It's Not All Black and White

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bags, Tags, and Gifts, oh my!

Today's Jbelle Challenge is something for gift giving, like a bag, tag, or the gift itself. I made a bag using a 6 x 12 inch piece of My Mind's Eye paper (from the Ooh La La for Her kit). The finished bag measures 3.25 x 2.5 inches x 4.25 inches tall.

The top half inch of decorative paper is the reverse side of the paper, folded down. Then I added a scalloped border and decorated the front. The flowers and tag (on which you can write the recipient's name) are pieces from the same My Mind's Eye pack. I used a green piece of paper from the kit to freehand some stems and leaves. Some finishing touches include the Me and My Big Ideas gemstones and May Arts ribbon for the handle.

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Anonymous said...

OOOOH this is DARLING!!! LOVE the colors and flowers, LOVE it all! :D

Juls said...

so so gorgeous!! I love it!!

B said...

Oh this is adorable!!! :) Love the fun colors of the Oooh la la paper... and the flowers are so fun on the side!

(BTW, it was great to meet you over the weekend!)

Carly said...

Oh this is so fabulous! Gorgeous!

Cheryl said...

Who wouldn't love receiving a gift in this beautiful bag. It wouldn't even matter what the gift was!!!!!

Lynnette said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Who wouldn't love getting a gift in this?? You wouldn't even care what was inside because the bag is so beautiful!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Super cute! This is a gift in itself!

Michelle said...

Oh this is soooo pretty and sooo refreshing to not see Christmas! Perfectly executed; who wouldn’t want that!?!

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous and the papers are so beautiful!!!

Jill said...

You made the bag yourself? That is going above and beyond! It is beautiful. I love the gorgeous papers and colors you used!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

This is beautiful Bethany!!! Just simply gorgeous! I love how the tag is empty and you could write the recipient's name right on there!

Stacy Morgan said...

This is gorgeous, oh love the springy colors! WOnderful job Bethany.

Dawn Easton said...

Beautiful! The colours are so bright and fun! GREAT freehand leaves too!

Stephanie Hargis said...

Wow! This bag is amazing Bethany! I just LOVE those colors! Fantastic job girl!

Leslie Miller said...

This is so cute! MME is some of my favorite papers. Love how you added the blank label for the recipient's name. The small size is just so darling!

Rose Ann said...

Such a beautiful floral bag!! I love the colors!!