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I suppose I needed a break

And I took one. We've been moving some stuff to the new house and I've been cleaning cleaning cleaning. I can't wait to have out stuff there and my new Crap Room set up! We've picked up a desk and some odds and ends, they just need to be painted. And I plan on painting the walls...I can't decide between pink (the obvs choice) and turq/aqua. Who's tired of house chatter?

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of meeting The Crookedstamper and Paper Batty. We had so much fun talking, we didn't make a thing (which was our tentative plan). But I made them each a matching little goody pkg of 2 Hero Arts shadow inks wrapped up pretty. I'm very pleased with how these turned out because I started off with no plan whatsoever, I just knew I wanted to do a paper flower of some sort. Sometimes flying by the seat of your pants pays off.

**photo by Leslie Hanna, The Crookedstamper



stamps: hero arts
card stock: PTI
ink: PTI, hero arts
accessories: ribbon-offray, brad-cosmo cricket
tools: spellbinders nestabilities

8 comments:

Nancy said...

What a lovely gift presentation. It is so nice to personalize gifts such as yours. I am sure they will treasure them!

Virginia L. said...

Yummy packaging with the HA lovely ink pads! Love your gorgeous paper flower!!

Tenia Nelson said...

Very cool!!

Kirsti said...

Oh I do like your packaging and the flowers are divine...you may have just inspired me to do something - mojoless for about 6 weeks now and counting!!!..xox

Allison said...

One super fab creation...great distressed flower!

Leslie Hanna said...

I had SOOOOO much fun! Thanks for the prezzie!

Louise Sutton said...

Good luck with the moving and painting - and even though you didn't ask for a vote, LOL, I'm voting for turquoise - because it goes so well with pink! Love the pretty flower packaging for your gift - isn't it fabulous how a simple bit of paper can dress up a present?

Alice Wertz said...

really pretty packaging! yum!