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~ Bucket Handbags ~

Welcome, friends!

I am posting a wee bit early tonight as I have to be up at the crack of dawn tomorrow.    You know, the mornings that I don’t need to get up early, I’m wide awake at 5:00am.   But since I have to be up that early tomorrow, I am sweating it! LOL

A couple of days ago I received a private message on Splitcoaststampers from Joanne (sleepyinseattle) after I commented on a cute bag she had made.    She sent me the link to a forum where Mel (stampztoomuch) had posted the templates and instructions.   I just {heart} this little bag!

I liked them so much that I made TWO of them.   I intend to fill them with goodies and give them to my aunties.   You can find the template HERE.


My butterflies are cut out of vellum and pink pirouette.   I cut the “body” off the pink pirouette butterflies and adhered it to the vellum to cover up where the butterfly adheres to the bag.


Most all of my supplies come from Sharon Johnson’s Stamp Simply store.

Here are my deets:

Stamps:  JustRite’s  Seeds of Kindness and JustRite’s Decorative Boarders ~ Stamp Simply

Colors: Kiwi Kiss, Basic Black, Pink Pirouette, Vellum

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx

Accessories: Ribbon (Stamp Simply), Border punches, leafy branch punch, scalloped circle punch, circle punches, oval punches, scalloped oval punch, sticky tape, bone folder, ruler, dimensionals


Thanks for stopping by!   I hope you will jump on the forums at SCS and join us in this challenge!




5 Responses to “~ Bucket Handbags ~”

  1. on 31 Jan 2010 at 21:27Marisa

    Love them!! The vellum butterflies are gorgeous!! Love the colour combos and the stripped ribbon is yummy. Your aunts are going to love them 😀

  2. on 01 Feb 2010 at 02:10mahina bag

    Mulberry Bayswater ,
    mahina bag

  3. This is SO useful. I’ve saved it on my computer so i can return to it whenever I need to. Thanks!

  4. on 11 Feb 2010 at 01:13notimetostamp

    FABULOUS PROJECT — totally love these darling baskets!!!

  5. on 07 Nov 2011 at 12:08Sharron

    Very nice gift idea! Can’t wait to give it a try! Thank you for sharing this idea.

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