14 September 2010

My first Gift Bag/Box

Happy Tuesday friends... Last night I had some time to myself before Private Practice came on and I thought I would try my hand at making Andrea's Gift Bag/Box.  You can find her tutorial here.  This was my first attempt at making this Gift Bag and I can't believe how easy it was to do...


I used a patterned 12x12 cardstock for the bag after making the box.  I won't go into detail as to how it was made, as Andrea's tutorial is self-explanatory, so please click on the link for details.  I coloured this gorgeous Whiff of Joy stamp, Lizzie with Muff, with copics. Added some glitter to her muffs and boots, for some sparkle. Further embellished with punched out pine leaves and some cherry blossoms.

I mounted Lizzie onto a piece of card, which I embossed with my snowflake embossing plate. I then lightly dabbed it with a brown inkpad from Fabscraps.

I filled the Gift Bag with tissue paper for the purpose of this photograph. One can place your gift inside.  A super idea for those end-of-year gifts we all need to make.  I think I'll be making a few more of these.  Thanks Andrea for sharing your tutorial with us.

Thank you for popping around and for your sweet comments, they really make my day.  Hugs Sharon x

17 comments:

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

Your gift bag is gorgeous I often make them for little Christmas gifts, I love your image and fab colours.
I was wondering Sharon, did you know you have word verification on your comments?
janex

celia said...

Wow Sharon,dat heb je knap gedaan voor de eerste keer!Het is heel plezant om verschillende doosjes en zakjes te maken...ik maak ze ook heel graag en zo heb ik steeds iets in huis als er een feestje aankomt ;-)
Veel liefs,Celia.

Rose Petal said...

Hiya Sharon. WOW, this is gorgeous. Lovely design and the papers are fabulous. You have done brilliantly for your first attempt. Great job. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Catherine said...

This is so so so pretty Sharon ! I love the colours and the image is really the sweetest... I love making boxes too... Lots of hugs and love from Catherine

Pink lady said...

A lovely gift bag you have made:-)
Soo cute this WoJ image!

Have a great Tuesday!
Hugs Laila.

Theresa said...

Great gift card...love the image and colors.

Pink lady said...

Hello again:-)
My last card tutorial you can find at:
stampartic.blogspot.com
Good luck:-)

Hugs Laila.

Renkata said...

Dear Sharon, your gift bag is FAB, great details and beautifly coloured image....
Gorgeous, what have you put inside :) hihihihih

Riet said...

Wat schitterend gemaakt Sharon,lief die stempel,mooi ingekleurd.
En wat een mooi papier.

Liefs Riet.

Jess's Crafty Things said...

absolutely gorgeous bag Sharon and I am sure it will be one of many, cos now you will surely be hooked.. I know I love making boxes and bags

dolcreations said...

Wow Sharon...this is one gorgeous gift bag! I love the soft beige colours that you used! I love that image! I am definetly going to have to try this out! Thank-you so much for the link!!!!

Nina Macaulay said...

Oh Sharon this gift bag is gorjuss!
I love the design papers you have chosen, and your flowers are sweet :O)

I'll be taking a look at Andrea's tutorial cos i'm dying to give this bag a go!

Thanks for sharing, have a good week.

Hugs and smiles from me :O)

A Cards Delight said...

Oh Sharon this is beautiful!! How creative you are getting and inspiring me big time to start trying it too! I just love it and the your darling image is colored so pretty!! Everything DP,designing all of it is gorgeous!

A Cards Delight said...

PS! thank you for taking word verification off!

Sally Atkins said...

Beautiful, Sharon! I love this bag - thanks for posting the link so we can have a go as well. The colours you've used are gorgeous. I bet you'll be making loads more gift bags and boxes now...they're addictive I think! x

Cherie said...

Beautiful gift bag Sharon, I love the image and how you did the border around her. Awesome colouring.
Hugs cherie

otomys said...

Lovely gift bag, Sharon. Fabulous colours and image.
Amelia x