My niece,Melanie, had her birthday yesterday and she turned 11! I feel that money can be the best gift at this age or almost any age because there are sooooo many electronic devices available and you can not know what the kids have or don't have. Anyway, yesterday I received my email from Shelly's Images Blog for the Tutorial/Technique Tuesday post. I like to subscribe to blogs by email to make sure I do not miss any posts from my favorite blogs and I really enjoy the craft tutorials so many awesomely talented crafty people are willing to share freely with those of us less talented people! Anyway, this tutorial was about making a small gift, money or gift card holder that was shaped like a envelope or clutch purse. I thought this would be perfect to put my money gift to Melanie in, so quickly made it...it was very easy to make.
CTMH- Sonora paper pack (Melanie's favorite colors are purple and green)
Want2Scrap - bling and pearls
strand of pearls
glue dots and red tape
I did add the strand of pearls to the gift holder so it looked like a small purse. I just cut a slit on both sides of the top flap and using glue dots secured the strand to the purse. Do not forget to check out Shelly's Images Blog for this tutorial and others she has, as well as her cute digi images!!