Friday, April 16, 2010

{Baby/Wedding} Gift Idea

I love having simple gift ideas for baby showers or wedding presents. Its always nice when you can personalize it. This gift idea is just that.

1-Cut a piece of beadboard (mine is 11 1/2x16). Then sand it(I love it was already painted, even if it really is just primer!). Drill holes at the top and then stain the wooden letter (I did dark walnut-LOVE this color).

FLOWER:(I saw this flower on a gift card)

1-Cut circles from scrapbook paper (mine ranged from 1 3/4" x 4 1/4" using the coluzzle cutter)

2-Sew a "+".

3-Sew another "+" in the other direction.

4- I just free handed cutting the petals, starting at the edge and going into the middle.

5-Finished flower.

6-I added this paper flower to my other fabric flower(posted on Saturday ) and tied it all together with buttons.

7-Glue wooden letter onto board and then glue flower onto letter. Finish it off with ribbon to hang.
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