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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Festive Holiday Gift Bags!

Vicki here...it's my day to share December inspiration with you. 

Christmas is only 12 days away and it's crunch time for many holiday shoppers.  Finding that special gift isn't always easy and gift cards have become more popular in these busy times.  It takes the guess work out of buying the right size, color, style or taste of the gift recipient.

This month, the Design Team is sharing lots of inspiration on how to package your gifts to make them look pretty and elegant.  I have chosen to alter mini gift bags and boxes that I will be able to use for the gift cards that we are giving this Christmas.
So...here's my mini bag/box inspiration for you.

Gift Card Holders


First up is a mini kraft and gold striped gable box that I embellished with a sprig of holly and a gorgeous green sheer bow.  The background is white paper doily.  I glued the "Merry Christmas" sentiment to a burlap tag.


Next is a white mini bag that I covered with pieces of patterned paper from a new collection I recently purchased.  The colors were perfect with the sheer maroon ribbon in our DT product.


I used some leftover silver ribbon from our November product to create the bow for my final mini bag.  The patterned paper was in my stash from years ago.  I embellished the bag with a dimensional die cut snowflake to pick up the pattern in the paper.

Featured Product
Craft Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool

From my stash
Avery Elle Snowflake, Impression Obsession Peace Die Cuts
Basic Grey, Photoplay Patterned Papers
Wild Orchid Flower
Other: Bags, Box, Doily, Gems, Holly, Ribbon

Thanks for stopping by to share my inspiration!

Don't forget to play along with our December Challenge, "Anything goes and include a HANDMADE bow" for a chance to win 3 single images of your choice from Robin's Fetish.

5 comments:

Barbara Bruder said...

Vicki your bags are so pretty. Whoever gets a gift in one of these bags will love the bag as much as the gift itself. All so different and all so creative.

Donna said...

Good lord these are stunning Vicki! I'd be happy with just the bag - the heck with what's in it! Love these.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wonderfully done gift bags. All are so very gorgeous!

Gail said...

What beautiful gift bags. You can gift me a bag any day! These are all lovely and the bows on each one is fabulous. So pretty! Hugs, Gail

lalkygirl said...

What a stunning set of gift bags ...such beautiful bows
Tracey s