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Monday, 28 March 2016

Babushka Gifts (by Judith)

Hello everyone, it's my final post of the month using the Babushka stamp set, and I have a couple of gift ideas to share with you today.

I cut a couple of tag shapes from kraft card, making one of them a bit longer, and created a gusset to join to the other tag. I scored  along the middle of the area, and also allowed a small area at the end to join to the back tag.

I coloured a smaller piece of watercolour paper, using Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink, and stamped a small flower from the Spring Bird Daffodil stamp set randomly over the background. I coloured the flowers with pencils. I cut a circular hole out of the background, and a slightly smaller hole from the kraft tag, to create a border inside the circle on the flowery background.

I stamped two of the Babushka dolls onto a spare piece of watercolour paper, and coloured these with pencils, before cutting them out and attaching them to the flowery background. I added a sentiment, and then stuck the back and front tags together at the top with strong double-sided tape. As I did so, I sandwiched the top of the bag of chocolate eggs between the tape.

My second gift is a bit of fun. I make these little bracelets all of the time, using coloured shell and jump rings. I stamped some of the medium sized Babushka dolls onto shrink plastic using Stazon Ink, and then coloured the reverse of the images using alcohol markers. I cut them out and punched holes in the top of each one, before shrinking them with a heat gun. I simply attached them to the bracelet with a jump ring.

Thanks for stopping by, Judith xx



10 comments:

  1. What fun gift bag as well as to the chain. The krimpie nice to see (netherlands) Krimpie dinkie. Janny

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  2. Fantastic projects Judith, very clever xx Zoe xx

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  3. Fabulous makes Judith, you and the other DTs have offered us so much inspiration with these stamps, thank you, Kate x

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  4. Both are lovely gift projects Judith! I love the pretty background on the tag and the Babushka bracelet is so sweet. One of my granddaughters would love that (the other one would prefer a football, lol)!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  5. Two fun ideas using these stamps Judith and the bag looks great using such beautiful Spring colours, and the little shrink plastic dolls enhance your bracelet so prettily. x

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  6. Hi Judith, beautiful designs, I love the bracelet, so clever and pretty. Hugs, Shirleyxx

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  7. Beautiful Judith, great ideas and the bracelet is fab
    xxxx

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  8. awww I thought the packaging was fab but the bracelet is awesome - love it xx

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  9. Love that bracelet :) How wonderfully inventive.

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  10. Two beautiful gifts; I aspecially like the bracelet; such a fun idea to use schrinkplastic!

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