srom a shiny white Core'Daintions' cardstock using the Conservatory Window die from Sizzix/Susan's Garden. I made the shrinky-dink hummingbirds on the front with a Kaisercraft set. I decorated the card with two green felt ribbons and some mulberry flowers. I used bright green Liquid Pearls for the centers of the flowers.

I bought my Mom this Hummingbird die by Dee's Distinctively from the SweetStamps shop. I used the die-cuts to decorate the card, and then presented it as a gift on the inside:

I made a simple pop-up with a green cardstock and a pocket with patterned paper to hold the package.

The quail were cut with a Cheery Lynn die that I also bought at SweetStamps. I had originally planned on gifting Mom this set as well, but we both loved it so much I bought my own!

I'm entering this project into the following Challenges:
Craft Your Passion: Use something Transparent (Clear Shrinky-dink plastic for the tiny hummingbirds)
Lawnscaping: Critters
My Craft Creations: Always Anything Goes

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  1. really pretty card :) Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping.

  2. Love all of the details! Thanks for joining us for the Lawnscaping Challenge! :)

  3. Beautiful composition and use of dies. The colours really pop next to the window and neutral background. The tiny hummies are a sweet detail. Bet your mom loved it. Thanks for joining our I Can See Clearly Now Challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. I hope we see you again soon.


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