A friend of mine was organising the hen party for a friend of hers and, needing a small token gift for each of the hens, called me for a design meeting. As they were going to be down on at the seaside, we came up with a beach themed lino design involving beach huts and then decided to personalise each of them by writing the name of the recipient and the event on each bag. She chose an aquamarine-type blue - the colour hasn't really come out properly in the photos - they are slightly more greenish than the pictures imply.
|Still not done, but there's some writing on them now...|
The bags are all lined inside and I made salt dough decorations in a matching colour to go with each bag. Finally I wrapped them in tissue paper to match before delivering them last week. I know the organisers of the hen party loved them... just hope the bride-to-be did too!
|One of the completed bags|
|Still needs to be ironed, but a full length view|
|Detail with the salt dough decorations that I made to match the bags|
|10 bags all folded ready to be packed up...|
|The Bride-To-Be's bag|
|All packed up and ready to go!|
So, what do you think? Having just made the first proper custom order, I'm quite excited about another commission order...so if you are organising a hen party or some other event that might need a small gift, then bear these in mind!