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Mother's Day

It feels so wonderful to be creating again.  Making something always makes my heart sing.  Do you feel that way too??
I have been working on some ideas for Mother's Day.  I decided to make some gift card holders.  The theme for the Tuesday Alchemy blog is black and white I and decided to see what I could come up with for my first gift holder.  I will have more styles at my Etsy Shop (Hugs4theHeart) later this week.   

Be sure to check out the Tuesday Alchemy blog and see what others have created. I really look forward to every Tuesday to see what the challenge is for that week.  Sometimes I feel like that woman in the old Mervyn's commercial with her face and hands pressed up against the glass front door chanting "open, open, open).
This gift card measures 3.25" x 5".  I used some heavy chipboard and covered the front and back with cardstock.  I added a large white flower with lots of  bling for the center of it.  Rather than just attaching the gift card to the back I made a little holder and added more bling.  I am also going to add a magnet to the back so it can be used a refrigerator magnet.

I will be posting some new items tomorrow so I hope you will check back and let me know what you think.

With smiles,



  1. This is such a pretty gift card holder! A magnet too? I love the functionality of it! What a cute shop name you have too! :)

    Thanks for joining us; hope to see you again soon at Tuesday Alchemy! -Eileen

  2. Simply beautiful! How wonderful to see you at Tuesday Alchemy again, Laine - Thank you for visiting us & sharing your wonderful creation :)


  3. This is simply beautiful! i love that it can be used for more than one function! great idea!! thanks for joining us at tuesday alchemy! hope to see you again!! love your blog!


  4. I popped over to say a big THANK YOU for your very sweet comment, but, being the extremely nosy girlie that I am, I had to check out your shhhtuff, and fell in love...haaa!
    I simply love what you did with your black and white creation...and it's functional, too....great result!
    I'm now stalkin' ya...haaaa!


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