Some friends of ours have welcomed the sweetest baby girl into their family, and I wanted to gift them with something handmade... and from the heart.
When she finishes oohing and aaahing over the bag (which is so great, all by itself - she could just stuff baby essentials in there, and pop it into her purse... she'll never be fumbling for the soother, or that 1 diaper... and my kids use theirs when we're going to doctors offices or wherever - they know whatever toys fit into their bags is what they're allowed to bring for entertainment...) - she'll find these:
A set of kraft envelopes, stamped with the matching tiny owl from the taglines: critters set. The different sizes of critter images make this ensemble look a little more pulled together - don't you think?
The owl cards themselves were kept pretty simple... cream and brown, with a touch of pink - to match the fabric owl on the bag-front.
I hope you've enjoyed peeking at my owl gift set! If you'd like to whip up your own drawstring bag, click *here* - I love Dana's site for beginner sewing projects. I scaled down the bag dimensions, but followed her steps exactly...
Until next time...
Fabulous! They are SO beautiful.ReplyDelete
This turned out so sweet, Elena! She is just going to love it :) I just got that owl die, I just love how you used the embossing on its belly, I'm definitely going to use that idea, thanks!ReplyDelete
Wow! Fantastic set, Elena! Love the bag and cards and the envelopes...all of them:)ReplyDelete
Elena, this is such an adorable set! I had to Pin it. I love the embossed bellys and the soft colors. So dreamy!ReplyDelete
Fantastic little set! I really need to get me this die!ReplyDelete
Adorable! Love the kraft + cream + pink.ReplyDelete
so sweet and amazing!! love the cards of course, they're absolutely perfect! but the matching bag just puts it over the top! just wow! :)ReplyDelete
I love this, it is one of my favs!ReplyDelete
It's all so cute and sweet! What a great gift!ReplyDelete
What a perfect gift... So lovely, and I love how perfectly it all coordinates together. I am sure your friends will ove it!!ReplyDelete
Love the owly cuteness. Especially those note cards.ReplyDelete
Your gift is absolutely precious! I love those cards with their texture and colors, and the matching bag is a treasure!ReplyDelete
Absolutely stunning! What a fantastic gift idea and those cards are sooo sweet!ReplyDelete
How wonderful! This is so sweet!ReplyDelete
This is fabulous, Elena! So adorable and wonderful!ReplyDelete
This is so sweet, and I love the embossing! It looks greatReplyDelete
(ps. sorry I am commenting LONG after you posted this! I am so behind on my google reader!)