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Boat Shaped Gift Bag

Hello, everyone, earlier today I shared this unusual boat-shaped gift bag.

Boat Shaped Gift Bag

Those of you who follow me, know I love to create gift bags that are a little different each time.

Boat Shaped Gift Bag

This one has evolved from this Treat Bag I made a while ago.

Treat Gift Bags Check out the tutorial below for this smaller version.

For today’s bag, I used the Paper Addicts ‘Viva Forever’ papers by Trimcraft

This is available from Amazon here.

Paper Addicts Viva Forever Pad

Boat Shaped Gift Bag

The ‘Happy Birthday’ die I used is by Creative Expressions and available here.

Creative Expressions Happy Birthday DieTo make this gift bag you will need…

2 pieces of 9.1/2 x 12″ coloured card for the front and back of the bag.

Score along the 12″ side at 3.1/2

Along the 9.1/2 side put a notch at 1.1/2 & 8″

2 pieces of 9.1/4 x 8.1/4 pattern paper to cover the front and back of the bag.

Along the 9.1/4 side put a pencil mark at 1.1/2 & 7.3/4

2 pieces of 4.1/2 x 6″ pattern paper for the sides of the bag.

Score along the 4.1/2 side at 1/2″ & 4″

Score along the 6″ side at 5″

2 pieces of 1″ x A3 length as I used or 12″ card for the handles.

4 die-cut circles approximately 1.1/4 in diameter.

1 piece of coloured card for the flap closure.

1 piece of pattern paper to cover the flap.

Velcro dot for closure, I used 20mm dots from the Dot & Dab range here.

Embellishments to decorate.

Check out my full tutorial below.

This is a really roomy bag with room for those larger gifts.

Boat Shaped Gift Bag

Thank you for stopping by today.

Happy crafting



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5 thoughts on “Boat Shaped Gift Bag

  1. Another wonderful bag….We’re going to have to call you the “Bag Lady”!!! I does kinda look like a boat as well. TYFS

  2. Thank you for sharing another engineering paper masterpiece with us. Absolutely fab.

  3. Just happy it wasn’t taken the wrong way……thought of that after it was sent!

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