Thursday, 8 April 2021

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator 


Thank you for visiting my blog, I really do appreciate it. Today I am hopping with the Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop and the theme this month is Mothers. As it was Mother's Day in the UK last month I was not going to make a card so I decided to make a nice little gift box, well bag actually, a mini handbag. i designed this bag to hold 2 mini bars of Greens & Black chocolate but it could equally hold other littler treats of some jewellery.  I have used the beautiful DSP from Boho Indigo Medley which is on the Last Chance Products sale and is a bargain at £39 for the stamp set, Die set, DSP, die cuts, embossed cardstock, 2 reels of ribbon and some flower embellishments.  


Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers

Measurements and Materials


  • Boho Medley DSP 4 1/2" x 5"
  • Score on short side @ 1" from each end
  • Score on long side @ 2" from each end
  • Make a mark on each long side @ 1" & 4"
  • Score a diagonal line from these marks to the point on the first score line where the line cross
  • Bag flap is die cut from Night of Navy card stock using the largest Stitched Nested Label Dies
    • The second pointed end is cut off
    • Score from other pointed end @ 1 1/2" & 2"
  • The flap was them embossed with the Old Paper embossing folder
  • Bag handle Night of Navy card stock 3/8" x 4"
    • Score each end @ 1/4"
  • Bag closure is a magnetic closure
    • One magnet hidden under the stamped and die cut flower
    • Other magnet placed on the inside of the bag and covered with a scrap of DSP
  • Handles and centre of flower decorated with little flowers punched out with the Confetti Flower Border punch
  • Pearls are added to these 3 flowers to finish off the bag
    • Pearls colours with Night Of Navy Blend


Video Tutorial


I will have the video tutorial next week so do pop back then on Tuesday 13th April :-) 

Time for the closeups!

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Mothers


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Happy Crafting!

Gez xxx 



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