Monday, March 24, 2014

{IBS} Gift Ideas Challenge

Good morning everyone-
I am super excited to share my project with you today!  When it comes to giving gifts, I love creating unique items, that I know will be cherished or even reused in someway. I know that my lady friends, love purses as much, if not more than I do!!  So when I was browsing through the Silhouette shop earlier this week, I came across some new purse cut files, that really caught my attention.  I narrowed down my choices, selected my paper and cut out all my pieces.  Before, I start my assembly I inked all the edges of cut pieces with distress ink.
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Isn't this purse something!?!?  I just love how it all came together and the look is stunning. I finally got to use my new stamp: Mother's Day Bouquet, which I stamped and embossed with clear embossing powder.  I wanted to just add the raised look of the flowers, which can clearly be seen and appreciated.  The patterned paper is from Spring Lilacs Paper Pad.03242014c
Here is a closer look at the front of the purse and the embossing of the flowers.  Pretty right??!! I did some stitching to add more detail to the purse.  I was using my own purse(s) as comparison!!  :)
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Now, since I was being very particular to detail, you know I could not for get about the tag, except mine says: For You, which a sentiment from Beautiful Iris which is embossed in gold embossing powder, along with all the buckles on the purse too.There is one more detail for you...
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Yes, the bottom!!  LOL...Can't have such an amazing designer purse and not put studs at the bottom.  What girl wants to get this beauty wet or dirty!!Well I hope that you have enjoyed my gift purse creation today, which is perfect  for any young lady/ woman and/or fashionista at heart.
Hugs, 
 Calypso
Supplies:Spring Lilacs Paper Pad.Mother's Day BouquetBeautiful Iris

I would like to share this project in the following:
Hobby Cutz Challenge #40
Crafts and Me #146

8 comments :

  1. OH MY GOODNESS, I love your project, very, very pretty, I would buy this purse...

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  2. WOW, this is truly amazing!! You are so talented!

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  3. Oh my gosh! this is incredibly beautiful! I love it! :)

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  4. WOW! This is amazing Calypso, it looks so authentic & I love the attention to detail especially the stitching & the studs on the bottom :o)
    xx

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  5. Hi Calypso
    Wow doesn't seem enough. . . .so double wow. Absolutely amazing!
    Thanks for joining in at Hobbycutz Challenge.
    Best wishes.
    Ang.

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  6. This has an instant "wow-factor" to it!

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  7. Simply amazing! I would have thought it was a real purse if not for the description!

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