Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Daffodil Gift Bag

Last night was craft night with the girls and we all made these triangular gift bags.  My shoulder has improved enough to bake again so we had some blueberry, lemon and mint drizzle cake before we got crafting.
The gorgeous daffodil image is one of Ruth's new images from A Passion for Stamps.  It's so beautifully drawn and is a joy to colour.  As a SAD sufferer, daffodils herald the arrival of more daylight, hence why I love them so much.  My favourites are the yellow ones with peachy orange centres like the one I've coloured here.
The box was made with Xcut nesting pennant dies, scalloped and plain, with a card gusset to make the sides.  The papers are Papermania Capsule Collection in Lemon Sorbet.  A ribbon handle and some gems finish it off.
I'm making three of these so Robbie can give them to his teachers and classroom assistant as an Easter gift.  I've popped some Easter chocolates inside, yum!
Although we all made the same boxes, they all looked so different as everyone decorated them in different ways.  We had stamped images and die cut flowers in a lovely selection of colours, they all looked beautiful.  I love seeing everyone's take on the same theme and I'm always amazed by how different they all look.
I'm entering this project in the following challenges -
Craft Your Passion - #103 - monochrome
Daisy Doodles - #56 - spring
Creative Craft Challenges - anything but a card


  1. Gorgeous gift bag Wendy, fab shape and you have coloured Ruth's daffodil in so beautifully...Your cake sounds yummy.
    Wendy xx

  2. What a pretty shape Wendy and perfect for Ruth flower head.

    B x

  3. This is a great idea for gifts. Love the banner shape. Elaine

  4. Oh Wendy, this is a brilliant idea to use the Daffodil on. It looks great! Thanks so much,
    Ruth x

  5. This is lovely nice and bright and l love Daffoldils they are lovely at this time of the year but they don't last long enough:)x

  6. Love your giftbag. And you colored it really fantastic.
    Thank you for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
    LG Michelle

  7. so gorgeous wendy.i love the daffodil and fab shaped gift bag :D

    xx coops xx

  8. love your easter giftbag!! you have used so nice colors!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges!!

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  9. How lovely
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Card this week
    Love Jan

  10. so sweet ! really spring feeling - thank so much for playing with craftyourpassionchallenges - hugs Joanna

  11. How Springy!!
    Thank you for joining in at Creative Craft Challenges!


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