Friday, January 29, 2010
I marked about 2 to 3 inches down on each corner and cut a slit to that mark.
I folded down each side about half way.
Then I folded down again.
Then I trimmed the edge of each fold down with a decorative scissors.
You could also use pinking shears too or leave plain.
I punched a hole on the two short sides to make a handle.
I threaded each end of a pipe cleaner through the holes and
curled the tips to keep them in place.
Then we glued our flowers to the bags, and added the girls
names with glitter glue.
Now all we had to do was add the gifts and some tissue.
We didn't spend much on the gifts either.
Just a little candy, one thing each from the dollar section,
a bracelet that my daughter made,
and a spool doll I made.
( I will show the spool dolls in an upcoming blog.)
I hope you liked this tutorial, we sure had fun making them!
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
She also loves to dress up, and her favorite accessories are hats, like this jaunty beret.
Please stop buy to see it on display, Mimi is so excited!
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Saturday, January 16, 2010
And, I found a friend for her, Blueberry Pie. Stayed tuned for that makeover!
Oh, and of course, Smoke had to say hi from his cozy spot on Sabrina's bed!
Bye for now!
Friday, January 15, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
Saturday, January 09, 2010
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