Sunday, 28 March 2010

Friendship tin revisited

I thought you might like to see the finished tin :-) Thank you so much to everyone who shared lovely quotations with me; I trimmed lots of cards to size and decorated them very simply by adding a slightly smaller piece of patterned paper - with inked edges - to the front. Here are a few of them:


I then wrote a quotation on the back of each and tied the pack together with some co-ordinating ribbon:


Before placing the pack inside the tin:


And popping it in the post in time for my friend's birthday :-)

14 comments:

Deb said...

I just love this project, Mel! And the papers you used are lovely. I know your friend will love this gift. xo

furrypig said...

that is a wonderful present I would love to receive such a unique gift.

scrappyjacky said...

This is lovely,Mel...what a wonderful,personal gift.

debs14 said...

It's such a lovely idea. Lucky friend!

Maria Ontiveros said...

Fantastic! And a great way to use up more patterned paper!
Rinda

Clair said...

Looks like a fabulous present!

The Creative Beast said...

this project is FABULOUS!!! it' looks just beautiful =-)

congratulations on the finished results!

Scrappi Sandi said...

Simply Gorgeous...she is going to be blown away!!

SarahLP said...

Adorable! Those cards and the tin are just perfect, what a lovely gift :o)

Lizzie said...

Lovely! If I opened a present like this from my friend, I think I might be likely to burst into tears (of pleasure you understand...). It's a great project and a really thoughtful gift.

ComfyMom~Stacey said...

It looks wonderful!

Rhona said...

What a lovely idea. I'm sure your friend will love this gift!

sharyncarlson said...

Oh I love this! How adorable :) This would make me so happy to receive in the mail.

Rachel B said...

Mel it looks great, what a cute little project. I LOVE it!