Sep 24, 2017

happy thanksgiving


dark green ribbon colored with copic marker
(which makes it nicely stiff and pliable)

it's Polish "Pani" instead of "Mrs." - just for fun ;)


Sep 23, 2017

another logo for my mother

as the round stamp I blogged about yesterday was pretty large
I was asked to make one more
more suitable for cards and other tiny pieces
(5/8″)


Sep 22, 2017

gift bag + tag


simple gift bag sewed of burlap-like polyester fabric
houndstooth paper printed by me using regular laser printer
butterfly: recycled poster

and the gift itself was a logotype stamp (design by me) for my cardmaking mother


Sep 21, 2017

one card two ways

this is a card for little Leon i've made some time ago
the more minimalist approach has won ;)

magazine photo has been glued to cardboard

houndstooth paper made by me (laser print)

spray painted button as I luv spray painting, buttons in particular ;)


Jul 20, 2017

easel card with elephant


this elephant is a recycled catalog print and stands for "good luck"
the tag says "heartfelt wishes"

a birthday nursery rhyme inside about being one year older
and a parade of animals (including an elephant) on this occasion
- actually for a guy in his late thirties ;)

frankly, I made it long time ago... albeit never exposed to public view before ;)


Jun 11, 2017

burlap bottle bag


frankly? I'm not a huge fan of sewing burlap
and I struggled to find some use for this orange one...
I'm not even sure why I bought it, but since I did so... this is one more booze bag ;)

the tag says "all the best" in Polish



Jun 4, 2017

yet another handmade bottle gift bag


orange fabric on a clothespin stabilized with thick paper first
tags say: serdeczności (all the best in Polish) and Od wina głupieje dziewczyna
which is a Polish saying that means (very roughly!) Wine makes a gal shine ;)

the red rectangle is a pocket for some additional message or banknotes ;)




Dec 15, 2016

one more pink poinsettia


recycled:
envelope liner, neon-pink sticky notes, white wire, green faux-leather organizer's cover

I really liked this card when I made it, like really really,
but now I think it might not look xmasy enough for some people... ;)

more recycled envelope liners: hereherehere & here


Dec 9, 2016

red poinsettia & vintage santa


poinsettia made of dollar store craft foam
spray painted button
one leaf cut out of fabric stiffened with hair spray, the other painted with acrylics
cord stiffened with diluted white glue
green paper is actually a thick paper napkin glued onto cardboard


Dec 8, 2016

neon pink poinsettia


recycled:
received thank you card ("rose window" pattern), to which I added brads
pink post-it cards
dark green paper folder


Dec 7, 2016