Monday, August 19, 2013

A Color Challenge at The Kraft Journal

Welcome back to my little space in blog land, everyone!  It's time for a great new challenge this week at The Kraft Journal Challenge Blog where, this week, we are having a "Color Challenge".  The colors in the inspiration photo are all used in my project, and I just LOVE how they look together.  Luckily, I had a little tag for my stamped sentiment and a length of pom-pom trim; both of which worked perfectly with the colors I used.  It couldn't have been any more perfect!  I just love using these sweet little Glassine Bags.  You will see in the last photo (below near bottom of post) how I tucked in a pack of Stride spearmint gum and a gift card.
Karen Letchworth
I immediately fell IN LOVE with the gorgeous colors in this week's Color Challenge, and I decided to make a little gift card holder.  So, I grabbed a darling little Glassine Bag and covered it with an adorable Small Canvas Tag (which, by the way, is just the right size to fit on the front of the Glassine Bag).  These are the perfect size for giving a gift card or small treat (as you will see in the photo below).  Next, I took some wool felt in each of the colors represented in this week's challenge, and cut flowers and leaves to adorn the front of my project.  I secured a button in the center of each flower, with some Natural Hemp in the center of one.  I used a Paper Sweeties sentiment to stamp "So Sweet of You" on the tag, added the green pom pom trim, sprinkled on a bit of ultra-fine glitter, and.....WHA-LA!!  I was ready to use my gift card holder.  The Kraft Outlet is just filled with awesome products to make crafting a breeze!  I really hope that you will check out the awesome supplies in our shop, and then stop by The Kraft Journal Challenge Blog to play along in this gorgeous "Color Challenge" with us.  You need to use either Kraft paper, and/or supplies sold in the Kraft Outlet store.  Anyone can play along!
Karen Letchworth for The Kraft Journal
Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello.  It's always so nice to have you visit, and I appreciate hearing your thoughts.  As this post goes live, my hubby and I are at a local "Las Vegas Luxury Hotel" celebrating our 28th Anniversary.  I'm so grateful for Blogger's feature allowing me to schedule my blog post.  I look forward to visiting each of you to see what you've been creating this week.  Please, always remember that you're all welcome to join our Anything Goes challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday as well

I'm going to share this little project here:
Mark's Finest Papers/Friends of Speedy TV - Challenge #86 - Sentiment Only

Simon Says Stamp Vintage Monday Challenge - Carnival - When I think of the carnival, I think of bright beautiful colors, and snacks.  This project implements both!

The Cheerful Stamp Pad Challenge Blog - Challenge #67 - Your Choice - I just LOVE using wool felt in my die-cuts, and I hope those who see this project will enjoy it as well

God bless you all!



  1. This is awesome Karen! Such a beautiful way to give a gift!! LOVE the felt flowers and pom pom trim!! So fun!!!

  2. What a lovely wee gift bag - and congratulations on your anniversary.

  3. Beautiful!! Lovely colors and flowers!!

  4. You are right, they are gorgeous colors and your project looks so wonderful using them!

    Awesome idea, Karen!

  5. gorgeous! thanks for joining the "your choice" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

  6. Great little gift and so cute. Thanks for joining our sentiment only challenge at FOSTV

  7. Gorgeous colours and love the pom pom trim and flowers ! Congrats on your anniversary!

  8. Hi Karen - another terrific project! Like always - tip top work on your creations! Thanks for entering at FOSTV - I wish you the best in winning - hope the numbers rolls in your favor! Enjoy your day! Gail DT

  9. Love your use of the wool felt. Thank you for sharing your lovely project for The Cheerful Stamp Pad 'free choice' challenge, Hazel, Cheerful stamp pad DT. x

  10. Gorgeous little gift bag! I love the little glassine bags:they are so useful! Crazy for the felt flowers too!♥

  11. How precious! Those are great colors together! Thanks for playing along with the Friends of Speedy TV!

  12. This is so pretty. I love the canvas bag and the flowers.


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