Hello everyone, today I’m sharing this unusual gift bag
This original design is a squashed version of a taller one I made over a year ago.
I’ve shared my tutorial for this size below.
It’s a great looking bag and certainly one that others will admire.
For this one, I used the Dovecraft Twilight Wishes papers and matching embellishments
It’s a nice alternative to the usual red and green Christmas colours. This collection is available from eBay here
I fussy cut the Christmas baubles from one of the papers and made them into little dangles, along with the sentiment tag.
I love the embossed detail on the base. I used the Gemini, Basket Weave 3D folder from The Range here. And the other folder is the Wicker 6″ x 6″ from Docrafts but I can’t find it online anywhere.
To make these gift bags you will need…
2 pieces of 12″ x 12″ cardstock.
Score along one side at 11.1/2 and put a notch marker at 5.3/4.
Score along the other side at 3.1/8 & 6.1/4, rotate back to the original position and then flip the card, now score at 5.3/4 down to the second scoreline.
Follow my template and video below for the other scorelines.
4 pieces of 3.7/8 x 3.7/8 pattern paper for the 4 diamond sections.
4 pieces of 3.3/4 x 3.3/4 pattern paper, cut these on the diagonal so you now have 8 pieces for all the triangular sections.
4 pieces of 2.7/8 x 5.1/2 gold card for the largest mat.
4 pieces of 2.5/8 x 5.1/4 pattern paper to layer on top.
4 pieces of 2.3/8 x 5″ gold embossed card to layer on top of the pattern paper.
1 piece of 3 x 1.3/4 pattern paper for the closure.
1 piece of 2.3/4 x 1.1/2 gold card to layer on top of the closure.
2 pieces of 5.5/8 x 5.5/8 paper to cover and reinforce the base.
I hope you have enjoyed today’s gift bag tutorial and you give it a go.
Remember you can share anything you make following my tutorials over on my Facebook group Mixed Up Crafters here.
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