Wednesday, 22 September 2010

It's in the bag

Time is running out to order your retiring products - and, as you'll see from the list on the right, products are running out, too! If there's anything you must have, please get your orders to me asap. There's no predicting what will run out next!

Now to today's product. Last minute as usual, I needed a gift bag. All I could find in my stash of gift bags was a plain white one. Not very exciting for a nine-year-old girl but aha! A stamping opportunity of course!

Taking my colour inspiration from the gift inside (some funky stationery), I stamped stars from the retiring In The Stars stamp set in Real Red, Pink Passion and Pretty in Pink. I had no Pink Passion cardstock left (although I’ve since found some – doh!) so layered it on Pixie Pink. I like the Real Red satin ribbon butted up against the pink gingham  to bring the colours together.

Next I stamped the large star from the set in Pink Passion and the floral star in Pretty in Pink and cut them both out. I used the Large Star punch to punch out a third star from Pixie Pink. Pretty quick!

Stamps: In The Stars (retiring)
Cardstock: Pixie Pink (retiring), Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Pink Passion (retiring), Real Red, Pretty in Pink
Accessories: Pink gingham ribbon (retiring), Real Red satin ribbon, Large Star punch

All products by Stampin’ Up!®


  1. I wonder what is prettier - the stationery or the bag?

    What a lovely piece of creativity there. And the red ribbon brings out everything so well.

    xxx Monica

  2. Hi Helen
    I really like this card love the colours
    sylvie xx

  3. This is really cute! I think it's perfect for a young girl.


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