Trying out a new bag style – paper purse

So, I’ve seen a lot of folks make different paper purses/gift bags/bag in a box/etc and I’ve dabbled a little in making these projects but only a little.  With my mom here for the holidays, she brought lots of project designs and creative motivation.  So I decided to try something new.  These purses are really cute in person and actually really easy to make.

celebrateyoubag

The stamp set is Party Hearty for the clasp and main bag element with Sprinkles backgrounds on the paper straps.  I admit I completely cut corners when it came to making this sample since I didn’t know what I was doing.  I used some old paper I had lying around and paper instead of ribbon for the straps.  However, it came together pretty well, so I’ll probably make another with my heavier weight SU DSP and ribbon.  Well, gotta get back to crafting!  Gotta use some of the sneak peek stamp sets before mom takes them home with her. 🙂

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5 Responses

  1. This is truly pretty!

  2. this is so adorable, I have not made one of these yet, I may have to try my hand at it for the coming year! Merry Christmas *~*

  3. This is cute Jennifer.
    Hope you had a lovely Christmas Day.

  4. Hi jennifer! I hope you enjoyed your Christmas day. What a cute purse! I need to get going on some cards. Have a great day!

  5. Wow Jennifer,

    That is so cute. I’ve seen this style and can’t wait to try it.

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