Saturday, November 13, 2010

Torn Frames Peace Bird Bag

Creative Cuts and More sponsored the Caardvarks challenge last week and I wanted to play along. The challenge was to create a holiday card/project using die cuts, so I pulled out this versatile Square Bag #01 - Large that was cut from Kraft cardstock.

I stamped a tattered background directly onto the bag and set that aside unassembled. Then I stamped the bird image onto some Basic Grey paper, layered it onto some red cardstock, and then used the Torn Frames technique on the red layer. I did the same thing for the sentiment and then adhered that below the bird. All stamps are from I Brake for Stamps.

To finish off this bag, I punched a couple of holly leaves (Martha Stewart punch) from a darker green paper (Basic Grey Wassail collection) and added some red buttons for the "berries." Once the stamping was complete and the embellishments were adhered, I used some Killer Red Tacky Tape to assemble the bag.

I love keeping a few of these bags on hand for quick little gift bags. Kraft is such a versatile color, so these bags can be used for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine's Day, and birthdays. Go ahead and stock up on some now so you'll be ready for those last minute holiday gifts.


Curt in Carmel said...

What a gorgeous project! I've enjoyed seeing all of the other work here on your blog. Such talent! Dawn sent me over and I am now following! Great blog! Best, Curt

CraftyGirl said...

wow! so pretty!! Love the stamping!!
Barb :)

Noelle Reese said...

This is beautiful Holly! I love it!!

mylaughingmagpie said...

Very pretty Holly!