06. October 2017 · Comments Off on Small Gifts Maintain a Friendship · Categories: Cards

Hi there! I’d like to show you a super-quick gift idea—because sometimes it’s the little things that best express our appreciation, gratitude, and joy.

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“It’s the small gifts that maintain a friendship” is a fantastic German proverb that means a great deal. Sometimes you just want to tell someone “Hey, I’m so glad you’re there,” and then give them a little something.

Personally, I don’t think cost matters! The most important thing is that your gift comes from the heart, and (if possible), is handmade. Giving is simply fun and it also creates friendships!

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In the summer, there are so many beautiful flowers to pick or buy, and who doesn’t like getting flowers? Wrapped nicely, a little bunch of flowers can also have a big effect! With little effort, you can create a lovely personal gift.

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For my flower wrapper I used a piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock (item 120953), which I first cut to 21 x 21 cm, rolled into a cone, and then glued together with Fast Fuse (item 129026).

I die cut the heart from Whisper White Cardstock (item 100730) using the Bloomin’ Heart Thinlits Dies (item 140621), then I glued it onto the cone. I also die cut a smaller heart using the Sweet & Sassy Framelits Dies (item 141707) to match the flowers. As my roses are almost Melon Mambo, I decided to use that cardstock (item 115320). I embossed a sentiment from the Bloomin’ Love Stamp Set (item 140643) using Gold Stampin’ Emboss Powder (item 109129) and adhered the heart with Stampin’ Dimensionals (item 104430) for a 3D effect. Finally, I tied a bow with Linen Thread (item 104199) and added the small wooden heart from Hearts & Stars Elements (item 144215).

I hope you like the quick and flowery gift idea!

Happy creating!

Sylwia Schreck
2017 Artisan Design Team

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