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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Angel Art Blog Hop: All Wrapped Up

This blog hop's theme is to create a gift package or wrapping paper.  I decided to decorate a white bag.  I used one of my all time favorite sets as a background "Ornamental Snowflakes" in a very soft pattern.  The top of the bag I folded over and created a flap with the Labels 1 Nestabilities die.  Have I ever mentioned how much I LOVE that die!! :)  For this bag I closed the bag by punching holes & tying the sides with ribbon. 

Doesn't the button in the middle of the snowflake have a nice effect?  At first I made the bag (and the matching card you'll see next) without the button but it just felt like it needed an extra touch.   A pink button was all it took to complete it!  Here's a closeup of the tag BEFORE I added the button.

And, here's the card to match.

Making a matching card is a nice touch to a gift!  And, you already have your supplies out, so it doesn't take a lot of extra time.

Stamps: Sweet Goodies, Ornamental Snowflake

Inks: Aquatic Splash VersaMagic, Toile Pink & Burnt Umber Palette
Paper: TAC Ultrasmooth White, Pink Bazzill, Robin's Egg DCWV, TAC More Mimi
Accessories: Ribbon, Button, Pop Dots, Scalloped Circle & Border Punch, Circle Punch, Labels 1 Nestabilities Die

Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to check out the rest of the Angels' blogs for more fun gift wrapping ideas!



  1. Love the colors chosen for this bag and matching card. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Great idea! And I love the matching card!!

  3. Such a great project and the colors are great. I love the matching card.

  4. Love all of your details on this bag - and that medallion is awesome! The perfect touch is the matching card...super set!

  5. How pretty! I really like the pastel color combo.

  6. Jen this is a Beautiful set! Luv the soft colors and all the little extra details!

  7. Love, love, love the soft colors - we get so used to seeing "bright colors" for Christmas this is a nice change. The matching card is perfect.

  8. OMG - This is super C U T E! Might just have to case how you did the top of that bag!!! Awesome idea!

  9. This is really cute! I love those non-trad colors!


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