The Busy Bug

March 14, 2011


My daughter is now in Young Women!!  In our church, when our daughter's celebrate their 12th birthday, they move from Primary to Young Women.  I am so very proud of her!  She is going to love Young Women!  We made 49 of these purse treats for all the teachers and girls in young Women.  They were super easy to make!  It's amazing what a little paper, glue, ribbon,velcro and some flowers can create!!

I attached sticky velcro to close the lid.
Inside was my daughter's FAVORITE candy.....
Now On to the.........
Blog Candy!!
Whooo hooo....
this make 100th Posted Projects!!!  
And do I have a treat for you!!! 
 Thank you all for all the encouragement,
 you all have been giving me over the past couple of months.  
I just love to hear from everyone!!
 This giftbag is just full of super scrapbooking stuff!  
I wish I was giving this away to MYSELF !!
All you have to do to win this awesome 

Blog Candy 

1) leave a comment on this post,
2)  Subscribe & follow my blog (if you haven't already done so) :D
I will post the winner using, on
 Friday, March 18th.
Have a fabulous Monday.


  1. Congrtulation on your 100th project. The little purses are so cute. I know each person will love theirs. Thanks for sharing your projects and inspirations.

  2. Congrats to your daughter for becoming a "young woman". What a "sweet" treat for you to make for her class and teachers! Awesome. Thanks for the opportunity to win some blog candy.

    Congrats to you too for your 100th project.

    scrapbooknut67114 at gmail dot com

  3. wow a surprise giveaway how fab is that....thank you for a chance to win.... cant wait to see what is in there....


  4. Those little purses are just adorable. I have to make a note somewhere to remind my self to make these as birthday party favors.

  5. super cute little purses. What a wonderful idea! congrats to your daughter on moving up to young womens group.
    craftingwithsarah@gmail. com

  6. I love the little purses. You come up with so many wonderful projects. You give so much to others. God Bless you and your lovely 12 yr old daughter. Happy Birthday to her!

  7. Fabulous Project 100! The favors are absolutely darling. Congratulations on your milestone of 100 projects!! also congratulations to your daughter for moving up into Young Women.
    I don't have a blog but will tell my friends about your celebration!
    Thanks for a great blog,Karen!

  8. Wow these came out super cute!!! I'm sure the girls and teachers just loved them. How fun!
    Looks like you have some yummy blog always know how to put a smile on peoples faces.

  9. These are adorable! Do you have instructions? I'd love to make some with an Easter theme....tfs!!

    ~Sharon C.

  10. What a great project for you 100th! I love those little purses!

    chris.tana08 @ hotmail . com

  11. Very cute!! Love the purses!

    amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

  12. Those are soooo adorable!!!! I'm sure the rest of the girls and the leaders will love them!! Such a great idea! :) Thanks for the chance at some fun candy! I (of course) am a follower, I subscribe to your site (so nice and easy to receive an e-mail with your cute projects), and I posted the candy on my sidebar. Thanks for sharing your cute project and thanks for the chance. :)

    Celeste B.
    mctdbillman at gmail dot com

  13. These are soo cute!! My daughter turns 15 Thursday, they grow up toooo fast. Thanks
    miller896042 at bellsouth dot net

  14. These are too cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Meg @

  15. As a recipient of this cute purse with treat enclosed, I can tell you they were a huge hit. Karen you are so amazingly talent and how lucky I can enjoy some of what you do! Thanks for sharing your talent with so many!

    Susan L.

  16. Congratulations on 100th post and to your daughter! Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win this fabulous giveaway!

  17. Oh my goodness, those little purses are absolutely adorable! TFS

    Congratulations on your 100th project! I can't wait to see more.

  18. Congrats on your 100th project!! The purses are so adorable!! Thanks for a chance to win!!

  19. I am also a Follower & Subscriber to your blog!

  20. Congrats on your 100t project! Those purses are awesome! I am going to have to remember that when I need little gifts for the office! Thanks for the chance to win your blog candy!!

