CHRISTMAS GIFT BAGS
4th Day Of Christmas
Christmas is such a hectic time, so it is time for us to get in and get started on those handmade items for christmas, i know some of you have started already. I can not wait to give these to my family, i hope they will love them. The bags are so easy to find, i got mine from MG & J Packaging at Adamstown, they are so cheap about 35cents each. The ones you buy at the shops are $2.00 or more, they come in lots of sizes, from tiny wee ones to large ones. So head off grab a bundle and decorate.
SUPPLIES USED FOR THE BAGS AND CARDS ARE:
Cardstock: Pomegranite Red at least 2 sheets. French Vanilla.Websters Pattern Paper: Dear Santa: Fa-la-la, Delivery, Reindeer Cottage. Fabric Wraps. Berry Boquet. Journaling Cards. Floral Boquet. Glimmer Mist Red Velvet & Meadow Green. Punches Martha Stewart Deep Edge Floral Vine,Doilie Border & Fiskars Scallop Edge. Ink: Red, Gold & Black. Jute Twine. Red Rhinestones. Stamps Kaiser Dear Santa.
Gift Bag & Card No: 1.
This bag measures 10"wide x 7 3/4" high.
The size of this bag is 6 1/4"wide x 10 1/4"high.
Instructions For Gift Bag No: 2
1: Spray the front and back of the bag with green glimmer mist.
2: Cut a piece of pomegranite cardstock 2 1/2" x 6 1/4".
3: Cut a piece of the fabric wrap ( music, baloon & roses) 6 1/2"long, stick this to the pomegranite cardstock piece, then adhere the edges to the back of the cardstock. Stick this piece the bottom section of the bag.
4: Cut a piece of pomegranite cardstock 1 1/2" x 6 1/2", punch through the floral vine punch, the stick underneath the fabric. Trim off any excess cardstock with your scissors.
5: Cut a piece of the red script fabric & stick on the top of the punched cardstock.
Instructions For The Card:
1: Cut a piece of pomegranite cardstock 4" x 8", & fold in half to form the card.
2: Adhere a journaling card to the front of the card.
3: Stamp Merry Christmas with black ink onto the journaling card.
4: Remove the white organza flower from the boquet, cut off the back long stem piece, then stick with strong adhesive to the top left hand corner of the card.
5: Place a red rhinestone in the centre of the flower.
Gift Bag & Card No: 3
The size of this bag is 6 1/4"wide x 10 1/4" high.
Instructions For Gift Bag No: 3:
1: Spray the front and back of the bag with red glimmer mist.
2: Cut a piece of the Reindeer Cottage pattern paper 5 1/2" x 8", ink the edges with red ink, then stick to the front of the bag.
3: Cut a piece of pomegranite cardstock 2 1/2" x 5 1/2", punch the top and bottom edge with the fiskars scallop edge punch.
4: Cut a piece of pomegranite cardstock 1 1/2" x 5 1/2", punch through the doilie punch. Stick this piece to the bottom of the pattern paper.
5: Cut a piece of the scallop edge fabric wrap, stick to the front of the cardstock, and wrap around to the side edges and stick. Place double sided tape on the bottom and two sides, then stick over the top edge of the doilie punched piece.
Instructions For The Card:
1: Cut a piece of pomegranite cardstock 4" x 8", fold in half to form the card.
2: Adhere a journal card to the front.
3: Adhere one of the berry boquet white leaves to the top left hand corner of the card.
4: Stamp Merry Christmas on the journal card.
5: Pop the card into the pocket.
I hope you enjoy making these, they are so quick and so easy, i am sure you will want to make more, this is actually heaps of product left to make a few more bags.
Merry Christmas Everyone from Marion xxxxxxx