Hi, Allie Gower here from My Card Party sharing a creative gift giving idea.
This cute sized purse made with one of Samantha's cutting files from the Silhouette Online store, is just right for some gift cards or sweet treats, or even both. With the addition of a fun tag and birthday sentiment from Samantha's Botanical Swirls Labels clear stamp set for JustRite Papercraft, it's now a perfect birthday surprise for your favorite purse lover.
Instructions for 2 Strap Purse:
(This Silhouette Tutorial focuses on embellishing Samantha's 2 strap purse file. For complete assembly instructions click here first, then come back here to learn some fun techniques to add some personal touches.)
- Cut all Purse parts. Distress tan portions with Toffee Crunch ink and add stitching accents with Peanut Brittle marker. Add stitching accents to dotted pattern with Summer Sky marker. Assemble, using brads in holes to align elements and gluing where appropriate. On the bottom, send brads up into the inside as shown below (upper right photo in collage).
- Die cut tag. Stamp sentiment. Distress and add Tear Drop Rhinestones. Be careful to place your adhesive only on the purse closure, so that the purse can be opened and closed.
- Add Silver Swirls Finesse. (Note, this was cut to accommodate the flowers).
- Add flowers.
Supply List for 2 Strap Birthday Purse
You will need the following papers from Samantha's collections:
Rough and Tumble Adventure 12x12 paper (for the purse both the dots and the goldenrod contrast)
Rough and Tumble - Floating Boats/Aqua textured cardstock (for the tag)
Botanical Swirls Labels - Happy Birthday Sentiment
|5 Label Sheet|
Neenah Solar White Cardstock (for the tag)
Wild Orchid Flowers
Tear Drop Rhinestones -Want2Scrap