Sunday, April 27, 2008

Thank You Set to Someone Special


Good Evening, Everyone!! This is a "thank you" gift set that I'm going to give to someone special who has been very nice to me. Hey, it may be you. . .LOL! I have a whole bunch of people that I need to send "thank you" goodies to. . .boy, I'm going to be seriously busy but that's okay. This set is just one of them that I finished and will be sending out. I really am slow sometimes in creating and sending out these things but if you've been nice to me. . .please remember, that I do truly appreciate it. The recipient of this thank you set has been a very nice blogging friend. . .who has always been thoughtful and kind to me. Thank you, friend. I hope you'll like them. It's nothing grand, but believe me, the thought is there!! You are truly appreciated!!

This is a card I made. . .it's a "hidden message" card or "slider" card. This is similar to the card my stampin' friend Joanne had given to me when we got together a few weeks ago.

Again, I don't know who the original creator of this technique, I just sort of figured out how to create it based on the card that Joanne had given to me. LOL!

This is how the card looks when the string is pulled. A little message is revealed.

Card Details:
Stamp Set: SU Friendly Flowers, Lots of Thoughts
Paper: My Minds Eye (MME) designer paper, SU Pumpkin Pie, Blue Bayou, Chocolate Chip
Ink: SU Pumpkin Pie, Blue Bayou
Accessories: CTMH Bigger Brads, Grosgrain Ribbon, SU Ticket Corner Punch, Scallop Punch, 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" circle punches


This is a little mini box that I decorated. I put a little something inside.


I think the SU stamp set I used was "Riveting".





This is a matching accordion mini album card. . .I guess. It's like a card but you can use it as a mini album too if you want.

The clip holds the album/card closed. The clip is by Making Memories, in the case you're wondering who makes these mini clips.








Here is the album/card when opened up. The size of the pages are approximately 3 1/2 x 3 1/2. I didn't decorate the inside so the person can add her own pictures or decorate it further and treat it like a card and send it out to someone else.


Anyway, I have a lot of work to do. . .I have a whole bunch of "thank you" cards and handmade gifts to work on.

Until later!!

16 comments:

Rita said...

WOW! Maria this whole gift set is gorgeous! Luv the colors, you did a fabulous job! I'm sure she is going to luv it! I luv the hidden message card...how cute is that idea!!!

Jen - a "Spice Angel" said...

this gift set is gorgeous, whomever is the recipient of it will be truly delighted. Anyone that is graced with your projects in their hands will be smilin' ear to ear... you are fabulous sister!!! Thanks for sharing these!! Keep on shining!!

Hugs,
Jen

Diane said...

Oh my goodness,that is sooo lovely!
Your work is amazing,and those colors are so nice and vibrant!!
Whoever receives this will be one happy blog friend!!!!

Dawn Easton said...

Wow, Maria, this is beautiful! What a wonderful gift set! Your colours are fantastic! I'm sure your friend will LOVE this!!

Flossie's Follies said...

What a beautiful gift set, these are fantastic.

specialcraftmom4 said...

What a great card!!! I just love the colors. Julie

Ila said...

Absolutely Gorgeous!! everything about this set is Fabulous....the card, colors and useful as well...I'm sure the person who recieves this is going to be very happy!!

2 Worlds said...

I agree this set is great and loved that hidden and open up card !
You're talented Maria !

Catherine said...

I love this! Totally awesome! If you thought this friend was nice to you before, just wait until they get this - they'll love ya to pieces!

Anonymous said...

You do beautiful work... and this is a gorgeous set!

Swedie

Anonymous said...

You do beautiful work... and this is a gorgeous set!

Swedie

kathleenh said...

Maria, this is fabulous! The papers, colors, and everything is gorgeous! I just LOVE that hidden message card. So clever. the package and the mini album are all so beautiful! The recipient is sure to LOVE this!

malieta said...

Wow.....this gift set is awesome and I love the unique card design!
malieta:)
p.s. I love the color combo, very striking!

The Lucky Clucker said...

This is a gorgeous gift set Maria! Those colours are fantastic and sure to bring joy to whoever is receiving them!

Sonya said...

Wow just beautiful! your friend is just going to love this..What a lucky girl!!

Mel M. M. M. said...

Stunning! Love these hot colours. You are SO inspiring! :0) Mel

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