Thursday, July 22, 2010

paper bag album, whimsy jar, trims, ephemera, flowers...

This is the package I put together for Cerri (I mentioned our swap the other day).

Cerri and I agreed that we would include some art supplies and some handmade things for each other.
Some of the art supplies I included for her were these ribbons, trims, buttons, embellishments, and flowers:
I also included some ephemera in a handmade pouch with ruffled ribbon and that image of the little girl in her pink dress petting her puppy. The ephemera fit with our very specific theme "playful/whimsical/girlie..." ;) I shared a few pictures the other day of some of the ephemera I included for Cerri.
These are a few more of the pieces I included for her:I also included some handmade things like this paper bag album:
I plan on showing more details of the paper bag album another day.

(See more of my paper bag albums here. If you're interested in making your own paper bag album, I have tutorials here and here).
The third whimsy jar I mentioned that I made was for Cerri. When I first introduced the Whimsy Jar Swap, all of the items inside of that sample jar were for her. The pics are here.Our "whimsical/playful/pinks&yellows/sweet/girlie..." theme is my new favorite.
;)

See more artistic kits here.

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful assortment of pretties, Jessica! I love those roses you used ontop of the whimsy jars, so happy I have one of my own!
    enJOY,
    Kimberly

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  2. What wonderful swap goodies. You must have alot of great stuff in your studio or great places for shopping where you live.

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  3. You just have such a knack at presenting everything so beautifully, very inspiring! I hope you'll do the jar swap again, I'd love to join in this time...
    Tracey

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  4. Oh my goodness! This package is just adorable. I love everything I find here. :) So feminine and vintage-like and lovely. Theresa

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  5. What a perfect theme! The images are precious!

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  6. The pictures of all the little girls are so sweet! I love the one in the pink dress petting the dog, and the one in the yellow dress looking at all the candy. How cute is that! Great swap!!!
    Patricia :o)

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  7. it is all so pretty! The roses on the jar sure look real....

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