Saturday, December 17, 2016

Fashionable Favorites Christmas Purses

Today marks the end of a long love affair with making teacher gifts for Christmas and end of school year.  I've been doing this for 17 years! 
With Nicholas being a Sr. this year, he delivered the last Christmas gifts today to teachers.  That's it for me unless university professors like gifts. *Ü*
He has 6 female teachers and one male this semester.  I was thrilled when he came home with that schedule the first day of school because typically he has 5-6 male teachers and only 1-2 women.  Purses are far more fun to make and give than male teacher gifts, although I love those too.

I used one of the purses in my Fashionable Favorites tutorial.  I made them red for Christmas and hung the adorable moose on a ball keychain - but it can be removed and then the purse has no Christmas feel to it at all. The piece in the pocket is a tiny little card from Nicholas to each teacher.

Cardstock:  Real Red, Soft Suede, Garden Green, Candy Cane Lane Designer Series Paper
Stamp Sets:  Jolly Friends
Accessories:  Petal Burst Embossing Folder, Layering Squares Framelits, Big Shot, Petite Petals Punch, Jolly Hat Builder Punch, Rhinestone Jewels, ball key chains (non SU!)
If you would like to see what is retiring from this year's Holiday Catalog click HERE.
Head over to my online store to see what is on the Year End Close Out Sale.
The 12 Days of Christmas 2016 tutorial is now available.  You can purchase it from the right hand sidebar or my tutorials page.  It contains step by step photos, patterns and instructions for completing all 12 Days of Christmas shown on my blog from October 1-12, 2016 .
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  1. Replies
    1. He received an embossed glassine bag with baggie topper that included the same gift as the ladies.

  2. Absolutely adorable, Becky! And I LOVE the added moose to it; super cute! TFS!

  3. These are gorgeous Becky! You will miss making teacher gifts! You have left us in suspense as to seeing what the male teacher got, although I read the comment above. Love your projects!

  4. This is about the cutest little Christmas 3-D item I have seen this year. Could you inherit my child for teacher ideas? Oh no, I hope you will keep them coming! Time to have another baby Becky!!!! Love ya! MERRY CHRISTmas!

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