Wednesday 1 September 2010

By The Cute And Girly - September Challenge - Indian Summer

WOW can you believe another month has gone by and were getting ever closer to christmas...but at By The Cute And Girly this month the lovely Carol has chosen the theme "Indian Summer" we can hang on to the warmth and bright colours just a little longer - even if it is just in blogland !!!....:0) as usual the rest of the Dt Girls have some fabulous inspiration for you so pop on over and take a look.....

For my Project a drew a little inspiration from blogland...from the lovely Lorraine who had created a wonderful gift set so i just had to have a go....i followed the tutorial by Jackie Topa  ...and it was much easier than i thought and i will defo be making some more!!
the instructions can be found Here

firstly i made some simple cards....

and matching gift tags

also a couple of bag-a-lope gift bags

and finally i covered a notebook to match

i then set about making the storage box

and the finished project..

i have altered it slightly from the original design and ive also kept the outside very simple..i think next time ill decorate that too :0)

i would also like to enter the following challenges...
Allsorts challenge   - Park Inspiration
My Time To Craft - In The Garden

hope ive given you some ideas...Debs x


  1. this is stunning! I have attempted something like this before, but it turned out a complete disaster!! You have made me want to try again so I may have to check out the tutorial!!

    Love the finished project, such a perfect gift idea and the colours are just fabulous!!! Hugs Juls

  2. What a fabulous project Debbie .. it must have taken ages ..but well worth it. I love the colours
    Lisa ;)

  3. These are lovely, the papers are lush, hugs Debbie x

  4. Hi Debs
    gorgeous set i tried and failed to make one once, must try again!! lol, sue,x

  5. OMG! This is amazing! How many years did this take? Absolutely stunning cards, stunning tags, stunning notebook....and then my jaw hit the floor when i saw the uber stunning box. Ouch! Love it hun, you are sooooooo clever!
    Linds x

  6. Hi Debs

    What a really great collections, the colours really capture the Indian Summer feel.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck.

    B x

    Did you know we are looking for new DT members at our sister challenge

  7. These are GORGEOUS! I love the colours! How did you make the storage box? It's fab! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  8. This set is fab and given me lots of ideas!

    ** Kate **

  9. gorgeous hunny...
    it all looks fabulous... me lights are on!!
    Must 'ave took a while to do....
    Hugs Kaylou xoxo


Thanks for stopping by, all your comments are appreciated hugs Debs x


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