Wednesday, February 23, 2011

February Showers....

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Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope you are all doing stellar today!

Wanted to share this card I made for one of my BFF's baby shower. My mojo still hasn't returned, but I forced myself to make a card. This one particular group of friends are not crafters but have always told me they cherish my creations and save all of my cards. So I felt bad if this momentous occasion went without a home-made card.

The card itself took no longer than three minutes to make. I just layered patterned paper from this one notepad I had from K & Company. I should really stop buying notepads because I get pretty tired of the same PP fast. But it truly is very convenient for making quick baby-themed cards.

So in order to 'get rid of' these PP, I thought I'd decorate this cardboard carrier I got from IKEA. It was perfect as a 'basket' for my small gifts.

Here's what it looked like before. And it had two compartments -- one on the front, one in the back.



Here's the front with some patterned paper scraps.



Here's the back.



Add the tissue paper.



And the matching card and tie a ribbon. Voila!! A great way to present gifts and recycle at the same time!



I was also in charge of favors. Thought these were so cute from Beau-coup. The mother-to-be's fave candy was popcorn-flavored Jelly Bellies so they were perfect!



See you soon!

5 comments:

Tanya R said...

Rinne, you are amazing. I wish my creativity would expand to your level!
Hugs
Tanya

Sparkle said...

These are darling!

Amy said...

Who needs mojo when you're a creative genious I tell ya! ;)
These are fantastic Rinne!

I should probably stop buying paper pads for the same reason but I can never help myself, LOL!

Alison Willis said...

The popcorn jelly belly favors are so incredibly creative! I love, love, love that idea!!!

jo said...

So cute and creative! :)