Peace on Earth Gift Bag

By  Debbie Kaste 

size: 2-1/2"x4-1/4"x5-1/2"

  • Peace on Earth Gift Bag


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


  • 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
  • 1. Remove handle from gift bag.
  • 2. Stamp Sepia music background onto cream cardstock; trim to size and sponge edges Sepia.
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 6. Place gift in bag, pinch sides closed and thread 15" gold cord length through handle holes; tie ends into bow at bag front.