14 October 2008

{Thanks to Fiona Whitehead from 'Diva Stamping'}
Whilst blog hopping I stumbled upon Fiona's blog where she had these cute and practical pouches displayed. Instantly I fell in love with them (once again the practical soul in me popped) as they are such handy items to put a small gift in, not only as a Xmas gift, but a gift for any occasion. Not letting any grass grow under my feet I left a comment for Fiona, humbly and drooling, asking whether she perhaps have the template. With the speed of cyber lightning, Fiona emailed me with the template. Thank you so much Fiona, this is one template that is definitely going to be used quite often.
I have entered my creation for this week's Xmas Card Challenge #18 over at Dutch Dare Card Challenge.
So here is my first attempt.
Deep Racy Raspberry ColorMates Cardstock
Medium Fairy Tale Pink ColorMates Cardstock
The collage sentiment was created with MSE Christmas Clear Rubber Stamps
Archival Ink - Maroon
'Happy Holidays' metal tag from Eyelet Outlet
Thank you for stopping by and don't hesitate to leave a comment with your email address if you are also perhaps drooling over the pouch template and I will get it off to you asap.
- Pouchy Signing Off


  1. Its gorgeous Desire - you're so very welcome - would you believe I was actually cutting some more out for a workshop I'm running today when your email came in!

  2. oooh, it does look gorgeous. definitely worth drooling over. will you email me the template?

  3. These are just gorgeous!
    They would be so special to give a gift in. Love your red and white combo.
    kim x

  4. Dis vreeslik mooi en mens kan 'n geskenkie so baie persoonlik maak met gunsteling kleure ens.

  5. Wow really great!! thanks for joining us in the dutch dare!

  6. Aren't they the cutest. You did a great job and I love the red.

  7. Fantastic idea for small gifts, I'd really appreciate you emailing me the template. Thanks darling teacha x

  8. oh this looks fantastic, and as you say equally practical. a wonderful idea.xxx

  9. That is beautiful Desire, pls email me the template too...

  10. Hi Desire,

    what a beautifull giftbox. Great for little gifts. Love the colours and sentiment.
    thanks for joining the Dutch Dare Challenge.

    xoxo karin

    PS: I would love to have the template too!! Could you send me this by email???

  11. Anonymous10:15 AM

    Hi Desure,

    Absolutely love this little "box" - I would also appreciate the template if you don't mind. I love the Christmas stamping too. I need to get stamping!!!

  12. Wow Desire dis nou inspirasie op sy beste. Ek gaan regtig self probeer om van hierdie te doen!

    Ek is veral mal oor die Happy Holiday Metal tag!

    Groete x

  13. Fabulous pouch, great idea

  14. Aaaah, how cute and what a practical idea.

    Pretty, please will you e-mail me the template too!!


  15. This is great Desire love the colour :)
    Val x

  16. Fabulous - and would just finish off the perfect gift.

    hugs Bev x

  17. Oooooh, nice .....

    What a great idea for a gift ... I can just see more work coming my way - on top of the rest ... sigh ...

    Please be do kind as to send me the template anyway - I AM AFTER ALL A SUCKER FOR PUNISHMENT ... tee hee ...

    Have a fab day!!

    Love, Tracy

  18. Anonymous8:03 AM

    It is georgeous Desire. Please would you send me the template. Just love all the cards you are making.

  19. Anonymous12:12 PM

    Hi Desire,
    Oh my word, you really just dont realise what a gift you have - EVERYTHING you do is just beautiful !! What a talented lady, we are sooooo lucky to have had you as our teacher ( we miss you terribly!! )
    Please can I buy the template from you, who knows I could have exciting packages under the tree this year.

    Hope you are keeping well, send my best to Conroy and I promise to drop you a line soon, I am slowly getting there ....
    Bev ( Still GREEN )

  20. could you please please please email me the pouch template too??

    my email is:
    m_mekenkamp @ hotmail.com

    I love to visit your blog, and I love your work for the dutch dare challenge blog (I'm an old DTmember:D)


  21. it came out fabulously! what a great way to wrap a gift!

  22. Wow! Great idea and an elegant look! You amaze me!


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