Hi again! I'm sneaking in with another post today while I try to get a little caught up on posting news and projects.
(It's been a little disorganized here lately due to some events that have demanded my time and attention. I'm guessing this may be the norm for a while, so I hope you'll bear with me while I muddle through the chaos.)
I created this little gift bag with the Holiday Gift Wrap Challenge in the Moxie Fab World in mind.
The darling Mini Muslin Bags were a must-have on my wish list from the Holiday Catalog this year. In fact, I was about to hit the interwebs in search of some to buy right before the catalog came out, so I gave a little squeal when I saw them.
These bags are so fun because you can do so much with them - from simply adding a tag and some ribbon to stamping on them or even dying them. They are 100% cotton and measure about 4" x 5-1/2". Perfect for small gifts (or treats) any time of year, these bags will be super fun for the holidays.
I really, really wanted to use this Burlap Ribbon in a different way and create a sort of shabby chic flower. It took me a while to figure it out (slight understatement!), but it did finally turn out (mostly) the way I envisioned.
Under the burlap flower is a simple punched scallop circle and a bit of grosgrain ribbon with a pretty stitched edge.
For the flower center, I added an Antique Brad on top of a Vintage Faceted Designer Button.
The sentiment is from the More Merry Messages stamp set - one of several popular stamp sets still available, though not pictured in the Holiday Catalog. (See these additional holiday stamps and products here.)
Hope your having a marvelous day and enjoying the long weekend.
Let's go shopping!
Today's project featured the following Stampin' Up! products:
Stamps: More Merry Messages (W-126400, C-126402)
Ink: Gumball Green (126861)
Paper: Naturals White (102316), Season of Style Designer Series Paper Stack (132181)
Tools: 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch (118874)
Accessories: Mini Muslin Bags (132180), Cherry Cobbler 1" Stitched Edge Grosgrain Ribbon (132135), 1-1/4" Burlap Ribbon (132140), Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons (127555), Antique Brads (117273)
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