Sunday, November 21, 2010

It is time for Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!  This week's challenge is to create a gift for giving!  Check out the link to find out how to play along!

I made a few Prayer Pillows.  The idea came to me from the tooth fairy pillows, but I think having some prayer pillows to give to some of my daughter's friends is a good idea, too.  The idea is to write down your prayers, tuck into the pocket, pray about it, and hang from nightstand or bedpost.   I designed these prayer pillows using felt.  I cut assorted colors at 4 1/4" squares.  I cut out the ODBD tag die cut in various colors of felt to create the prayer pockets.  I cut each tag to create a different color base with overlapping flap.  I stitched the pockets on first.  Then, I stitched squares and stuff with stuffing.  I added coordinating grosgrain ribbon for handles.  I finished with a button and red and white twine bow. 

As with any gift, a nice gift tag is needed.  I once again used the ODBD tag die cut.  I  used the Mistletoe Tag stamp set for the frame and for the "homemade with love" sentiment.  I used the ODBD Poinsettia background inked in toile pink and sprout green to create a subtle background design.   I attached with some fun organdy ribbon. 


My project today is for a few other blog challenges!
SNTODBD22: Stamping In Time:  Think Quilts!
Wee Memories:  A little bit of PINK!
Tuesday Throwdown:  Buttons and Bows!
Tip Top Tuesday: Buttons!
Creative Cottage:  Someone Special
Gingersnap Creations:  Stitching
CCEE:  Buttons!
4 Crafty Chicks:  Anything But a Card!
Simple Doodles:  Buttons!
OSAAT:  Season of Year (Christmastime and gift giving)!



As always, thanks so much for stopping by!



29 comments:

  1. What a great idea Betty! I love your beautiful little felt pillows with the prayer pocket and tag!

    To answer your question you left me about the WMS Saturday sketch - if you have Waltzingmouse stamps they'd love you to use them of course - but it's not a requirement for playing so come join in!!!

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  2. These are just darling Betty! I love the idea you came up with. :)

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  3. Oh these are so cute!! Great idea and so creative!!

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  4. Betty what a lovely idea very creative and a lovely little gift

    thanks for joining us at OSAAT

    liz xx

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  5. Awesome idea for the prayer pillows. I love how you made the little pocket to hold the prayers. Thanks for sharing your fun creation with us at TT this week Betty.

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  6. Great project, Betty! Very creative:)

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  7. Betty I think these are simply fabulous! Love your stitched up prayer pillows! What a great idea! Have a happy Thanksgiving Betty!

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  8. Your little prayer pillows are sooo wonderful, Betty....I love all the pretty colored felt and other beautiful details!!!

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  9. Aw these a just lovely. So much detail.Thanks for joining the TOP TIP TUESDAY challenge.
    xx Vee

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  10. What wonderful little gift pillows these are, Betty! I think that is a fabulous idea and they are just so sweet, too. I just love little creations from felt. They make me think of some of my favorite treasured Christmas ornaments.

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  11. What a wonderful, creative, and heartfelt little project! Your colors and stitching are beautiful. Thanks for playing along at Gingersnap.

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  12. Betty, these are wonderful! Have a fab Thanksgiving, my friend!

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  13. Such a gorgeous project x Thanks for joining us at TOP TIP TUESDAY x Leigh x

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  14. Fantastic gift idea! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week for our seasonal / event challenge and good luck, love Jacky x

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  15. These are fab and what a beautiful idea too.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Buttons' challenge :)

    Carol x

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  16. Betty these are just amazing! IT is truly the perfect gift! I just love the thought of these pillows. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome inspirational idea with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week! It sure is one idea, I never thought of and one that I am going to try! Hugs :) You rocked our challenge.

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  17. Fabulous idea and a great gift for Christmas. This is something my kids could help make too - thanks for sharing!

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  18. Betty - how sweet are your little prayer pillows?????? LOVE that idea!!~ YES, I am still a paper doll!! One precious month left with my grand daughters living here and then they are off to island in the Indian Ocean for 3 years and I will not see them....so bear with me, I will be better at commenting after they leave.......

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  19. Oh wow, Betty! These are awesome! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week :)

    Lori - 4 Crafty Chicks DT

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  20. What a unique and clever little gift! And who couldn't use some extra prayers?!

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  21. Hello Betty, I am so late doing my "tour". Your little pillows are adorable! such a clever and original gift. Thanks for your lovely comments and for stopping by my blog. I appreciate very much.
    Hugs.
    Danielle.

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  22. Wow these are gorgeous! So cute! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Wee Memories :)

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  23. What an original idea! Lovely little cushion pockets - so bright and cheerful.

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week.

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  24. Hi Betty....what a gorgeous creation.......thanks for joining OSAAT....if you want you can also play with Fairy Fun Friday's challenge Buttons and Bows!!
    xxx Margreet

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  25. Wow! Love these! Such a unique idea! Glad you could join in the fun at Wee Memories this week! :>

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  26. These are fantastic! Thanks for playing along in the Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!

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  27. Beautiful! Thanks for entering the Simple Doodles Challenge - hope you can join us again next time!

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