Thursday, October 22, 2009

Think Pink Hope Kit

I decided to make a little gift to go with the Fight Like a Girl card I posted yesterday. I guess you would ordinarily call it one of those Survival Kits but I decided to call mine a "hope" kit!

I covered a qt. sized acrylic can with DP, added some string pearls, flowers, that same glittery pink ribbon dress I used on my card and lots of bling to the top, satin ribbon, flowers, beads....a totally girly happy gift can, I think.

Kudos to my DH...he figured out how to get the handle off the acrylic can so I could run pony beads around it. We glued it back on with E6000...had to let it dry for a day or so to make sure it was good and secure but I love the look, don't you?

I printed the contents of the can on Vellum, rolled it like a scroll, tied with ribbon and popped it inside with the rest of the goodies.

Freebie alert: Verve stamps has a free digi download on an adorable set called Warm Winter Wishes but only until 10/23...so you better hurry over!

Thanks for droppping by....I appreciate you!


Supplies:
Stamps : Flourishes- Think Pink-Fight Like a Girl
Paper: Heidi Swapp Sassy Sweet
Ink: SU Regal Rose
Accessories: acrylic paint can, satin ribbon, grosgrain ribbon, pony beads, E6000, stick-on gems, glitter pen, Making Memories flowers, Spellbinders circle dies

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8 comments:

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Charlene, OMGosh, this is just too cute!!!! Love the idea with the beads on the handle. Ands the idea of calling it "Hope Kit" now that is genius :D!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Regina Easter said...

wow wow wow wow wow wow wow ....this is darling charlene...

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

So girly, so pretty, so cute!!! Sounds like a lot of work went into this lovely gift can, Charlene. You rock!

Cindy Haffner said...

Perfect and pretty.

acreativeneed said...

The beads on the handle look so pretty!! Beautiful hope kit container.
hugs,
Deena

Sue from Oregon said...

won't be long before your sweetie is stamping with you LOL! Fun project!

Karen Wedding said...

That is so cool. I just received a graphic of a woman/girl with a bandana and boxing gloves on that says "Fight like a girl". I would love to know what you put in the can. I have a friend who is fighting cancer right now and would love to give her a Hope kit too. My e-mail is kwedding2@windstream.net. Thanks!

mom2fivekiddos said...

I love your Hope kit! That is awesome! What did you put inside?