14 September 2014

#Party Time!



Hi All! Welcome to the Rose Blossom Blog Hop celebrating #30yearsofhappy! If you've hopped over from Created By Barbara, you're in the right place. Did Barbara offer up some amazing inspiration or what???  If you're just joining in the hop, you can find a list of participant blogs at the end of this post.

Now on with the projects!

This month I needed packaging for 4 gift cards--3 for girls and 1 for a guy. I decided to go with a little matchbox that's big enough for a gift card and some candy. (I also made some matching  gift bags with enclosure cards.)

Let's take a look:


For the guy gift set, I used the mustache from #30yearsofhappy to make my own patterned paper, stamping it in Black Exclusive Ink on White Daisy cardstock. (He's having a "Mustache Party," so it's perfect!) The box, bag, and card are made from Black and White Daisy cardstocks. I decided to accent the box and card with other stamps from the same stamp set in Glacier and Goldrush Exclusive Inks. I also added a few black enamel stars--white stars would work too.

Here's some close-ups of the box and 3x3 card:






And here's a look at the bag:



Now let's take a look at the girls' set:


For the girls' boxes, cards, and bags, I used Smoothie cardstock and Chalk It Up paper. I added a little Chalk It Up Picture My Life card to the bottom of the box for some fun reinforcement. The sentiments are in Lagoon and Black Exclusive Inks. Let's take a look:



Here some close-ups and a look at the box when it is opened:





And the bag:



I hope you enjoyed these little gifties. Now hop on over and see what inspiration the oh-so-talented Shelly Nemitz has in store for you. If you want to start at the beginning of the hop (or if you've gotten a little lost), here's a list of the blog participants:

Kim Hill {That's Me}



16 comments:

  1. Oh my golly Kim, these are great! So creative! It gives me ideas!!! :)

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  2. Over-the-top creative!! I just LOVE what you've done, and I am so in awe of you! You have an eye for mixing colors. Great work!!

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  3. Wow, you are so creative! Love how you used the stamp to create patterned paper and embellishment clusters. How fun that the gift wrap fits the mustache theme!

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  4. TOTALLY TALENTED is my words. This is just amazing!! Beautiful work Kim!

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  5. Wow! Great job Kim I really like the guy pack.

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  6. These projects are way cool, but what I'm really impressed with is how straight your background stamping was with the mustache stamp set - I don't think I could do it that perfectly! :)

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  7. This is very inspiring, Kim! You really knocked it out of the park on this one! I agree with Morgan and that straight stamped line with the mustache stamp!

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  8. I was about to say everything everyone else has said here ... especially that thing about the straight stamping. You're like a machine!! It's so perfect. I just love those little boxes for gift cards. It's fun to delivery something other than a card sometimes. Great work!!

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    1. LOL!!! Not a machine I promise! The key for me is small paper and starting with the images slightly off the page. After that, I just eyeball it and try not to look at it too closely when I'm done. 😉

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  9. Jaw dropping cute!! Definitely a beautiful inspiration !! Love to view your work...thanks for sharing 😊

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  10. Seriously, seriously awesome gift sets, Kim! What lucky birthday recipients!

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  11. What a darling idea, Kim! Love them!

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  12. Krafty-Krazy-Kreative-Kim! LOVE these projects and the use of the little stamps. My fav = the star, butterfly, flourish cluster on the CIU giftee. Alos loved scrolling through your recent posts and being inspired. Wishing you a Blessed Autumn!

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