Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Handmade Gift Bag

Creating a hand-crafted bag as a fun way to wrap up a gift for my 17 year old niece.  Her birthday is right after Christmas and I try hard to create her cards and gift wrap different from Christmas wrap - lol. 
 
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Create this paper bag with:
Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper (#126902)
Whisper White card stock (#100730)
5/8" Organza Ribbon Whisper White (#114319)
Spiral Floral Orginals Die* (#129379)
Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439)
Hot Glue
 
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These stunning 3D flowers are so fun and easy to make!  The new Spiral Flower Orignals Die* and Big Shot can create 3D flowers from a TON of materials!  Here the excess of the Rich Razzleberry pretty Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper accenting the double sided option by using the smaller polka dots on the larger polka dot created bag.
Creating this 6" tall bag was simple and fun!  Join Me for my upcoming classes (on-line and in-person) to create great projects like this!
Gift-wrap can be over looked... but I always enjoyed wrapping gifts extra special!  I also like to stamp my envelopes... kind of a tease of what is to come!  I love, too, how this Whisper White Organza and Satin Ribbon handle is fun to hold!
Creating a cute and simple card to coordinate is fun and easy to do!  With:
Delightful Dozen stamp set (#122652)
Rich Razzelberry ink (#126950)
Rhinestone Jewels (#119246)
Whisper White card stock (#100730)
 
Adding this little 3"x3" card inside with a simple sentiment is easy!  Simply stamp this Birthday greeting, from the Delightful Dozen stamp set, in Rich Razzleberry Ink on Whisper White card stock.  Adding the beautiful Rich Razzelberry Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper rose created with the Spiral Floral Original Die.  It's simple, clean and sparkles... kind of like Kaitlyn does!

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Celebrate those you love with a personalized gift, card and gift-wrap!  This card and gift bag scream '17 year old girl' as she is on the brink of womanhood!  It is surprisingly easy and fun to create this great little bag.. and was ideal to wrap up her gifts!
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