  21. The treat purses are so cute. I am a follower and I subscribe but I dont have a blog. Dawn RI

  22. Congrats on the 100!

    I must say those purses are really cute, and I'm sure they were a big hit. As a teacher myself, I might have to find something similar for boys so I can make my students something like this for holiday parties!

  23. Those little purses are all so adorable!

  24. Very cute purses! Your baby is growing up. Hard to deal with I know but a blessing too.

    nginerd at gmail dot com

    P.S. Already a follower, posting on blog now. :)

  25. Thanks for visiting my blog...kute purses..Happy 100th...just became a follower...hope you do the same...

  26. Hi Karen! Thank you so much for your sweet comment at my blog! I just became a follower on your blog! Thank you for sharing me about your blog candy! I will post it on my right side bar! Congrats on your 100th post! Love the cute purses you have made.


  27. Thanks for leaving such a sweet comment on my Post! I just became a follower and Congrats on the 100th Post! LOVE the purses! :o)

  28. Thank you so much for the lovely comments on my blog! As long as you don't live with me, you are safe from Peachy Keen faces on your face while you snore... lol. I'm glad you found me. I LOVE those purses. Thanks for letting me know about this post too!

  29. How cute those purses are! Great idea-your boog is full of great ideas, New follower here. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such nice comments.

  30. The purses are adorable!!!! Great job!!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win blog candy too!!!!!

  31. Those purses are so cute, thanks for letting me know about your blog!!

  32. Such an adorable project. those purses look amazing all lined up! And surprise blog candy, what fun! hugs, eileen

  33. Congrats on your 100th post! I love the purses! Thanks for visiting my blog.
    bbuchholtz at wi dot rr dot com

  34. oh those are so cute!! I would love the tutorial for those:-)
    ikennic at q dot com

  35. Hi Karen
    Thank you for stoping by my blog. I am now a follower of yours. I love your stuff. I will keep checking to see what you make. Thank you

  36. The purses are super cute. Thanks for sharing. I'm about to check out your blog and become a new follower. Great job!

    lesliecounterman at gmail dot com

    Now how do I add to my sidebar on my blog?

  37. Karen, thanks so much for visiting my new Blog. That was my very first post.
    I had to check out your Blog of course. I love your little Purses for you daughter. I bet everyone will love them.
    Thanks again. I hope to get the hang of all this very soon. I am a new follower.

  38. I love those purses!!!!

  39. What a wonderful treat to give away. I just love ideas for cute little projects to give away. I think I will try something like this for my Wednesday nite group of girls. Congratulations on 100 projects too!

  40. Those purses are very cute!! A friend is coming over tomorrow and I think we'll see if we can make a few of those to give to the neighborhood kids. Thanks so much for visiting my blog - I'm just starting and having a blast with it. Congratulations on your 100th blog!! Someday I'll be there too!!

  41. Congrats on your blog milestone and to your daughter as well, what a cute idea those purses are!! Thanks for visiting my blog, I'm a new follower of yours!

  42. Congrats on your 100th post! I am a newbie and will take me some time to get there! :) I am now a follower of yours and would love for you to stop by my blog!


  43. you always have the cutest ideas. Congrats on 100 and many more!
    BTW you are totally right the imagine mats need to stickier. I tape my paper down

  44. Congrats on reaching 10 posting and for makeing all those darling purses. The kids must have been trilled! TFS.

  45. Those purses are adorable. I'm your newest follower. I love the pinewood derby car too. I did one with my cub scout son too but it didn't look that good.

  46. I love the purses, they are so cute! congrats on your milestone. My daughter is 12 too, it's nice finding other latter-day saints in this blog world. Thanks for the giveaway!

    tjscrappin at yahoo dot com

  47. It's still Friday in Hawaii! Just wanted to let you know I love following your blogs! Your projects are an inspiration and I just love to be inspired to create!

  48. Congrats to your daughter! Love the purses!


  49. great idea, love how simplicity, those are my favorite projects.

  50. Congratulations! Love all the beautiful little purses that were made. Great idea putting the little candy bars in them.

    Smiles Sher


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