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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Birthday Bags

One of my friends at work asked me to make a version of a card she has seen all over Pinterest...

She asked for it in shades of pink so I used some of my favourite patterned papers from NitWits.

The bags themselves were pretty straightforward to make - just lots of scoring and folding. For the handles I made good use of some of those ribbons that you always find in tops and t-shirts and added some flat-backed pearls to cover the edges.

Finally, I created a greeting in Publisher and added a strip of die-cut border. To add 'filling' to the bags i used some small pieces of net gauze.

I'm entering this into the challenges at:

Always Happy Birthday - use patterned paper
Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes March 27
Creative Craft Cottage #105 - make it feminine
Everybody Art Challenge #422 - pink/green
Creative Moments #139 - anything goes
Dream Valley Challenge #175 - spring colours
Time Out Challenges #105 - inspired by the words below:

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  1. So cute! Thanks for joining us at Always Happy Birthday.

  2. Such a cute idea and you have used such pretty colours and patterns. The perfect girlie card! Thanks for joining Time Out

  3. Oh cool, i never seen it before these kind of card on Pinterest but it Looks so fantastic. Wonderful Card! Thanks for your Inspiration and for joining us at EAC. Hugs Michi

  4. What a fabulous idea, Sharon ... and so pretty ... sweet patterned papers and such delicate detailing with the ribbon and pearl handles! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

  5. I adore your card design! So very pretty! Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Dream Valley challenge.Neva DT

  6. Great upcycling idea for those ribbons - the work really well with your pretty paper choices! Fab card,

    thanks for playing along with us over at Creative Moments,

    Hugz Tinz

  7. Great concept! Good Luck!!
    Thanks for entering it in our Creative Moments challenge blog!

    Kristy Abela -

  8. Such a cute card! I love your little bags. Well done!

    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Rijacki's Workshop
    Through The Craft Room Door

  9. Beautiful!! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage :)