Sunday, 18 April 2010

It's beautiful birthday

My lovely sister came to us this weekend to celebrate her birthday and we've had a hectic time of partying and picnics! Here's the coordinating gift set I made for her:

Yes, that is the bird from Best Wishes and More and yes, it is carrying another flower! It is one of my favourite images ever! The sweets are her favourite liquorice torpedos - they're in a cello bag with a Whisper White folded topper and decorated with the It's Beautiful wheel. Her gift is wrapped in copy paper decorated with the same wheel and tied with the heavenly Old Olive striped grosgrain ribbon. I don't have the tag punches so I laboriously made this one (those tag punches are definitely on my shopping list!)

Stamps: Best Wishes and More, Happy Moments
Ink: Basic Black, Old Olive, More Mustard
Card stock: Whisper White, Old Olive, Summer Sun
Other: Old Olive striped grosgrain ribbon, It's Beautiful jumbo wheel, Boho Blossom punch, gold brads, Old Olive marker

It's the last day of the Easter holidays today and I'm feeling a bit wistful as I love having the children at home. By the end of tomorrow it will seem as if we'd never had the holidays.
Thank you for visiting!


  1. WOW -- these are super fabulous!!

  2. What a gorgeous she loved it!!

  3. What a gorgeous set, I bet your sister loved them !

  4. Your gift set is fabulous. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog.
    Lynne xxx

  5. What a great set, they are fab. I've just come across you blog and noticed you live quite near me, I'm in Milton Keynes. Will be back to visit again soon! x

  6. Wow Vicky, those are all amazing! I love the little bird with the flower. And of course, any coordinating set is great.

  7. Oh, Vicky -- Love these! The contrast of the black bird with the old olive and a little summer sun is wonderful! Bet your sister was delighted!


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