Saturday, April 16, 2011

Happy Easter - C4C #83

Yippee! It's the weekend!! And since it's Saturday, it's Crazy 4 Challenges time! Silke Kittmann, our hostess this month, has another fun challenge for us all. And being as how it's the third Saturday of the month, this week's challenge is a sponsored challenge. This month our sponsor is Krisi's Kreations. Krisi's store sells templates which are available in a number of different formats, including PSD, TIFF, PNG, PDF and SVG.


With Easter just around the corner Silke has challenged us to create an Easter Gift .... make a basket, a box or whatever you wish.

I chose this sweet little back pack for my project. I totally fell in love with it the minute I saw it and it was every bit as much fun to put together as I thought it would be!  


I decorated it up with some MFT Die-namics dies and made a matching card using Pure Innocence - My Basket Of Eggs. The back pack is perfect for some sweet little treats or a gift card. I cut this with my Cricut and I'm thinking it could be made larger and the front pocket would be big enough for a gift card with more room for a sweet treat in the main section. Either way, it's a winner in my book! I used Basic Grey magnets to hold the two flaps down and ribbon for the handles. It's just so SWEET!

Here's a close up of the back pack.

 
 The card...


 And the inside of the card...
  





 Here are the Copic markers I used.


OK, this is already a long post so I'm going to stop. Sooooo, NOW, be sure to check out the samples by the rest of my crazy girls...er, I mean the Crazy 4 Challenges team ;-)
THEN, you know what to do--we'd love to have you come along and play with us. Just do your thing with the challenge and link it to Mr. Linky on the Crazy 4 Challenges blog. Please link directly to your project. And, if you upload to a public gallery, please use the key word C4C83.

Thanks so much for dropping in today!

~Supplies~
Stamps: PI - My Basket Of Eggs (MFT)
Paper: Sweet Tooth, Bubblegum, Jellybean Green, Perfect Paper Panel (MFT); Stella & Rose Ethel Color Scheme 6 x 6 pad (MME)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories/tools: Cuttlebug (Provocraft);Simply Scallops Medium, Upsy Daisy, and Open Scallop Doily Die-namics dies (MFT); Cricut; magnets (Basic Grey); Copic markers; seam binding; lace, ribbon (craft store); button (PTI); baker's twine; stick pins (Maya Road)

14 comments:

  1. super cute Barb .... love everything about this

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  2. Lucky me with the first comment! Love your card and "backpack". How long does it take for you to make these ideas up, or are you easily inspired?

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  3. such beautiful work....great gift packaging

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  4. Om, wonderful projects Bar, love the backpack...HUGS

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  5. PRECIOUS and soooo beautiful too! Love this sweet Set! Hugs~S~

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  6. The card and 'back pack' just say 'Summer'! The white flowers really stand out and I like the PP with the small pink flowers in it. Lovely set!

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  7. Wow, girl! You did a STUNNING job on your backpack! Soooo pretty. I also adore your card...your coloring of the PI girl is over the top perfect! Especially her hair! LOVE the black hair...I rarely see that on the PI girls.

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  8. this is absolutely PRECIOUS Barb!

    Hugs

    Vicki

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  9. This is such a pretty set! Love the backpack and I love the card! I was wondering what you used for the flowers, then realized when I saw it that I have that die...but haven't used it yet! Gotta break it out!

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  10. Absolutely adorable! You rocked that template! LOVE all the flowers to decorate the card and backpack!

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  11. Both your card and backpack box are definitely winners, Barbara! I'm in love with the colors and the designer paper that you used. They're pretty! Such a fun project!

    Maria

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Thank you for your kind comments--they make my day and I appreciate every one!

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