Saturday, February 23, 2013

Vintage Hats, Shoes and Purses Week 50 Sugar Creek Hollow

Hello Friends!!
Happy Saturday!!
It is week 50 at Sugar Creek Hollow, and our theme this week is "Vintage hats, shoes and purses," we would like to see you use one or more of these items in your vintage or shabby chic style creations.   Before I forget, we have a guest designer, Brenda, and I would love it if you popped on over to her blog and left her some love!  As always the rest of the DT has some fabulous inspiration, so pop on over and visit them as well.
Here is my creation.
I used the Gecko Galz Bits and Pieces collage sheets to create these gift card holders.  I got the idea from my girlfriend Sandi.  She has this wonderful idea of a challenge that we will all benefit from called Christmas in the Bank.  This month, she showed how to make some easy Christmas gift card holders (you can get the measurements and "how to" on her blog).  I loved them so much, I decided to create some Vintage Shoe Birthday Gift card holders (you never know when you may need a fabby gift card holder).
 I created the background papers and "Happy Birthday" sentiments in GIMP.  They were printed and cut out, and inked with Ranger's Vintage Photo.  Then I embellished them with some ribbon and trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
I used the pink crochet lace, Juliet lace, moss green leaves, pink diagonal ribbon  to give a great vintage feel to this gift card holder.  The Vintage shoe on this one is my favorite!  I used the Candi foam fix it pads to elevate the sentiment, so I could tuck the ribbon under to tie the piece closed.
On this one, I used the Champagne organza, gold pom pom trim, another pink crochet lace as well as the moss green leaves and Juliet lace.  I even added a tiny button from the Latte collection and some cotton candy baker's twine.
I hope you enjoyed my creations!!
I can't wait to see what you link up to 
Sugar Creek Hollow this week!
I will be sharing with
Make it Monday:  Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting!!


  1. Stopped on by to say Hi Heather! Gorgeous creation as usual! The trims are beautiful! Wonderful vintage piece.

  2. Gorgeous gift card holders. Love the design and details.
    Yvonne x

  3. heather om gosh these are so lovely the colors and all the little romantic...just wonderful...

  4. Heather! These are so gorgeous as to be a gift all by themselves, even without a gift card inside! Love ALL the wonderful details and the sheer vintage, shabby goodness of them. Thanks so much for the lovely inspiration!

  5. Those gift card holders do come in handy! Yours are stunning and gifts onto themselves. Beautiful layering!

  6. Very pretty! Love those shoes!
    BOLB Hugs!

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  8. These are gorgeous Heather! ~Diane

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  10. SO pretty, Heather. I like the organza ribbon and the pearls. What a lovely presentation for a gift card. ENjoy the end of February!
    Hugs :)

  11. Heather these are absolutely gorgeous! I WANT a present from you just to receive one LOL I will do a post on my end and send folks over to have a long and lovely look! Hugs

  12. This is stunning Heather! I love your work, you'll always have such beautiful and brilliant ideas.
    Amelia x

  13. I am now a follower of your beautiful blog!!

  14. Wow absolutely gorgeous Heather!

  15. These are Stunning Heather. Visiting from MIM..Loz

  16. Gorgeous cards and colors Heather. I spotted this on MIM..Faye

  17. love these pretty gift card holders,great papers and beautiful trims....FABULOUS
    Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck in the challenges

  18. A great idea for gift card holders! I love the vintage look of them, and the layered effect you've created with papers and different textures. They look fabulous - spotted them on MIM.

  19. Saw these on MIM... Wow, what gorgeous gift card holders. Love the vintage style and your fabulous embellishments.

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Thanks for Visiting my blog today! Hope you found some inspiration...Have a great day! Hugs....Heather