June 27, 2013

"HELLO KITTY"...... by PINQUETTE Kimberly

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PINQUETTE Kimberly Pate
is with us today sharing her ADORABLE gift card holder!!!
 
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Hello to our the wonderful Peacock friends and family. I hope you are all enjoying your day. I hope the summer weather is not to unbearable where ever you might live. Today is my day to share my fun project with you, and I hope I do not disappoint. It is a fast and easy project, but I am focusing on a main idea here.

Before I share my project with you, I want to give a huge shout out to my Peacock sister Rhonda. She saved my behind when I forgot I had a posting due. She and I traded days. So to you Rhonda, I say a huge Peacock
THANK YOU!!!!

 
Now, on to my project:

Green Art. Or the thought of reusing objects rather than tossing them in trash. I got the idea while doing volunteer work the first of the month. At one point, I was helping to set up the tables in the “Green Zone”. That got me thinking, maybe I should be creating some “green” products for my booth and try to sell them. This is my starting point I still have to incorporate more ideas into the mix.


I started by using a cereal box, some Glue and Seal, and a paintbrush. I first cut the cereal box to fit within the area of my Big shot which is about 6”or so (I never measure, I just estimate it). I follow that up with a thin coating of the Glue N’ Seal. Thou, I learned not to thin, or your paper will eventually come up. Once the glue dried very good, I used my Sizzix die and cut out the gift card holder.

This project is so easy simply because the die also includes all of the necessary score lines, so all I needed to do at this point was fold it on the score lines, add a couple of pieces of Red Line Tape to the edges and tape it together. I like to use the thicker red tap to ensure the two folds do not come apart.
 


To complete the look, I added the perfect “Hello Kitty” fabric covered button from Pinque Peacock on top of my bow and a tiny Velcro dot on the inside to hold the flap closed. Finally, with the help of our wonderful Peacock Queen, I added the sentiment of "Kitty Kash" to the front of it. I also added a little handle to make it look like a purse. A great idea shared with me by my Peacock sister Rhonda. Thanks ladies for the Fab ideas.



Like I said super easy and fast. I hope you enjoyed it.
 
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Thank you PINQUETTE Kimberly,
Your Hello Kitty Gift Card Holder is just way to cute...
an someone is very lucky to be getting that Kitty Kash!!!
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6 comments:

AJ Scrapbooking & Cards said...

Kimberly this is such a cute little bag. And its perfect with Hello Kitty Button. TFS AJ-

Donna K said...

Such a cute little project, Kimberly! Way to go green too lady!! I think you'll find that those cereal box projects will last FOREVER too! Your kitty kash bag is adorable!

~Donna K @ Created by Donna K

scrapbookingforfun said...

This is adorable Kimberly!!
Pinquette Shelley

Marji Franklin said...

I love this!! Perfect project for the button

SusieScrapper said...

So cute and it's always fun to make a simple project and have it turn out so darling!

Susie

down the memory lane.... said...

oooo my tis is a Darling projectt....awwwiee...such a cute cute projectt....sweet...