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Monday, 22 August 2011

Cupcake Craft Challenge 156...Gift Card (Card & a Gift in One)


It's definitely a happy Monday today as I am on hols for the next three days and I'm so looking forward to spending some time with James & Sophie...I think there will be a few lunches out and maybe a bit of retail therapy too...shops here we come!

After all the excitement of last weeks birthday celebrations at Cupcake Craft Challenges and our brilliant hidden treasure hunt...we are back this week with a brand new challenge which has been chosen by lil' ole me! I've chosen something completely different and gone with a theme of A Gift Card (basically a gift and a card all in one) A while ago I made a tealight gift card and I loved the fact it was a card and a gift all in one...hence the inspiration to choose this as a challenge theme!

This time I've made these rather cute little notelets with a matching pizza gift box...if you fancy having a go at making one of these yourself you can find a tutorial here and if I can follow the tut so can you...very easy to make and useful for so many different occasions!


This weeks sponsor is Bugaboo Stamps and they offering the lucky winner 7 digi images from their store...winners choice!

We have three scrummilicious 'Icing on the Cupcake' sponsors for you this month...
Crafts U Love...with a prize of a £15 Gift Voucher
Mo's Digital Pencil...with a prize of a $10 Gift Code
Sew Sweet...with a prize of a £10 Gift Voucher

Card Stock : SU! Tempting Turquoise & White Hammered Card from The Papermill
Tools : Floral Embossing Folder
Embellishments : Flowers, Buttons and twine from my Craft Stash!

23 comments:

Mandy said...

Such a beautiful gift Donna! The flowers look stunning especially with the embossed background.

Enjoy your days off...can't beat a bit of retail therapy!!
xx

Marion said...

Hi Donna,
Fabulous gift idea. Love those big flowers. Enjoy your 3 day break.
hugs
Marion

Emma said...

Beautiful Donna & such gorgeous colours. Enjoy your days off hun.
Hugs Emma x

Catherine said...

What a fab creation Donna ! I love your box and card, the flowers are so so pretty ! Enjoy your short break Sweetie ! Hugs and love from Catherine

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Donna, your set is so gorgeous!! I love the big flower and embossing!! :)

coops said...

this is beautiful donna.a great gift for someone lucky ;D

xx coops xx

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous love the flower on the front. I made one of these last year they are fab to make hun.
Enjoy your 3 days hols hunni.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Brodders said...

Lovely cards and box Donna. A great idea x

Sue said...

Hi hun
wow i luve this set, what a beautiful gift for someone, luv the embossed back ground & big flower, sue,x

Delphine said...

Fantastic project, Donna! I love the idea of the pizza box! Your flower is gorgeous and your design so pretty! I love it all! Enjoy your evening and 3 days! Hugs Delphine xx PS: The link to the tutorial is not working (Error 404), I'll try again later, thank you for sharing:-)

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is simply stunning ♥ Pops ♥ x x x

Faye said...

I hope you enjoy your little break and had scrummy F&C today. :) I think your challenge is a brilliant one and this project is sooooooooooo pretty. xxx

louise said...

Hi Donna wonderful idea and present,hope your having a fab time off.
Hugs Louise xx

julieprice3 said...

Very Pretty. Love the colours and the embossing
Hugs Julie P

Wishcraft said...

Love this Donna, such a pretty gift set :o) Lisa x

sari said...

Such a beautiful box Donna! Love the colours and the pretty flower! Hugs and sunshine!/Sari

Jemima's Jems said...

hi donna, i love your gift card the design is lovely and the colours gorgeous:)

Enjoy your days with James and Sophie:)....and good luck with the the score board choice.lol

sue
xx

Violets Corner said...

Fabulous notelets and box Donna, love the embossing and the flowers.

Enjoy your hols,

hugs
Maarit

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Donna, this is a very pretty set. Love the colours. Hope you are enjoying you time off hun. :o)

Donna x

Terry Oulboub said...

Hi Donna! You know I've made this pizza box before but yours looks so much better - that layering really makes a huge difference and the flower on top is perfect! Girl, you're such a natural at putting these beauties together. I love the embossing - how it stands out. I love how you coordinated the cards so well with the top of the box - excellent - will have to try your way! Good for you to be on holiday and spend time with the kidlets. I know you will have fun - plus shopping...now that's MY kind of day!

Liza said...

A gorgeous set Donna and a fab theme this week.... it really made me get my thinking cap on!!

Liza x

Shelly said...

Hi Donna, this is such a lovely set of cards, I think the person who receives them will be delighted! Great box too! Shelly x

Rachel Izakowicz said...

I just love this & the great challenge! its good to try new things once in awhile ;-) Gorgeous little set - I will definitely check out that tutorial. xx