Friday, May 14, 2010

'Meaning to Finish' Project Week - day whatever

I barely even know what day it is, let alone keeping up with project days right now!  ha ha.

Ok, well, I am making some progress.  I haven't exactly been powering through mod podge land yet but I have completed a few things to show you.

The kids did more of the Sharpie Softies (Lord A did one too - so cute!) awhile ago and I hadn't finished them off for them so they were happy to cuddle them finally.


I covered a plain little craft box to make a gift box for the girly hair bow for my friend.  My little box went from this:


to this:


I really love that effect of the two different patterns for the box and lid.

Next up is a DIY padded mailing envelope.  I can't buy padded envelopes for posting gifts and so on at the moment (this is a veeeeery long story....) so I made my own using a regular office supply envelope.....


some bubble wrap cut into two rectangles and made into a pocket by using clear packing tape to seal 3 sides....


and then pop them into the envelope and bob's your uncle!


Love it.  Oh, I forgot to take a photo of my snazzy label I made.  I will do that another day with another parcel I have to send.

I also bought one of those plastic organiser boxes (like the ones for beads) to organise my stationery but I am pretty sure you don't want to see a picture of that (although I do have very cute squirrel clips and penguin paperclips!).  Have a good weekend everyone!

5 comments:

  1. I love those sharpie stuffies, they're so cute!

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  3. those sharpie softies are so unique. great idea!

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  4. I love that covered box! I made one of those a few months ago and it's my fav!

    HUGS!

    P.S. How did you know that Bob was my uncle? Is he your uncle too? heheheheheh (I love love love that saying)!

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  5. Your post about the bubble mailer reminded of a tutorial I saw several years ago about "bubble mailers". I looked back and finally found the link. These were so cute and thought you may be interested in checking it out.
    http://thisis.notarobot.net/2007/08/make-your-own-bubble-mailers.html

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