I finally solved a bit of a challenge I made for myself some time ago. I love making these purses. Our own KS Nurse sent me an outline and I've customized it a bit to suit my tastes. I knew I wanted to send a pink purse card to Finley. Thing is, I also wanted to send a small gift with it. Because I make a lot of these, I buy lots of feathers and bling to go on the front. I didn't have anything to match the purse so I ran to Hobby Lobby. Lo and behold, I found THIS and guess what....it's a hair clip! So, I glued a piece of pink ribbon to the front and clipped the bow to it. On the inside, I let Her Royal Highness know her kingdom misses her dressed in pink and riding her pink horse around to say Hi to all of us and that we would keep the castle clean. I also told her the bow could only be worn by a real princess. You can TELL I'm mom to four boys, huh? I hope there's a granddaughter in my future!!
Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 GMT Views: 789
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Tue, Jul 01, 2014 @ 4:58 PM
WOW!!! Oh boy! LOL You are really making this so special for Finley!!! What a fabulous pink purse and the hair clip is the perfect trimming for our princess! Beautifully done, I am already hearing the "Ohhhh and Ahhhhs" :)
Registered: April 6, 2009 Location: Weyers Cave, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley Posts: 13792
Tue, Jul 01, 2014 @ 5:00 PM
How sweet to be able to use the feathers on her hair! Beautiful dainty little girl purse! She will love this one for sure! Oh, and I have 3 adult sons and 2 grandsons. Still waiting for the little girls to happen one day.......
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Tue, Jul 01, 2014 @ 5:05 PM
Roberta, I will do nothing short of taking a whip to my boys to get a granddaughter. I've had enough of bugs, body functions and strange smells to last a lifetime!!! LOL LOVE my boys...actually fine with not having had a daughter because a granddaughter will be SO much more fun!!!
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Tue, Jul 01, 2014 @ 5:51 PM
So sweet this is---love the feathers and cute in pink. Roberta and Carmen---guess I am lucky as have 3 grandsons and 2 girls and my one son never forgets to remind me that he strted the ball rolling as he gave us 2 grand daughter DOGS---LOL said we were going to be grand parents one Christmas and we were to Mollie and the next year came Hailey and then real grand kids started coming.
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Wed, Jul 02, 2014 @ 5:23 AM
A purse and a feathered hair clip, oh what joy for little Finley! What a terrific idea to make this beautiful pink purse, very girly, and sweet! Finley will love carrying this purse and wearing the feather clip!
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Thu, Jul 03, 2014 @ 2:38 AM
Oh my goodness Miss Carmen, this is pure over-the-top-gorgeousness. Every frilly, fluffy inch of it makes me smile. Can you imagine the squeals of delight when little Finley receives this. Straight into to My Favs. I hope you get lots of granddaughters my sweet friend, you are going to be a super fun grandma one day. xx
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