Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Timeless Portrait Purses

I wanted to have something fun to give to my "girls" when I saw them tonight for a dinner/drinks. I am hosting, which means I can spoil them with great little treats, and good eats!

These little purses were a perfect fit for them! They are simple, elegant... or maybe even.. TIMELESS... lol. {{thats the name of the designer paper... Timeless Portrait}}

Its about a 6 inch circle, cutting the bottom off, to make flat. I used the wide oval punch for the handle. On the bottom, I used a few different edge punches for decoration.

Then I made some flowers, from punches and/or different flower Big Shot dies, as my embellishment for the front. Each of the six is different!  I thought about adding alittle charm, or their Initial as a tag... but then it would mean I would have to decide who got what purse... and I would rather it be up to them!

I then used the Big Shot #2 Box, for the center, in Very Vanilla, cutting off what would have been the closure. I did pinch the sides in alittle bit so I could tie the handles together  with ribbon, once their goodies were inside.

I couldn't decide what to put in them... chocolates are an obvious choice {wink wink}, but it fits travel size lotion, chapstick, little sewing kit, Gift cards... its almost endless!  {{I decided on chocolates}}

I have two favorites! ... I love the Black design with Cherry Cobbler and also with the Indigo!

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Rose said...

Your purses are adorable, love the red one, my signature color! Great little gifties.

Basement Stamper said...

Your purses are darling, they turned out so cute. Love the patterns on them and the colors you chose!

Vicky W said...

Gorgeous Chera. I love how they are all the same, yet different. I am sure your girls would have loved them

ArtisticInkspirations said...

These are really cute Chera in the new papers. I made some last year... we used little paperbags and put in packs of tea and chocolate in the bag insert... but sure love these new color combos!!