Monday, March 28, 2011

{card patterns #108}


Thursday is my great niece Kimberly's birthday. She is the daughter of my godson & nephew, Ryan. Ryan is two years older than my oldest son. When they were all in high school, they spent much time here at my house. Let's just say I used to feed him. LOL!


Anyway, his daughter is turning 6 years old!! He's having a party for her. :) :) This past week-end, I bought Kimberly a wooden bead set. She loves beads!! She really is a crafty little thing already. :) I also picked her up some pretty head bands, lip smackers, skittles & orange tic tacs. Instead of putting the little things into a gift bag, I thought...why not make her a little purse? So, this morning, I got out my fabric scraps and whipped up a little bag for Kimberly.


I've had these junkitz felt flowers in my stash...for what is it...maybe 5 years now? I couldn't ever part with them, and now I'm glad I didn't! I had a piece of orange corduroy that I just folded in half. Before stitching the sides together, I machine stitched the flowers on top. I cut a couple in half and stitched them along the sides of the bag. Then I added a yo-yo flower to the top of the one big flower on the front of the bag. Handstitched (and used Helmar glue) on the yo-yo flower and button. It's not going anywhere. ;) ;)

{the back}{close-up of front}
Then I had to go to work. Then I had to walk the dog. Then I had to make supper. Now I get to make the card to go with the gift! :) I used card patterns sketch #108.


I love this sweet jillibean blossoms pp. Core-dinations & kraft cs, a FP felt flower & handmade yo-yo fabric flower, pink sorbet twine from the Twinery, buttons from stash - all tied with orange DMC, make up this card for Kimberly.


Thanks to the card patterns DT girls for their beautiful inspiration!!

Thanks, also for coming by my blog.


Hope you're having a good day!! :)

hugs, patti

18 comments:

~jan said...

You are the coolest aunt ever. This is so cute! Kimberly is going to lovelovelove this, Patti! And that card? Fabulous.

Ash said...

These creations are so super cute!!! Great Job!!

Hugz,
Ash
http://cricut-crazed-lady.blogspot.com/

4kids4 said...

That's one LUCKY 6 yr-old!! Wow...this is fabulous...love the orange...and those flowers...I'm drooling!! :-)

~Sharon C.

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

Patti, I love the card and purse. You are definately creative.

curlyqmosaics said...

OMG! What an adorable set! I don't which is cuter...the fab orange corduroy tote or the card! They both are so cute, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!

Mara... said...

These are the cutest projects EVER!!! I just love the tote, it's so so so cute!!! The flowers are awesome and what a FUN card! I love them both. Seriously, LOVE!

LisaM said...

Wow! Your niece is going to love it! Such a fun and colorful gift, Patti! Love it!

Jodi said...

OMGoodness!!!! This is sooo stinkin' cute!!! I loooove the flowers on the little bag!!! What a pain in must have been stitching those on!!! What an adorable card to match!!! fabby flower!!

Suzy said...

Gosh Kimberly surely is a lucky girl! I wish you are my aunt!:D This is too cute Patti!

mustangkayla said...

What a lucky little girl! ADORABLE bag and card! What a cute idea! I might have to do something like that for my nieces birthday! :-) If I can only remember, its 6 months away! LOVE flowers sewn on! What a cute cute idea! That would be super fun on a layout too! :-)

Dawn B. said...

Hello been a long time since I last came to your blog. Gorgeous card!

Elisabeth Sarkis said...

Hi,such a beautiful card, love it!Hugs

Michelle Bertuzzi said...

What a really beautiful take on the sketch. Love the fun and bright color - so does the pouch! Thanks for playing along with us at Card Patterns.

Bethany said...

Adorable, Miss Crafty! Boy, Miss Kimberly is going to ADORE her Auntie!!

Mel said...

Patti you are amazing! That bag is FANTABULOUS!!!

Brenda said...

Such a beautiful card and also a lovely bag!!

~amy~ said...

how ADORABLE...love your embellies and the matching pouch...SWEET! Thanks for playing with us at Card Patterns!

Yara said...

This is so cute! Beautiful card and bag! I was very excited when I saw that you are going to design for Cardabilities. It is a great team to design with. You will love it.