So we went to Joann’s Crafts and matched it up with some silk flowers.
Here’s the $2. straw pocketbook I bought at a tag sale. It’s pretty cute all by itself and it has a label inside that reads “Coldwater Creek”... quite a bargain, huh?
After we picked out the pretty pinky red flowers, we (she)decided it needed a little more embellishment so we looked around and found these really cute burlap flowers.
They have a clip on the back so we just clipped the flowers onto the purse. One was a little different color – they were in a discount bin – but we took all 3 anyway. We ended up using only 2 of them because they are so large.
This was pretty easy to put together but when I thought about how it would be hung from the back handle of the pocketbook, I thought it might hang open. So I stitched right through the purse to hold the back and front together. This was not that easy but it was doable and now the bag stays altogether.
Here it is on my daughter’s back door.
Didn’t this turn out cute? It’s so perfect for her Cape Cod house, too.
Best wishes and keep cool.... gosh, it’s hot here in the Northeast.
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