Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Twinery & Imaginisce Blog Hop!



Welcome! If you are hopping along with us today, you should have come here from Kellie Winnell's  blog. If you did, you are in the right place! If you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, check out The Twinery's blog for all the details!

Imaginisce sent me a fun collection of products from their Good Dog collection.  If you are a dog lover, then this line is certainly for you!  I decided to go a different direction with the products that were sent to me, as I fell in love with several of the paper designs, and created this bag and card set.


I just loved the colors in this collection and they complimented The Twinery's twine perfectly!  


For this card I used the flag die from Lil' Inker Designs to make the banner strip with several of the fun Imaginisce's great paper selections!  The striped paper includes so many great colors!  I die cut a frame and strung several strands of twine from The Twinery onto the frame.  The "best friend" piece was cut from another one of the papers in the collection.


For the gift bag, I started with the orange striped paper piece and die cut the banner (with Lil' Inker Designs flag die) out of the paper.  I die cut the same flag banner with the polka dot paper and inserted it into the hole in the striped paper.  I cut the best friend strip down to size to make a little accent piece and used one of Imaginisce's frame die cuts as a mat.  


For the top of the bag, I punched several holes through the paper and then tied the twine through them to create a fun accent.  The colors I used are:  Blue Shimmer, Mandarin, Rainbow Teal Shimmer, Peapod & Red Shimmer.

Now of course there are prizes involved with this hop!  



Winner's choice of THREE spools
{up to $48 retail value}



 Imaginisce Endless Summer Package
{$48 retail value}

To Enter: Leave a comment on each blog along the hop.
Blog comments close on Saturday, April 27th at midnight (EST) and the winners will be announced on The Twinery's blog and the Imaginisce blog on Monday, April 29th.  

To continue on in the hop, visit Natalie Clause's blog!

Thank you for stopping by today!


30 comments:

Tracey said...

What a great gift set!! Fantastic!!

Monika Wright | I Love It All said...

Super fun as always, Jen!

Sue D said...

Love the fun colors and your use of twine.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Unknown said...

So fabulous! Love them!

StefanieH said...

Love the bag and cute card set.

Nancy L. said...

Love the matching duo :)
Super cute and fun!

KatheeVZ said...

Thanks for showing this particular project. I'm always looking for ways to decorate the plain bags. I really love how you used the twine at the top. Thanks for showing the close-up; I was trying to figure out if you strung them all the way through. Yep, you did! Super cool.

Amy Kolling said...

What a fun gift wrapping Jen! The twine looks like little candles!!! Very fun and so YOU!!! Today is much better! :)

Cynthia Baldwin said...

This bag and card set is wonderful! I like how you used the pet papers for a people project. :) creative uses of twine too - TFS!

Amy Martin said...

Perfect idea's. I love them both. This gives me a wonderful idea....I have a few birthdays coming up. Thanks so much.

Tigerberry said...

I love the colors in the paper and how the twine looks like candles.

Unknown said...

These are amazing! I LOVE how you used the twine!! Love the colors!! Absolutely gorgeous!!!

Stacy said...

Cute card & bag set Jen! Love the twine on the bag, they remind me of candles :)

sharon g said...

I really like the bag, and how you attached the twine. It' so colorful and nice.

cghundley said...

Great little bag and
card designs. I like
the twine used at the
top of the bag idea.
Carla from Utah

Natasha G.P. said...

They match perfectly. I like how you put your bright colors together.

Bethany said...

I love new ideas for decorating plain gift bags! The twine at the top looks like lit birthday candles to me.

Anonymous said...

thanks for the gift bag idea. I've quit wrapping present and have started putting them in gift bags that I decorate. the card was great too. Thanks.
txmlhl@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

My e-mail is txmlhl@yahoo.com
Forgot to leave it - I think.

Melissa said...

So interesting. Kinda looks like candles, so happy.

Carol said...

Awesome project, thanks for the inspiration!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Robin B. said...

Beautiful card and gift bag, I love the bright colors!

Crafty Aunt Dee said...

fun use of tiwne and I love how the colors work so well together. Great job.

Jean Bullock said...

I love gift bags with matching cards. Great job on these.

Karenladd said...

Wow, so cute and clever ways to use that colorful twine! Love it!

Unknown said...

I like how the bright colors of the two lines combine to make such fabulous crafts. Your gift bag is really awesome.

Sherry Butcher said...

Great job. Love the twin candles. Fs


FS.

Unknown said...

i love that little flower diecut!

Candace said...

love this set!!! cards and bags are one of my favorite things to create!! :)

candace
scrappin2littleprincesses.blogspot.com

Cassandra said...

What a great card and gift bag!! Love the colors! ctimz3 at yahoo dot com

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