Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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Bag Card Set by Melissa Phillips

Mini Frosted Plastic Gift Favor Bags
Cut N Paste Die-Cut Tag Pad by K & Co.
Cut N Paste Number Fabric Brads by K & Co.
Mimosa Rub-On Words Transfers by SEI
Mimosa Ribbon Collection by SEI
Pink Label Stickers by Jenni Bowlin
Felt Butterflies by Jenni Bowlin

1. Fold frosted bag in half to create card.

2. Fold tag around card; staple along fold and adhere to card.

3. Attach brad and tie with ribbon along left edge.

Melissa Notes: You can also use a felt butterfly or flower under the brad to embellish it further.

4. Attach stickers and rub-ons to finish.
French Flea Market Necklace & Card by Jessica Witty

Clear Tiles Fragments by Tim Holtz
BellaBella French Flea Market Paper by My Mind's Eye
BellaBella French Flea Market Simply Plaid Paper by My Mind's Eye
Clear Jewels Trinket Pins by Maya Road
Laundry Line Lil Girl Chipboard Accessories by My Mind's Eye
Mr. Campy Velvet Ribbon by Cosmo Cricket
Noteworthy Scallop Sheer Green Trim by Making Memories
Mini Frosted Plastic Gift Favor Bags
Bridgeport Clear Stamps by SEI
Instructions for Necklace:
1. Trace around fragment on paper; cut out. Place behind fragment and trim as needed.

2. Spread a clear liquid adhesive over patterned side of paper and adhere to fragment, pressing firmly over entire surface.

3. Seal backside of paper with decoupage medium.

4. Glue bail to backside of fragment.

5. Place beads and button on headpin and attach to bail.

Instructions for Necklace Holder and Bag:
1. Cut strip of patterned paper and fold into a tent shape; adhere bottom sides together.

2. Cut strip of patterned paper, score in middle, adhere to tent.

3. Punch two holes in top of tent. Place necklace in holder; tape necklace to back of holder.

4. Place holder in bag; fold top of bag back.

5. Cut strip of cardstock and wrap around bag; adhere strip to itself at bottom.

6. Tie ribbon around wrap.

Instructions for Card:
1. Make 3.5" x 5" card from cardstock.

2. Cut strip of white cardstock, distress bottom edge and adhere to card.

3. Cut panel of patterned paper, distress top edge, and adhere to card.

4. Adhere ribbon to card.

5. Adhere pins to back of chipboard with foam tape.

6. Adhere chipboard to card with foam tape.
Thanks Gift Bag by Guest Designer, Lisa VanderVeen

Mini Frosted Plastic Gift Favor Bags
Amy Butler Lotus Tea Box Butterflies Die-Cuts by K & Co.
Winsome Enchanting Wonderful Paper by Pink Paislee
Pink Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon by May Arts

1. Fill bag with treats.

2. Cut pattern paper with decorative scissors. Fold over top of bag and sew; tie on ribbon.

3.Thread pin through butterfly and adhere to bag with glue dots.

4. Stamp or use letter stickers to create a Thanks tag and attach to bag.

Lisa Notes: This makes such a quick and cute gift! Great for party favors too!

Easter Set by Anabelle O'Malley

Porcelain Element Stickers by Basic Grey
Porcelain Silver Birch Paper by Basic Grey
Porcelain Villeroy Paper by Basic Grey
Flower Patch Dimensional Stickers by Making Memories
Mini Frosted Plastic Gift Favor Bags
Laundry Line Heirloom Trims by My Mind's Eye
Pink Felt Applique Stickers by Martha Stewart Crafts
Instructions for Card:
1. Cut a panel of polka dot paper and adhere to the front of a kraft card.

2. Add border sticker to left side; zig zag stitch around edges.

3. Adhere the journaling sticker using foam adhesive and add flower and sentiment stickers to center of journaling sticker.
Instructions for Bag:
1. Cut a panel of polka dot paper and adhere to front of bag.

2. Add sticker border to top and bottom of paper panel.

3. Add bunny sticker to center.

4. Adhere swirl stickers, with gems in centers, above and below the panel.

5. Cut two pieces of patterned paper about 8 inches by 1 inch long; trim with decorative scissors.

6. Punch a hole on either side of bag; attach handle with a brad.

7. Fill with Easter grass and treats.
Friend Gift Bag & Card by Lisa Dorsey

Mini Frosted Plastic Gift Favor Bags
Lynden Scrap Strip by Scenic Route Paper Co.
Lynden Collection Kit by Scenic Route Paper Co.
Renaissance Meadow Die-Cut Cardstock by Narratives
Antique Frames White Rub-On Transfers by Hambly Screen Prints
Friends Designer Stickers by Melissa Frances
Pink Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon by May Arts

Instructions for Gift Bag:
1. Cut a 3/4" x 5" strip of blue and a smaller strip of lined pattern paper; machine stitch the stripe paper to the blue.

2. Wrap around the top of the bag and punch two holes about an inch apart in the center of the bag. Tie ribbon through the holes and make a bow; attach button to center.

3. Cut a 2.25" circle out of green pattern paper and a 2.5" circle out of blue. Ink the edges of both and layer under quote sticker; add faux stitching and attach to bag.

Lisa Notes: I have a hard time machine stitching in a circle so I used a faux stitching technique on the tag. Simple use a hole piercer to make the holes and then a white marker to draw the lines between the holes.

Instructions for Card:
1. Create a card out of blue cardstock.

2. Cut a piece of floral paper slightly smaller than the card, ink the edges and machine stitch to a piece of pink cardstock; attach to the front of card.

3. Cut a strip of green pattern paper, ink the edges and run through a sewing machine using no thread.

4. Use a scallop edge scissors to cut a blue mat for the pattern paper and ink; attach to the floral paper.

5. Apply rub-on onto pink paper and cut out. Ink the edges and back with blue paper.

6. Attach sentiment sticker to pink and cut a slim mat; attach to center of run-on.

7. Apply rhinestones to rub-on.

1 comment:

Attiq Ur Rehman said...

Their are lots of collections of different cards. That's really nice to see the different cards in one site. Thanks for sharing such a nice cards.
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