Thursday, July 2, 2009

Glitz up your 4th!!!!

I made this box in a bag for my SS filled with candy (: I used paper from Glitz Design and found it to work beautifully. The flower is a large Bazzil flower that i had on hand and the center is a SU stamp. Here is the SCS tutorial if you would like to make one. 
This is a HM paper bag card I made. I colored this image with Copics and highlighted the lemon center, flower and mouses nose with Stickles. HM is soooo fun to color and I carry a large selection in my online store so take a look. The background flower is a large Bazzil I had on hand. The paper is GLitz Design. If you have never used Glitz paper you really should try it! I am in love with quality paper (: By the way I stuck a Kool Aide pink lemonade pack in the back pouch of this card. 
I hope you all in the U.S. have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend!! DH and I are biking 50 miles to a B&B tomorrow and 50 miles back on the 4th. I am so excited!!!!!! 
Tell me about your plans (: 

23 comments:

Kirstin said...

That is A LOT of biking! holy cow! Enjoy your weekend! I'm be doing the exact opposite of you - sleeping in!! - then FINALLY creating my stamping space!

Your creations are awesome! I really love that giant flower on the box and the mouse image is just the cutest thing and his flower reminds me of the big flower behind him and the one above on the box. Great job!

Sara said...

Awww Julie, these are both so cute! I of course LOVE the HM! Have a safe and happy 4th.

Pat M said...

a bike ride to a bed and breakfast sounds AWESOME! we are going downtown for fireworks and fun!
your projects are awesome.

Tina said...

The bag is awsome! and the mouse card is sooo adorable!

Becky said...

50 mile to and fro, that means you can eat any thing you want :). This is a great project and adorable card, your SS is going to love this.

Gina said...

Love the bright flower! Your HM image is cute, love the pink lemonade.

Have a great trip. No real plans here, just hanging out at the house.

Angie Williams said...

Such lovely projects!! We don't do July 4th but I had DD come visit for 1 month starting yesterday for my July 1 celebration!

Christyne (aka Apple Blossom) said...

Your box in a bag is adorable! I think I might have to try my hand at this!

Anne said...

you go girl-have a safe and enjoyable ride-the projects are great as always!

Michelle said...

JUlie! got my box!!!! Thank you thank you thank you...everything was wonderful :)I love the prima flowers too! Just beautiful.

Cathleen said...

50 miles! Where in Illinois are you. I am in Melrose Park, maybe you will ride past my house! Both your creations are fantastic, Love the HM!

Karen from PA said...

These are so cute. I love the bag and the ginormous flower.

shellpole said...

Yummy ...great lolly colours too...Very pretty Julie.

Jaspere said...

Wow fabulous projects. Love that large flower on the first one and those little mice are just too cute on the second.

We do the usual, parade, lunch, nap, dinner at a friends and fireworks by the lake. Happy 4th of July

Kristin said...

all I keep thinking (since you wrote this on the forum) is how tired you are going to be when you get there!! lol... but, do have fun! love your stuff as always and that flower is to die for!! :-)

Spyder said...

Love this card and what a great way for the little mouse to cool off in this hot weather!

((Lyn))

Scrubbysue said...

wonderful card and project!! I hope you enjoy your 4th julie. :)

The Wired Angel said...

50 miles.. you are sure energetic! Love the house mouse kool-aid pack.. adorable. Be safe and enjoy that B&B

Kryssi said...

beauuuuuuuuuuutiful, loving the firts project! u are so creative!

JazzyH said...

I love the glass with the mouse.

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Your projects are great! I tried making that bag in a box and it turned out bad. LOL

Maria (Inky Stamper) said...

this is adorable!!! it's too bad I missed the SS this round. I'm sure she will loooove it!

kathleenh said...

Your bag is gorgeous with that paper and giant flower!

The paper bag card is so cute!

Biking 50 miles back and forth? Wow! Good for you!

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