Monday, July 23, 2012

Welcome to Graduation week.......Day One

Good Morning Blogging friends!!  This past Saturday Kel had a graduation party for her daughter. Well you all know how crafting minds think, we all went into overdrive and had great fun with banners, decorations, cards and even a present!! We will showcase our work all week.  Hope you enjoy it!!!  Also, if you comment everyday you will be eligible for a fun little prize!!!

Here is the present (and bag it went in) I made for Kelly's daughter. She loves, loves owls.

I started out with a plain white frame from Michael's in the clearance section for $4.99 plus a 25% off coupon. Plus the plain white bag.  Kel told me Amanda's room was teal and zebra, so I went with the teal.

I used the following:

Quick Quotes Powder Puff Chalking Ink, Blue Hawaiian to ink up the white frame and the owl.
Create a Critter for the Owl and all her cute little parts cut at 5" the branch was cut at 2.50".
WR Memory Keepers White Out Collection - the polka dot paper
Twine was free, yes free!!! I order some other colors from and they threw in the teal and white twine with my order.  It worked so perfect!!
Locker Talk Cartridge for the Graduation cap, cut at 3.25"
Letters and numbers came from Don Juan cut at 3"
Cuttlebug Forest Branch folder for the owl and the branch.

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to stop by and comment each day this week to be eligible for a fun prize.


  1. What an adorable picture and gift bag! LOVE the owl, the colors and the great pattern papers!! TFS and Happy Monday!!

  2. Oh, how cute is this!! Love the adorable owl!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  3. This is the CUTEST thing ever! What a fantastic idea for a gift and so thoughtful for my lil girl :) It has yet to make its way to her bedroom. that little owl is still sitting on top of my china cabinet just hanging out.. LOL. She may have to fight me for it back! LOL. Great. It was the hit gift of the party! The gift bag is adorable too.

  4. how super fun!! love the matching bag!! My daughter has a huge thing for owls too!!

  5. Awesome picture and gift bag!!
    Sherrie K

  6. This looks fantastic - and makes a perfect gift for an owl lover! I love seeing the cut used again (although this is your first - I'm going backwards!!) to see the different look created by changing papers and colours. Amazing!
    How fun that you could all work together to get the party ready for Amanda! Good for you!!