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Monday, March 12, 2012

Mother's Day Gift (Vintage Bundle)

Are you ready for St. Patrick's Day? If you have made a card or altered an item for someone special, you may want to enter it into the current challenge at

 This week the feature at My Grafico is the Vintage Bundle by Lil Ellaboudy Design. This bundle includes: a set of black and white full size patterned papers, a set of 12 full size (12.5 inches wide) ornate borders, a set of vintage brushes, and a set of 8x6 floral photo borders. Our design team has come up with some great inspiration using this set. Take a look HERE
Here is the Vintage Bundle set:

I chose to alter a" spa set"

Top of the container:
I love the monochromatic look. It really dressed up this fun set of spa accessories.
I hope that you have enjoyed visiting this blog and that you will stop back often for inspiration for your special projects. Please feel free to leave a comment, I love reading your words, and/or follow this blog.
Images and DP: My Grafico
Ribbon and rhinestones: Michael's
Button: Vintage
I am sharing my altered craft project with:

Monday Challenges:
bunny zoes crafts: Shabby Chic/vintage
karens doodles challenge blog: something special (This is their 100th challenge!!)
lexis creations: Mother's Day
love to create challenge: It's all about the Ladies!
make it monday: Anything Goes
mim challege blog: Mother's Day
simon says stamp and show: Anything Goes
smudgyantics: Alter something-not cute!

Sunday Challenges:
dream valley challenges: Mother's Day
pan paste luk: Girly/ Mother's Day
stampin sisters in christ: white/black
catered crop: Ribbon
sentimental sundays: Recycle: jar
the crafty pad: Mum's the word

Wednesday Challenges: challenge: Sparkle
crafty ribbons challenge: Celebrate MUM



  1. Love your altered spa set, the monochromatic papers are gorgeous and your rosette is stunning. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  2. Ooooh Super - love the rosette on the top there. Fabulous idea :-) Thank you very much for joining us at Smudgy Antics this week :-D xx

  3. Barbara how beautiful is your gift you have made,and the top of it is stunning.

    Thank you for joining us at Lexis Creations.

    Hugs Julie x

  4. Oh wow this is awesome! Such a lovely gift idea! Saw this on MIM!
    Nat -x-

  5. This is very pretty, great Mother's Day gift!

  6. Beautifully done :)
    Thanks for joining us at Smudge Antics this week :)

  7. Such a beautiful project, I love the idea of using the rosette on the top. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

  8. Wow this is so pretty and I love the top - how creative. Thanks for joining us this week at Lexi's hugs Susan x

  9. This is fabulous, Barbara! LOVE the monochromatic look, too! :) Thanks for joining us at MMM! :)

  10. Awesome gift idea. Really creative. :)

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  11. What a wonderful present. Love how you decorated, the rosette is the icing on the cake. Thank you for sharing on MIM .

  12. what an awesome project Barbara. It looks so incredible.

  13. Wow this is really pretty thanks so much for sharing the inspiration with us at PanPastel Uk this week.

    Kerry DT Leader

  14. What a wonderful gift ..Love the papers .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  15. WOW!! such a fabulous gift idea!! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Love to Create!

  16. This is just so spectacular, fun and unique. Love what you've done here for this gift!

    Thank you so much for sharing with us at Make It Monday and Karen's Doodles.

  17. Hi Barbara and what a great idea! love the papers and the Blingy Button. FAB

    Thanks for taking part in the Crafty Pad Mum's the Word Challenge

  18. Oh Wow Barbara, this is stunning! Gorgeous project, so elegant. I love it. Thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK and good luck
    Claire xx

  19. awesome gift, love the rosette very pretty. Thanks for sharing at Smudgy Antics

  20. What a lovely gift! Your Mum will be pleased!
    I love the black & white look too Thanks for playing at The crafty Pad this week in our Mum's The Word Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  21. Beautiful creation. thanks for joinin us at Crafty Ribbons.


  22. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley and at Lexi's Creations with your fabulous creation. What a gorgeous gift it will make.

    Good luck with the DT call.

    Lin xx

  23. What a gorgeous project, love the monochrome look! Thanks for linking up the The Crafty Pad's 'Mum's the Word' challenge. Estelle x

  24. Hello Barbara - what a fabulous project! Thank you for joining us at Stampin' Sisters in Christ - we love to see you! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda SSIC Design Team

  25. Really pretty spa set here. love the rosette on the top. Thank you for sharing this with us at Smudgy Antics this week and hope you visit again very soon

  26. What a Great gift set! I want one (hehe) Thank you so much for joining us at Love to Create Challenge!

    Many Blessings,

  27. great project what a lovely gift thanks so much for joining us at dream valley this week
    hugs sara x x

  28. This is absolutely gorgeous and sophisticated! I love it! Thanks for sharing with Smudgy Antics :)

  29. Beautiful Alterd set. Thanks for joining us at sentimental sundays challenge this week.

  30. Great pieces! Love how you altered them. Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

  31. Wow, what a beautiful gift! I'm lovin your bling on the rosette! Thanks for playing along at Dream Valley - good luck in the draw
    Lynne :)

  32. Such a yummy project. I love the sparkle on top. Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sundays "Go Green" challenge!

  33. Beautiful creation with gorgeous details!
    Thank you for joining us at Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge this month.
    Silvie xx