Thursday, August 8, 2013

Basket of Cards

Here's a cute little basket I made to use as a gift container for a friend's birthday this month.
She's a sweet lady who has an "encouragement ministry" -- always writing little notes to brighten you day and lighten your load.
For her gift I made the basket (from this tutorial -- I made the one that uses a 12 x 12 piece of paper) -- and filled it up with pretty cards, stamps, and a Vera Bradley notebook.
Here's a view of the inside - lined with pink and white striped paper:
The crinkle ribbon is homemade and the flower is from the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die.
I used a pretty (Martha Stewart) border punch along the edge:

8 comments:

Stephanie said...

The basket is darling! What a great idea for giving a gift to someone :) Thanks for sharing and enjoy your Thursday. Hugs!

Pam said...

Your basket is beautiful, and filled with cards,stamps and a Vera Bradley notebook, what a wonderful gift! I'm sure your friend will just love it, I would!
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Christa said...

It's beautiful and so thoughtful! I love gifts like this that you know the person is going to use and enjoy. Great job, as usual! :)

Hussena said...

What a beautiful basket ..I totally loved the flower and the crinkled ribbon you have used :)

Jennifer said...

What a wonderful personalized gift! Love the flower and bow!

Teresa Arsenault said...

Oh how very lovely. She will appreciate this so much. What a beautiful ministry. Has she seen the movie, "The Letter Writer"? It is available on Netflix. I found it very inspiring.
Blessing hugs,
Teresa

Winnie said...

What a thoughtful gift! I thank you for the link for the basket,as it looks so lovely and can be used for a lot. Your friend is going to love the gift!

Pamela said...

Such an awesome gift. You always give gifts that shows you knowledge other's gifts and talents. You are a blessing to many.

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