Wednesday, March 9, 2011

{doggone it!! - it's new challenge time at TPV!}

{the challenge}
The challenge at The Paper Variety this week is to create a paper project that reflects a "get well" theme.

I went with altering a gift bag. I've had these fabric dogs by Prima in my stash for a while...and when I got them out, I immediately thought "doggone it!!" ...thinking wouldn't it be cute to send to someone who had hurt themselves, wasn't feeling well, etc.? {I really love how this bag turned out!} :)

I first applied a Hambly white wood grain rub-on directly to the kraft bag. It went on smooth & tight. Next I added a piece of CC pp for the dog house roof. A piece of black bazzill cs, outlined w/jute made the door. The Prima dog was applied with pop dots and a black Cherry Arte rub-on was added to the bottom of the house. The title is AC Thickers letters - which I always add a bit of glue to, just to make sure they do not come loose. (Apply with a cotton swab and then it is less messy.) The tiny tag is by Maya Road. Inked sentiment is Inkadinkado, misc. buttons, and a bit of Offray ribbon finishes this gift bag. :) I can't help it. This bag makes me smile. :)

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The prize this week is BEAUTIFUL!!! It is a "Sophia Kit", from Dana Swadling, of Close to My Heart. Look at the paper!! The stamp set! The buttons!! The trim!! :) :)

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Can't wait to see what you create for our challenge this week!

Please link up to TPV by noon next Tuesday, March 15, for a chance to win Dana's beautiful prize!!!

Thanks for coming by my blog, and I hope everyone is feeling well! :)

hugs, patti

8 comments:

ScrapMomOf2 said...

This is adorable! Love the house you made, and that dog is too cute!

Rhonda Emery said...

so very cute this would make someone feel better.

mustangkayla said...

Doggon' cute! Sorry for the cheeziness, just couldn't help it! Super cute back Patti!

~jan said...

I might have to get sick just so you will send me this, Patti! SO cute! I love that dog and the little house you made for him is so clever! The pops of green are perfect!

wendipooh13 said...

ahhhh that is too dog gone cute!!!! LOL!!! I couldn't resist.. that puppy is adorable and what a FUN bag!!!!

Valerie said...

This is brilliant Patti!! I love how you used that Hambly rub on for the house - and who knew Prima had fabric dogs? What great inspo for your theme. Love how you put it all together!

Amber said...

This bag made me smile too! It is so cute and I'm sure it would brighten anyones day! Thanks for sharing the great idea!

Julie Ann Shahin said...

I love how you used the Hambly rubon!!! This is really cute Patti!!!!! xoxo