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« on: March 10, 2012 12:45:06 PM »

My brother's girlfriend requested this one. She saw something that I had made previously and wanted something similar for her makeup. She wanted scrappy, and her favorite colors are yellow, orange, and pink. I had a hard time with it because, 1) I dont wear makeup, and 2) my least favorite colors are yellow, orange, and pink. Oh boy.

I went to my local quilt shop and dug through their scrap bin for all the yellow, orange, and pink scraps I could find. Putting together the scrappy cover was the most fun, as well as adding the cover embellishments. There are a few different pockets, as well as a two page spread with two layers of slots for brushes, eyeliner, mascara, etc. All in all, I was really pleased with how it turned out, and will be giving it to her tonight! I hope she likes it. Smiley

Thanks for looking! Smiley

« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2012 12:50:50 PM »

That's beautiful! You did a great job making those colors work together.  I love all the pockets, (I'm a pocket freak), and I love the ribbon closure!

« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2012 01:49:53 PM »

You did great.  Its such a neat idea.  I might have to put it on my wish list.  Wink

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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2012 02:26:18 PM »

It's SO cute! I love that lifesaver stitched on the front, such a nice detail Smiley.

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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2012 02:38:22 PM »

Very nice!  I love the scrappiness, and the details on the front are great!

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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2012 06:15:44 PM »

I love this project.  You did a great job - the scrappiness and the embellishments are so pretty together - NICE WORK!!  I would love to receive something like this for a gift - and I don't wear much makeup either - I would use it for other cool stuff!  Like pens and pencils and little papers!  I really like the way it ties up with a wide ribbon.  Just a great organizer.   Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2012 10:07:16 PM »

Aww thanks everyone! She squeeled when she looked through it, so I think she liked it. Wink

« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2012 06:40:13 AM »

woww! this is awesome! i love this like crazy!

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« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2012 03:28:45 PM »

Thanks Susan!

« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2012 09:17:14 AM »

I love the patch look and the pockets C: i love pockets, hha.
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