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Monday, 13 November 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 200

Our challenge for this fortnight at Crafty Cardmakers is to make anything but a card.

I decided to make a gift look a little more special.




A friend at work really wanted one of these jugs for her kitchen, so with her birthday coming up, it seemed and ideal gift. But it looked quite plain - it really needed the flowers she plans to put in it. For various reasons, real flowers are impractical before she gets the jug home, so I improvised with some tissue paper and hand-made flowers. The whole paper assembly will just lift out, so the jug is undamaged.

Each of the flowers were made using Sizzix Susan's Garden dies. I shaded petals and leaves with Pan Pastels. And that's it! It'll go in a gift bag and I hope she's going to like it.

I hope you can join us this fortnight.

3 comments:

Angela Radford said...

Hi Josephine, great idea. Lovely gift, bet your friend loves it. Happy creative week, Angela xXx

Glenda Atkins said...

Beautiful jug and so tastefully decorated. Very impressive!

Happy Crafting
Glenda

Kim x said...

I'm sure your friend will love it Josephine, and the flowers will last much longer than real ones. Hugs Kimx

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