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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Woven basket



Hi all,

Just a quick one as I'm about to head off on a girls' weekend to the Hunter Valley. I've only left Daisy once overnight and I've never left Martha, so I'm not sure how I'll be to start with, but I'm sure I'll have a good time and hubby is looking forward to having the girls all weekend on his own - something he rarely does.

Onto my project. I decided to make an Easter gift box to put a little soft toy in for Martha. She is too young for eggs, but I'm sure Daisy will eat her share anyway! I wove the basket from pink and purple bazzil cardstock and then used two cute Stamp Fairy images called Clementine Easter. The second picture shows the tag that is tied onto the handle. I would like to enter this into Stamp Fairy challenge - Easter baskets.

17 comments:

Annmaree (Emu) said...

Awesome Easter Basket!!! Love the weaving and that Bunny is the cutest!

Have a great time away at the Hunter Valley, get lots of pics to scrapbook! Enjoy!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Nikki
A gorgeous basket
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Gerda said...

hi hon

what a cuuute basket!! love the colors and i think you picked the perfect digis to put on it - super cute!!!

thanks for playing with stampfairy again.

hugs, gerda

Cheryl said...

oh hun how cute is this basket oh love the image,and adore the colurs,super detail to hun hugs cheryl xxxxx

Mary J said...

How very pretty, Nikki! I gotta have a go at this challenge!!

Mandy said...

Aww this is adorable hun, I'm sure Martha will love it.
Have a wonderful girlie weekend
hugs Mandy xx

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Fabulous basket - love the colour combo

Thanks for joining us this week at STAMP FAIRY CHALLENGE. Hope to see you back soon

Hugs Jane x

Mandy said...

Hi Nikki,
Sorry it's taken me a time to get here but my Mum has been back in hospital so no blogging again...Beautiful basket,Martha will love it...Hope you've had a lovely girlie weekend...
Mandy x

Netty said...

Hi Nikki, this is adorable. I love the woven design and the image is uber cute! (I've got the same image and have loved using it) your colouring is fab. Lovely basket. Annette xx (Stamp Fairy DT)

carol said...

love your creation nikki, x carol

Kylie said...

This basket is just gorgeous - what a fantastic idea! I'll have to thank lovely Annmaree for me finding your blog which I'm now following and looking forward to seeing more of your gorgepus work :o)

Ciao for now, Kylie

Donna said...

This is so sweet Nikki, the woven papers are fab and so neatly done too! I'm sure Martha will love this....hope you had a fab weekend hun :) Donna x

Emma H said...

What a totally cute basket! Thanks for playing along with Stamp Fairy this week!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Just adorable! She's going to love it! Thanks so much for playing at StampFairy Challenge.

Deanne :)

Jacki Randolph said...

Sure cute Niki!! Love how the basket is woven. Hope you had a good girls weekend and all were fine with the girls and dad! Thanks for joining us this week at Stamp Fairy.

Sharon Basel said...

Niki this is a wonderful basket - I just love the weaving and the fun colors you put together. It's even more perfect with the darling Clementine image you've used. I'm so glad you entered this in the StampFairy challenge!
Hugs,
Sharon :)

Jules said...

Hi Nikki

Gorgeous colours and a lovely image on your beautiful Easter basket. What fun!!

I hope you had a good weekend (and your hubby did too!!). I bet he was glad to see you come home.

Love Jules xx