Box in a Bag - Revisited
Can Fall Really Be Here?

Hanna in the Garden

So I just got some new Hanna Stamps in the mail, and I love these, with all the little accessories, that you can have so much fun with.

Those of you that have emailed me about my watercoloring, here is a watercolor tutorial I did a ways back, that hopefully you can get some tips from.  As always, if you have any questions, just ask. I also did some paper piecing on this fun card/gift card holder and you can check out this tutorial as well for tips on how to do that. The Hanna Stamps are perfect for both techniques.

Hanna in the Garden 002 copy 

This is a fun way to give someone a gift card, or even slide a pack of seeds in the back to give to a new neighbor. If you made this as a card with a BBQ theme, you could put the invitation in the back as well. Everything is from Stampin' Up! except for the stamp set.

Stamp Set: Garden Clear Stamp Set

Paper: Urban Garden, Watercolor Paper, Kiwi Kiss, Not Quite Navy

Ink: Jetblack Stazon, Blush Blossom, Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Kiwi Kiss, More Mustard, Regal Rose, Baja Breeze, Going Gray, Basic Gray, So Saffron

Misc: Not Quite Navy brads, Baja Breeze Striped Ribbon

Hanna in the Garden 004 copy 

See how you can slip a gift card, or anything in the back of the card.  Just use a little temporary adhesive to keep it in place, or if you stick a check back there, I would use PERMANENT adhesive...ha!

See how nice it even looks in the back because of the 2-sided paper.

Hanna in the Garden 006 copy 

I did a little cuttin' and poppin' with the accessories, I mean that is what makes a hand made card better than a boughten card, ya know. All the little extras you do to it.

I stacked up the pots, I just used my exacto knife and sliced the pot top and stuck the other pot inside so it looks like they are really stacked. Cause it is just one pot stamped over and over.


Hanna in the Garden 007 copy 

I did the same thing with the wheelbarrow and the bag of dirt, I just sliced along the wheel barrow edge and put the bag of dirt inside the wheelbarrow. I just trimmed the bag a little shorter so it did not hang below the wheelbarrow.


I wanna thank everyone for emailing me about my comment about only posting once a week.  I guess I have a few fans out there, that really don't want me to do that.  I loved the funny comments on my blog too.  Convulsions, withdrawals etc. You had me laughing, and had my heart swelling too.  So I will do my best to post every day, and I do appreciate you reading my blog.

Have a great Sunday, and thanks so very much for stopping in.

Big hugs, Di