Thursday, 18 February 2010

Stamp With Us Challenge

Deep breath.....relax..... OMG, this is my first attempt at a challenge!! PANIC!

I adore these colours and would love to be a good enough knitter to produce something like these scrumptious looking cakes! As soon as I thought about the colours in this challenge I could see the project I wanted to do.

A recent parcel through the post brought me Michelle Powell's new book and this little bag is on the front. This is my interpretation of it.

I started off with a 10cm x 29cm piece of Creamy Caramel cardstock and formed a basic bag shape that is 3cm deep, 10cm wide and 7cm high. I used the 1 3/4" circle punch for the handles and the 1 3/8" circle punch for the inner hole. Using the Mat Pack and Paper Piercer I pierced holes around the top edge of the bag, around the circular handles and to form the stems of the flowers. A white gel pen was used to make faux stitching in between the pierced holes.

I die cut several flowers in Sage Shadow, Blush Blossom, Pale Plum and Bashful Blue cardstock and stuck some of them on the front of the bag with Tombow adhesive and some were popped up on dimensionals. A small knot of Bashful Blue taffeta ribbon was tied around the handle.

When my husband saw it his first thought was "ooh, that should be filled with Mini Eggs!", and looking at it, the colours would match perfectly!!!

All items Stampin' Up! unless stated:
Cardstock - Creamy Caramel, Sage Shadow, Blush Blossom, Bashful Blue, Pale Plum, Whisper White
Punches - 1 3/4" circle, 1 3/8" circle
Ribbon - Bashful Blue Taffeta
Uniball Signo white gel pen
Mat Pack
Paper Piercer
Tombow multi adhesive
Stampin' dimensionals
Miscellaneous - flower dies.


  1. This is just so gorgeous. I love that book. You have done a superb job of your very first challenge! Way to go!

  2. That is very pretty Kelly...Did you say something there about a new book??? Must look out for that then lol!!!

  3. A first attempt at a challenge. Wow - you're a natural. I love this, very chic. Thanks for playing along.

    Sara xx
    Stamp With Us Design Team

  4. What a beautiful bag! Love it!

    Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge.



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