Thursday, 27 February 2014

Shopping bag!!

Welcome to Thursday my crafty buddies, it will soon be the weekend and a new month.

Speaking of new I am sharing a DT card that I made for the showcase of two new challenges that start today.

The Crafty Little Fairies are going Shopping and
As you Like It are getting 3d textural

Here is what I did









I made the card base by cutting a 5" strip from a 12x12 Teresa Collins embossed core'dinations pad, which I then sanded back to reveal the core. I used a saucer to round all four corners, then scored at 5",6" and 7" and creased to make a gusset.









 I lined the inside with papers and added a little pocket in which to put cash or a gift card and added some handles which I made using 2 SB circle dies and chopping in half. They stick together with half a velcro dot. I didn't have a shopping image, but what do you do when shopping with a friend? You stop for coffee, of course, and that's what these lovely ladies are doing!! Finally a touch of ribbon and  some pearls for more texture.




One Stitch at a time #201 - Girly
Crafty Girls #12 - Anything Goes
Allsorts #247 - Ladies Day
Aud Sentiments #101- Any sentiment for a girl
The Squirrel and the Fox - Something spooled (seam binding)

I'm off to do a bit of shopping now (food unfortunately) after having my hair done.

Thanks for stopping by and for your lovely comments, I appreciate it xx

25 comments:

  1. Lovely idea Sarah especially the little pocket x Susan x

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  2. Like the unusual shape Sarah, might need to give that one a try. Thanks for sharing with us at Allsorts Ladies Day.

    B x

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  3. Waw how really gorgeous! hugs! Mojca

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  4. Wow, Sarah, you clever sausage! This is fab! Gorgeous fresh, spring colours and an adorable image too. xx

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  5. Beautiful card great sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

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  6. Oh I love your little project Sarah. So gorgeous. Hugs! Mojca

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  7. So pretty and practical Sarah - a great idea. I really love your papers you have chosen to use - Michelle x

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  8. This is fabulous Sarah! Love the design and the image is so sweet and colored beautifully. Thanks for the inspiration!!! Hugs, Lisa

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  9. This is gorgeous Sarah. Such a fabulous design. I love the image and beautiful colours too.
    Sue xx

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  10. This looks really sweet Sarah - and what a great gift/card idea. Really love the image (big fan of LOTV) and the colours you have chosen are so spring-like!!! A lovely project.

    Thank you so much for entering this into the OSAAT challenge this week, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT member

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  11. What a great idea. Love the bag shape and the little space for a gift token or money.

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  12. Gorgeous card Sarah - such a fabulous design and a great idea :o)
    Love that sweet LOTV image.
    Hope you had a good day.
    Debs xx

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  13. A fantastic bag and love the colours and image chosen. Thanks for joining our challenge this fortnight at Crafty girls.
    Hugs
    Fiona blog co-owner x

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  14. Beautiful bag, love the image so pretty. Love Alison xx

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  15. What a sweet creation...love the image and the colours you used. You've coloured it up beautifully and I do love the purse idea for the gift of money or a gift card.

    Thanks for playing along with us this week at One Stitch at a Time for our Girly Challenge. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

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  16. Thanks for entering this weeks challenge at allsorts tracyx

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  17. What a fab design Sarah - a really great idea, i love the colours and cute girly image hugs Judith x

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  18. Awwww how gorgeous is this??? really love the colours Sarah and of course the image!!! huggles Sue xxx

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  19. oh this is gorgeous, love this stamp and the fresh, zesty colours xx

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  20. Just gorgeous, what a sweet image and great handbag, with gift card no less...lovely idea. Thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

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  21. What a fantastic idea and a great way to give a gift of money or vouchers! Thanks for sharing how you made it and I'll have to give it a go.
    My favourite bit of shopping would be a coffee (and cake!) stop so this is right up my street :-)
    Hugs, Kat x

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  22. Fabulous image, colour and design Sarah. Love it.
    Laine
    xx

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  23. Beautiful. Thanks for playing at OSAAT. DT Nataliya

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  24. Fab design and another very pretty card, love the back pocket!!! Jx

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