Tuesday 22 September 2009

Giant Gift Tag

I am currently living out of suitcases, waiting to move into our own place, and have very limited supplies, most of which are in storage in a basement 40km away. At the weekend I had to make a card for a friend's birthday. I realised I didn't even have enough material to make a card: so I had to think, think, think! We were taking a bottle of wine, so I thought perhaps a gift tag, tied around the neck of the bottle, would suffice. I enlarged the original idea and made it 4 inches high, large enough to stand in very well for a card. I cannibalised an old Hallmark card, stole some string from the garden, and voila! The stylish yet simple giant gift tag:

Farmyard Lineup

Here are the culprits from the New Baby gift bag up close:

Baby, Baby

One of my closest friends is having a baby soon. Her husband is American so they are having a baby shower, something about which I have absolutely no information, experience, knowledge...! So I turn to my trusty craft collection, only to find that I have absolutely no baby craft material! Time to be resourceful...

An envelope and detail:

A card of course, and a gift bag:

Hope the parents-to-be like them!