Sunday, June 26, 2011

Wristlets, Key Chains & Fobs

Wristlets, Key Chains and Key Fobs, Oh My! Now these little cuties couldn't be easier to put together and what a nice little gift these make. Here's what you need to get started: Ribbon or decorative fabric; Nylon Webbing (I used both 1" wide & 1.25" wide); Heat n Bond UltraHold; Key Fob Hardware (I purchased mine on Etsy - I used both 1" wide and 1.25" hardware); a Ruler; and a Scissors.
And viola' - an instant gift!

I made 2 different sizes: the larger is a wristlet, the smaller is a "regular" key chain.

Standard key chain:

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Chocolate Nugget Candy Dishes

Chocolate anyone? These candy dishes, filled with custom wrapped chocolate nuggets, are the perfect way to say Thank You or to let someone know that you're thinking about them.
Another version:

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Black & White with a POP of Color!

I am so in love with this technique for editing photos! You can take any full-color photo, turn it into a black & white photograph, and add just a pop of color.

Here is the before photo:

And here it is after being turned into a black & white photo with a small pop of color:

And with just a little more pop of color:

Here's another before photo:

And after:

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

My Sister's Bridal Shower Favors

My sister's bridal shower was this past Sunday. Here are the final favors I made for each guest attending her shower. Each guest received a Dessert Towel Cake paired with personalized hand soap.
Here is closer look at the hand soap dispensers:

Here is a closer look at the Jelly Roll Dessert Towel Cakes: