Buttons and Bows Gift Bags

Windy Robinson
Buttons and Bows Gift Bags


SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (Kiwi Crush) Bazzill Basics Paper; (black, orange) The Paper Studio; (white) Papertrey Ink  Rubber stamps: (flourishes from Build a Damask set) Unity Stamp Co.  Pigment ink: (Onyx Black) Tsukineko  Accents: (brass button) Blumenthal Lansing; (pewter button) Tim Holtz; (orange, black glitter) Doodlebug Design  Fibers: (green, orange ribbon) Michaels; (natural jute twine) Riky and Nina  Other: (kraft gift bags) Michaels  Finished size: 5 1/4" x 8 1/2"


1 Stamp flourishes on gift bags.

2 Accordion-fold cardstock rectangles, adhere glitter, and adhere into circles.

3 Trim ears, vine, eyes, nose, and mouth from cardstock; adhere to circles.

4 Adhere twine to create whiskers and mouth; adhere button.

5 Adhere embellished circles to gift bags.

6 Tie on ribbon. Tie on button with twine.


More Frighteningly Fabulous Projects

If you love these projects, you'll find more monstrous creations in the "Creepy, Spooky, Happy Halloween" feature in the September/October 2011 issue of Paper Crafts magazine. Get your copy HERE!


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Nice bags but...
What size do you need for the accordion fold and how wide should you make folds?
Loved the Halloween Bags!
Very cute Idea, I quit buying Halloween stuff ( Stamps), but now that I have Grandkids I have rethought it. Thank you for the cute idea!Cheri
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