Tuesday, August 23, 2011

A gift for baby

A friend of mine at church is having a baby. Their new little bundle is supposed to be a girl and she is due ANY DAY now! Thank goodness because she has got to be miserable in this heat. Here in Germany we do not have AC so on those couple of weeks a year when the weather gets HOT - we are sweltering and just trying to stay cool.

Anyway, on to the gift I made for her. First off the packaging is a PTI box that they send their stamp sets in. I wrapped it with some patterned paper and finished it off with Sweet Blush ribbon and some old organza. I added a tag out of PTI Pastels patterned paper and a white doily {heart my cuttlebug and PTI dies}. And again I added a strip of patterned paper to the tag.

I made a set of 12 Thank You cards for her and packaged them up in one of my PTI boxes. The card base is impressed with the Parisian Doily, then I added a Doily Details die cut (made 4 of each design). In the center of the Doily Detail die cut I added a punched circle stamped with Tag It's vine circle and little flower bouquet. Finally I stamped thank you in the center of it all and stamped 1/2 the vine circle and the little flower bouquet on the envelope so that it all coordinates.

Using the Parisian Doily and Tag Sale Dies again I made a Welcome Baby card. Not sure if I like it or not. May go back and redo it. I used a sentiment from Round and Round stamp set and another Tag Its circle (this time the lacy one) and added some coordinating buttons and another strip of patterned paper to tie the card with the gift packaging. For the final step I added wrinkled ribbon and spritzed with Black Cherry glimmer mist (this is the step I am not sure I like).

That is all for now! Hope you enjoyed it.


Rhonda said...

What a great gift set Angy!! I love my dies and Big Shot too!!!

Mad for Paper said...

Perfect! that doily die looks fantastic embossed.

carol (krillsister) said...

The thank you cards are gorgeous. I am sure the mother of the baby is going to have a hard time parting woth them because they are so pretty. the way you packaged them is lovely too.
Your welcome baby card is pretty. Love the buttons.

Sharron said...

So pretty and what a sweet gift! I love how you used your dies!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Your gift set is beautiful. I love the thank you cards. What a very pretty baby card too!

Peggysuez said...

That is a pretty set, great use of the embossing folder. The thank you cards are a thoughtful gift. We don't have air either, hot water baseboard heat, so I can sympathize with that poor pregnant mama.

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