Friday, December 3, 2010

Fussy & Fancy DT - Anything but a card

For the next two weeks at Fussy & Fancy we want to see:


How cool is this challenge?
What's even cooler is that our sponsor is Simon Says Stamp
What are you gonna make?
Wanna see what I did?
Maybe this little dandy will get your juices flowing!
I have made a faux leather wallet with the help of this TUTORIAL over at SCS.
In the tutorial, they ask for a cuttlebug Mosaic folder, but instead I used a no-name embossing plate called 'leather' & ran it thru my cuttlebug. Worked like a charm.

This was so fun. I think I am gonna give it to one of my neices/nephews for Christmas with a gift card or cash inside.
My daughter saw this the day after I made it and she said :
"Whoa mom, did u make this ? (yes) Holy cow, you could
like totally use it!? Neat"
The metal pieces are from SU Hodge Podge Hardware.

That classic looking button is from our local fabric store that is closing down & selling everything in stock for rock bottom prices!!

& see this little button clip......these were in my sewing pile, not that I sew, but when I bought the sewing kit, they were in there and when magnets didn't work (mine weren't strong enough), I went to the next best thing. I hand stiched them in place then put a bit of glue behind each one & OMG it works beautifully!!
I'm sure velcro could be a successful alternative as well.  

Come on, get on over to Fussy & Fancy & enter your creation.....or at the very least come & leave the girlz a little bit o' love!!

Challenges for my creation:
Creative Cowgirl- anything goes
The Shabby Tearoom- get in shape
Fun with Shapes & More- everything but a card (used a punch on the corners)
Southern Girls- anything with heat
Crafty Creations- gift card holder


Stacie (craft-princess) said...

THUD! Okay, I am back! THIS IS STUNNING!! I couldn't believe it was truly looks real! Way to go champ! :)

Chelsea said...

Oh cool is this!! Love it! Might have to try my hand at one of these one of these days.

Debbie said...

This handmade folder is amazing!!! It looks so REAL!! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

Vintage Milly said...

Wow Corry, this is amazing, I want a purse like this - so detailed and so well finished, well done you!

Louise said...

This is really awesome, I had seen the Tut and not paid much attention but your wallet is jaw dropping! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenges.

Juanita said...

Wow Cor this is gorgeous.

karenw said...

Wow, could not believe this was paper, amazing!! I think anyone would all like one of these to magically appear under our chrissy tree... Thanks for playing with us at Southern Girls

Marianne said...

Wow, this looks absolutely amazing! Fantastic project!
Thanks for playing along at our very first creative cowgirls challenge. Hope you join the next one too!

Rainmac said...

Wow Corry, this is amazing, I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for my Texture challenge, good luck xxx

Poppet said...

Great project Cor, love the little wallet. The embossing looks great and I love the chunky button and metal sliders you have used. The press stud is a great addition to the overall effect.

Thank you for sharing your great project with us on our 1st challenge over at Creative Cowgirls Challenge. :-) xx

shelly said...

holy smokes corry! this is amazing! love it. thanks so much for sharing this with us over at craftycreations. wow!

carol said...

It looks like the real thing, this looks absolutely amazing! you have done an awesome job.Thanks so much for sharing it with us at southern girls

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Wow this is lovely, thanks for joining us this week over at Crafty Creations, Heidi (GDT) xx

Patricia said...

Very neat project, Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls, I hope to see you again.
PS I just love your blog background, it's so different, very pretty.

cbuswell said...

really AMAZING!!! thanks for joining us this week at the Shabby Tea Room!

sue said...

That is amazing! It looks so real!! Awesome ! Thanks for joining us at SGC :)

Stempeltiger said...

Wooooow ... such a GORGEOUS project!!!
Love it.

Thanks for joining us at Fun with Shapes and more.

Hugs, Swantje x

Julie said...

Fantastic!such a brilliant project,thank you for sharing it with us at Southern Girls,enjoy your weekend,Julie.x

Alicia said...

Wow! What a clever project! Thanks for sharing your talent at Southern Girls and good luck!
Alicia xx

Bettina said...

wow! this is wonderful! thanks for joining us at SGC. hugs

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