Thursday, December 5, 2013

Pretties

Using the plural noun pretties to refer to dainty things goes back at least to the 1700s.
Some early uses refer to toys and jewelry, but the word was also applied to women's lingerie.
By all rights it should be a lovely word, but because of its association with the Wicked Witch of the West ("I'll get you, my pretty!"), using it at a lingerie store today might sound a bit creepy.
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Fantabulous Cricut - #189 Beyond red and Green
Fab 'n' Funky -#196 A Touch of Frost
Challenges 4 Everybody - #34 Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Inspired by Christmas

This is a gift card holder, the gift card slides in and out of the top of his hat with the card opening up so that you can write your sentiment inside :)

I stacked 3 plastic snowflakes on each other ( love my Helmar's 450 for adhering pieces like that together! ) and then added a pearl on top. The whole piece is popped up with some Liquid Scrap Dots for some dimension.

Helmar- Liquid Scrap Dots, 450 Quick Dry Adhesive
Cricut - Winter Woodland, p. 46
 ( taken to the CCR to create the card shape and to separate the hat from the scarf. )
Ranger - stickles
Reminisce - white pen

13 comments:

Wendy said...

Fabulous gift card holder..Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy xx

Meggymay said...

A super gift holder, a great shape idea for many occasions.
Yvonne

Creative M said...

A GORGEOUS gift card holder...
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Migdalia
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Missy said...

What a super frame! I love the blues in the snowflake and the chalkboard look!

Carole Z said...

I love the gift card holder ideas you come up with and this one is just superb! Carole Z X

Jean said...

Very clever!

Shirley said...

Great gift card holder. Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Great idea and great holder. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

Hugs
Cathy DT member
xxxxx

Lynn B. said...

This is really cute, what a clever idea! Thank you for sharing it with us at FCCB!

Crafting with Amy said...

Beautiful gift card holder. Thank you for playing alond with us at FCCB.

Heather said...

Neat gift card holder! I really like the snowflake decoration you added, and your doodling on the hat looks great! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!!

Dsherm1 said...

Pretty card! Thanks for playing with Creative Inspirations design team!

Gita said...

What a fun gift card holder.