I recently sent off a box of goodies in a secret sister swap. One of the art groups I am in had a "Tall Cool Drink" secret sister swap. We had to include a fun plastic/summer glass in our gift package. We also sent something handmade.
Here are all of my "goodies" wrapped up and ready to be put in their Priority box.
I was secret sister to Diann. Diann enjoys writing in a journal. So, for my handmade gift, I made an altered journal.
I used a nice quality Clairefontaine journal for the base. I used printed paper to cover the journal inside and out. The front has layers which include a stamped paint chip, inked/frayed cloth and a stamped chipboard coaster. I stamped the chipboard piece witha bird from Green Pepper Press (love this set - thank you Michelle I. for the gift). Added a couple of K&Co die cuts, twill tab, flowers, pearls, cloth covered brad, micro beaded mini-calendar, and a leaf stick pin (Maya Road) with beads on it. I also added my usual feature of an attached bookmark. Between the back cover and the back insided liner, I always securely attach a ribbon(with a nice bead on other end). This is a permenant bookmark that can be moved anywhere in the book and never gets lost.Diann... I had a wonderful time filling your box with art goodies. I know that you will create some beautiful art with it. Enjoy!!!