Holiday Gift Bag
This project courtesy of Fiskars.

 

Supplies

Fiskars 12" Rotary Paper Trimmer for Crafts

Fiskars ShapeCutter™ Tool

Fiskars ShapeTemplate™ Tool - Flowers-1 with Grass Border

Fiskars Clouds Paper Edgers

Fiskars Deckle Paper Edgers

Fiskars Hand Punch - 5/16" Tree

Maroon gift bag

Cardstock - sage, cream

Decorator's Chalk - sage

Rubber stamp - "Merry Christmas" with green ink pad, or sage journaling pen

Hunter green dye ink pad

3 small red buttons

Craft Bond Glue


          

Directions

Using scissors, trim approximately 1" from top edge of bag to create smooth edge. Reverse fold narrow edges of bag so center crease is folded out rather than folded in. Using border punch, begin punching in center of top of bag (punching through both layers of bag). Continue to realign punch and punch to each folded edge. Carefully fold bag over so approximately " of bag edge is folded over.

Using hand punch, punch trees along top edge of border punched flaps.

Using rotary trimmer, cut a piece of sage cardstock to measure 3" x 4". Cut a piece of cream cardstock to measure 3" x 4". Trim cream cardstock using Deckle Paper Edgers. Chalk around deckled edges using sage chalk. Using photo stickers, adhere cream cardstock piece to center of sage piece.

Using ShapeCutter with Flowers ShapeTemplate and craft mat, cut 3 small leaf shapes from sage cardstock. Trim around edges of leaf shapes using clouds paper edgers to create holly leaf look. Adhere these pieces to center of cream cardstock piece, arranging in holly spray pattern. Glue three red buttons to leaves. Stamp or journal "Merry Christmas" to bottom of cream cardstock piece. Adhere layers to front of gift bag using photo stickers.

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