Peace on Earth Gift Bag

Materials

  • Small red gift bag, 5-1/2” tall
  • Cardstock: cream; pale tan; dk. gold
  • Vintage Christmas #5 sheet (DigitalCollageSheets.com)
  • Metallic gold cord
  • Metallic gold star brad (EyeletOutlet.com)

Tools

  • Stamps (Purple Onion Designs): Early 1900’s Music Background (#3HMBG); Peace on Earth (#Z09)
  • Archival ink pads (Ranger): Jet Black; Sepia
  • Artist’s pencils (Cretacolor): Sepia; Black Charcoal; White Chalk
  • Paper blending stump or tortillon
  • Punches: 1/16” hole; Scroll & Dots border (EK Success Brands)
  • Adhesives: dimensional clear dots; mini clear dots; glue stick

Basic Supplies

cosmetic sponge

Directions

STEP 1

  • Remove handle from gift bag.

STEP 2

  • Stamp Sepia music background onto cream cardstock; trim to size and sponge edges Sepia.

STEP 3

  • Print collage image onto cream cardstock and cut out. Glue to music panel using glue stick; let dry. Highlight around left side of image with white chalk pencil; shade around bottom of image with black and brown pencils to add depth. Use paper blending stump to blend pencils to create “ground.”

STEP 4

  • Cut a 4-1/2”x5-1/2” tan cardstock piece. Punch sides and top with scroll border; sponge edges Sepia. Adhere panel to bag using mini adhesive dots.

STEP 5

  • Stamp Jet Black sentiment on gold cardstock; trim to same width as music background. Punch tiny hole above “Earth” and insert star brad. Adhere music panel and sentiment to bag, using dimensional dots for sentiment.

STEP 6

  • Place gift in bag, pinch sides closed and thread 15” gold cord length through handle holes; tie ends into bow at bag front.
by Debbie Kaste
Peace on Earth Gift Bag
Peace on Earth Gift Bag