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Monday, June 30, 2014

Sweet Life Projects

Hello!
Today I have a couple projects featuring The Sweet Life Collection from Melissa Frances
The first is a quick and easy goodie bag using a polka dot craft bag from Whisker Graphics and darling embellishments from Melissa Frances. Here is a quick tutorial on how to put it together.

Cut out The Sweet Life journal cards and using a rounded edge punch, punch all corners of the journal cards. Layer the journal cards on top of the goodie bag and adhere using Zip Dry. Adhere a pearl on top of a kraft heart sticker and attach to the goodie bag. Adhere two rows of satin pink ribbon towards the bottom of the bad using glue and let dry. Fill the bag with goodies and top off with gift wrapping shred.

white pearl (GN278)
polka dot goodie bag- Whisker Graphics
gift wrapping shred



The second project is a mini sweet shop atop a candlestick using the Sweet Life papers and cut outs.  Below is a quick tutorial on how to make your own little candy shop! 


Assemble house kit according to directions on the package using pattern paper from The Sweet Life collection. Once house is assembled, trace a line of glue around each window and sprinkle glitter on top. Shake off excess glitter. 
Cut out banner from Sweet Life journal card and attach across the top of the house. Using a mini straw, attach a pennant flag to it, tie a piece of baker's twine around the straw and attach to the back of the house. Adhere the paper mache box to top of candle stick using glue and let dry. Then adhere house on top of the box/candle stick combo and let dry. Trace a line of glue around the box and attach a small strand of pink tissue garland. Add a pink bottle brush tree to the top of the box. Tie ribbon around the candlestick.


Supplies:
DIY House Kit
pink tissue garland
pink bottle brush tree
silver  glitter
candle stick
ribbon
oval paper mache box


Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!

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