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8.25.2010

PTI Blog Hop :: Fresh Homemade Goodies :: Just for You, My Friend


Hey Everyone! I barely made it to the PTI Blog Hop! I was really rushing here placing the final touches on my gift bag. I chose the more traditional route and used a kraft gift bag I had in my craft supply and altered it for "Fresh Homemade Goodies...Just for you, My Friend!" So, here's a brown paper bag project that even adults can appreciate.

I was inspired by a segment on Good Morning America today that featured chalkboard sticky labels. I wanted to order them, but thought I could use my Spellbinders™ Labels Four die templates and some white ink to replicate the chalkboard concept. I really like how that part turned out!

Thanks for hopping by. Here are so more details on my gift bag.

Instructions
  1. Trim polka dotted patterned paper and adhere to bag front.
  2. Trim hawaiian shores cardstock strip and adhere to bag front.
  3. Die cut scalloped edge border from felt and adhere to bag front.
  4. Trim another hawaiian shores cardstock strip (slightly larger than the previous one) and adhere to the top part of the bag front.
  5. Die cut jars, stamp insides and lids.
  6. Stamp imitation fabric, cut out and assemble jars.
  7. Adhere jars together.
  8. Die cut label from black cardstock and stamp sentiments.
  9. Die cut larger label from black cardstock. Stamp border and sentiment.
  10. Punch hole and set eyelet.
  11. Add ribbon and flower treatment and secure label on bag front.
  12. Adhere stamped jars to the center of the bag.
  13. Add tissue paper.

Supplies

Stamps :: Papertrey Ink - friendship jar; Waltzingmouse Stamps - very vintage labels no. 4
Ink :: Tsukeniko - VersaFine - vintage sepia; Stampin' Up! - white; Papertrey Ink - berry sorbet, summer sunrise; Close to My Heart - bamboo
Cardstock :: Papertrey Ink - rustic cream, hawaiian shores, true black
Patterned Paper :: Papertrey Ink - bitty dots spring moss
Embellishments :: Papertrey Ink - hawaiian shores grosgrain ribbon, black felt; Recollections - flower; Craft Supply - kraft gift bag + tissue paper
Tools :: Papertrey Ink - large scalloped border die, jar die/lid; Spellbinders - S4-190 Labels Four, W-001 wizard; Provo Craft - cuttlebug

54 comments:

Lynn said...

Simply adorable Ashley...love how the sentiment reads across the jars!

Jessie said...

Love your bag Ashley! What a great way to gift something!

Lynn said...

Love how you replicated the chalkboard labels on the jars! Very Creative!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Gorgeous gift bag Ashley! Love the contrasting black with those pretty colors! Really stunning! I am sure there are some yummy homemade Ashley treats packed in there :)

Sue Ann said...

Beautiful Bag ......... there is nothing better then getting a beautiful gift like this. And the black with the white ink looks so perfect!!!

Julie said...

This is just fabulous....but now I need that set and dies!

Diane Jaquay said...

Just gorgeous Ashley! I love how you used the 3 jars across your bag; PERFECT!

kbell said...

i always love what you produce! and once again, it's adorable. so "simple" and stunning!!

Karen said...

Great bag; someone will really love receiving this! I love how you used the black cardstock and white ink to replicate the chalkboard.

Amy said...

This is absolutely fantastic....love how you used the jars to embellish the front of your bag!

Kay said...

Gorgeous- you made a paper bag look elegant; I love it!

Linda said...

Very, very pretty. Lovely colors, fabulous composition, and I love the ribbon treatment.

Melissa said...

The labels are my absolute favorite! As a first grade teacher, I'll definitely need to case this idea! Thanks for sharing!

Allison Cope said...

Super cute idea Ashley! Love the multi-coloured jars.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh wow, this is stunning!

pattylt said...

OOOOooo, Ashley, its beautiful. I love the colors you chose. Gives it a very elegant feel. Who wouldn't love to get that? The Hawaiian Shores just really pops against the Kraft and black. Well done!

Gayatri said...

Stunning! Very well dressed bag. Neat and gorgeous colors. I don't mind just the bag with nothing inside :)

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Oh so pretty and elegant! Love the colors and how you used the Friendship Jars for this gift bag.

Terri E. said...

Adorable!

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Kristii said...

Absolutely amazing!!!! I couldn't love it more!!!!

Dana said...

So cute!

Lisa said...

Beautiful gift bag!! I can just imagine the delicious treats that might be enclosed!!!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

This is ADORABLE, Ashley!

Anika said...

Love the colors you used!

Paula Laird said...

Fabulous! The chalkboard idea is just perfect!

Lorus! said...

Love the chalkboard effect!

Christi said...

beautiful! love the pop of pastels against the kraft

Kelly S. said...

So creative how you combined the sentiments to make a sweet little sentiment of your own! Awesome color scheme and chalkboard tags!

Laurie said...

Beautiful!

Jen Carter said...

This is such a cute idea!! Love it!!

Dani said...

What a sweet project!!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Those are great!

Lori said...

Beautiful gift bag, Ashley! Love the chalkboard inspired tags.

Ally said...

So, so cute! Love the jars!

BethieJ said...

FABULOUS!! Love the colors!
Have a GREAT day.. Happy Hopping!

Erin said...

Absolutely adorable!

Sarah Martina said...

This is so sweet and full of dimension! I love how the jar decorations pop out at you. Great colors too! :)

mamareebs said...

Your gift bag turned out really cute. Funny where we find our inspiration - the chalk board effect worked great.

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Beautiful bag - love the colors!

Marge said...

Really AWESOME!!!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

This is so cute!

Michele Gross said...

Oh this turned out so sweet! I love the little jars!! Cute :)

Shaz Wall said...

Lovely! I love those chalk-board labels. My hubby ordered them for our church's charity cafe. They look chic.

Theresa Tyree said...

Your work always looks so classy, Ashley! I totally love everything about it!

ohradiogirl said...

So cute. Just the right touch.

Angy said...

Beautiful color combo!

Emm said...

What a beautiful gift bag-I love the colors you used and the fun little jars on the front.

Cokie Pop Paper Boutique said...

Such a beautiful bag. Love it :)

jazzy pantz cards said...

Love it Ashley. I am nowhere close (like not even to your toe) to as good as you but i think I'm going to try this set for my cousins bridal shower. You inspire me! Thanks :-)

Deebi27 said...

Oh, the goodies that could go in this bag. It will sure make someone feel extra special coming so thoughtfully in this bag! Great bag Ashley :)

Smita said...

Yummy bag ;-) I loveeeeeeeeeee the colors!!

Smita

Juanita B said...

WOW Ashley, this is a fabulous bag.
The ingenuity and care that you put into your projects really shines. Great color combo also. TFS

Tiffany said...

This is super cute! Love the way you've decorated the bag, what a keeper, I would not want to ever throw the bag away!

Julie E said...

Lovely bag! Great colors with the pops of black.

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