Friday, April 23, 2010

A friend is better than money in the purse...

We were so blessed to have been able to hang out and spend time with each other, but also that we had the talented Mama teach us how to make this oh so adorable purse! it takes one 12" x 12" sheet of DP. I think this was the easiest thing to make. I really want to use it as my purse when I go out...LOL! so pretty yah!
so with that I really was determined to try and make another purse, but in a smaller version. I decided on 9" x 9" sheet of DP. here's what mine looks like...
I also decided to make a divider inside this purse. I wanted to give some images and other goodies, so I decided to make two compartments. it worked out pretty well.

I also wanted to make a card to go with the purse. I really wanted to ink up my new Spotlight GF image...she's so cute...but I decided to alter her and use Stella's body instead. I made the card a 4" x 4" size and used crystal effects on her headband, heart and shoes. I even added a heart charm...gotta love those charms! here's the size comparison to the purse we made and the purse I made. I think they both came out pretty sweet!
here we are showing off our purses...aren't they just the prettiest thing! gotta say that this was a pretty fun picture...thanks ladies!
"A friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself"
~Jim Morrison



whatta great're soo good at those!


This is a cute purse project! I love how you added the divider and made a smaller version of it! Your GF altered image is adorable! TFS! Have a great day! :)


So pretty! Love the papers you used. Great job. TFS :)


Pretty purse! Tutorial please! LOL I also love that cute altered GF image. Have a great weekend.

donna mikasa

Oh, so cute! Mama is sooo talented and so sweet to share her awesome ideas! I love the designer look! Thanks for sharing.....Have a great weekend!

Shirley N

Ohhh so pretty, great designer bags! Mama is one talented lady!


great purses! i love how you are able to increase/decrease the size of the project! great job!


Cute purses Joy! Both sizes look good. Have a great weekend!!!

Creations by Shirl

Hello Joy~
I've been checking your blog everyday and I'm very inspired by your talents. You've got some really niffty ideas I must say.
Have a crafty evening~
See ya~


super cute bags! you are always good at altering! are you going to have a tutorial? :) have a great weekend!

Happy Honu

Wow, such a cute little purse and with just one DSP, I love it. Thank you for taking the time to share, and I love the pix with the ladies and their purses. Aloha, Myra


Wasn't that fun day? I love my purse and now I'm going to make one in the size you came up with! They're so easy and fun to do, and come out so pretty! Enjoy your weekend! Hugs, Cami


You are all so cute with your adorable purses, wonderful project! And your card is darling too Joy!


You gals have too much fun! The purse is just the cutest project and I like your smaller version too! Your card is awesome, love the altering, she looks amazing borrowing Stella's dress! ;)


What a neat purse! Especially like how you added the little clever! Gonna have to try this!

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