A Birthday Gift

December 3, 2009 | 4 comments

I had another family birthday this week and we’ll be catching up with her on Saturday afternoon so I’ve been busy making her gift. This is a special birthday as she turned 21.

I won’t go into detail of what she’s getting but I will share with you the finished product.

This is the complete set of handmade items.

We have a decorated gift bag, a fantasy/stepper box, a money holder and of course the birthday card.

I’ve use the lovely Walk In the Park Designer Series Paper and Great Friend Stamp set which unfortunately isn’t available for purchase any longer. I have lots of the dsp left over from my World Card Making Day event as we only used 2 prints so this was a great use for another one and what better way than creating something for family.

I think this is gorgeous, even if I do say so myself. I hope she likes it too along with the other gifts she’ll receive from us.

This was quite a simply set to make. I’ve made a few of the fantasy/stepper boxes now so they get quicker each time.

For the birthday card I didn’t have any number stamps so I created the 21st on my computer using an outline font and printed directly onto some DSP. I’ve then cut them out and adhered Dazzling Diamond Glitter to them.

Stamp sets: Great Friend, Happy Everything
Inks: Cameo Coral, Baja Breeze, Kiwi Kiss, Versamark
Card: Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Walk in the Park DSP
Accessories: Kiwi Kiss & Baja Breeze Striped grosgrain ribbon, So Saffron Twill (past promo item), Stamp-a-ma-jig, Mini Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Dazzling Diamonds, Glue Stick, Sticky Strip, Black EP, Hidden Garden Rub-on (retired), White Gift Bag.



  1. Di Barnes

    Totally agree with you Nikki. They are all totally gorgeous. I’m sure the recipient will think so too. Inky wishes, Di

  2. Louise Sutton

    Oooh, they are lovely Nikki! You did a beautiful job. I was coincidentally using the same stamp set and DSP in a project today! Great minds think alike, huh?

  3. Kylie Robinson

    What a beautiful gift set Nikki, just beautiful!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  4. Karen Thomas

    Just gorgeous Nikki! Bet she loved it!



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