12 Weeks of Halloween | Week 6

Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Karen Robinson | 12 Weeks of Halloween – Week 6

I can’t believe we’re half-way through this years’ series, boy that’s gone fast! I hope you’re enjoying the projects and getting lots of seasonal treat ideas 🙂 Today I have another bag made using the Gift Bag Punch Board, but a smaller one this time with a different closure.

I’ve seen these little bags everywhere on Pinterest, but used this tutorial by Erica Cerwin of Pink Buckaroo Designs. Erica has loads of tutorials for cute treat holders on her blog and lots of videos as well. If you love 3D projects as much as I do make sure you have a look around her blog for inspiration 🙂

Little Paper Party, 12 Weeks of Halloween 2017, Seasonal Chums Bundle, Gift Bag Punch Board, #1

These little cuties use a piece of 6″ x 10″ cardstock and are made using the small bag measurements. After you’ve made the basic bag turn your cardstock 180° and score the horizontal line all the way across, choose one of the front panels to have the lid and punch on either side of that panel. Remove all the cardstock either side of the lid and assemble the box as usual.

I decided to close my boxes with a belly band for easy access and used a strip of 1-1/2 x 10″ Spooky Night DSP. I simply finger folded this around my bag for a snug fit and joined the overlap at the bottom.

Seasonal Chums Clear-Mount Bundle
Stampin’ Up! Seasonal Chums Bundle – Clear-mount (Item #146077)

The decoration is all from the Seasonal Chums Bundle – a super cute bundle that stamps the front and back and die cuts the tags in just two steps. The thing that really sold me on this set are the 7 little extras in the framelit set. These are so cute and perfect to add to so many different projects, I know I’m going to my money’s worth out of them long before this catalogue ends 🙂

Little Paper Party, 12 Weeks of Halloween 2017, Seasonal Chums Bundle, Gift Bag Punch Board, #4.jpg

These stamps are perfect for lots of different colouring techniques and I did some very simple water colouring using Watercolour Pencils and an Aqua Painter. I stamped the pumpkins on Thick Very Vanilla cardstock which can only take light water colouring, so my colouring is not as perfect as I’d like it to be, but I think they still turned out quite sweet.

I assembled my elements on a Stitched Shapes circle and attached this to the belly band only with dimensionals. A quick and easy treat bag to put together!

I hope you liked my project today and I’ll be sharing more projects using this fun bundle over the next couple of months. I think this set will be one of the “keepers” in my forever stash, I can’t see those sweet images getting old and love all the extra embellishments that are included 🙂

If you’d like to purchase any of the products I used today, please visit my online store. I’d love to be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Australia and remember to use September’s Host Code: 2TY3J3BU when you shop with me to receive your Customer Rewards.

Cheers,
Karen

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12 Weeks of Halloween – Week 6 | Supplies

Seasonal Chums (Clear-mount) // 144958
Seasonal Tags Framelits // 144685
– Seasonal Chums Bundle (save 10%) // 146077

Lemon Lime Twist cardstock // 144250
Rich Razzleberry cardstock // 119981
Spooky Night DSP // 144610
Thick Very Vanilla cardstock // 144238

Basic Black ink pad // 140931
Lemon Lime Twist ink pad // 144086
Rich Razzleberry ink pad // 126950
Watercolour Pencils // 141709

Aqua Painter // 103954
Bunch of Banners Framelits // 141488
Gift Bag Punch Board / 135862
Stitched Shapes Framelits // 145372

 

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