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Saturday, 14 June 2014

Something Different saturday

Happy Saturday,

Today's different project is a gift bag hand made using the Sue Wilson striplet die!  I know I have used this die for so much however every time I look at it I come out with something different for me the test of a good die!

This was actually easier to make than it seems all i actually did was cut a continuing strip of the striplet across the bottom of a sheet of A3 red card.  Then I simply used my scor-pal to fold this into a gift bag however I placed a piece of black card behind the die cut on the front.  The remainder I have left see through to show the different looks you can get from this.



I added a gift tag made by cutting a piece if black card using both the striplet and the border piece which I mounted on a piece in red I had cut using just the border.

Enjoy...


17 comments:

  1. Good Morning, John,
    Well, if a bag can be called sophisticated and handsome, this is it!
    Super format which can be scored into so many different dimensions
    and using the beloved Striplet.
    Thank you, John.
    Lis x

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  2. Hola John
    Red, black and The Striplet, a classy combo. Have done this with a box but never thought of doing a bag. Its brilliant matey.
    Have a great day.
    Ang x

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  3. WOW John, red and black are so striking together. So love the bag. The striplet die is great and thanks for yet another way to use it.
    Have a good Saturday.
    Love val x

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  4. Morning John,
    Fantastic gift bag, love it.
    Lydia
    X

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  5. O MY Goodness , you just keep using the striplets die John, i don't mind at all it is my all time favorite and with all your different ideas, well its proving to be just the best most versatile die i have .
    I love the Bag and colors you have used , it looks very expensive classy , i love it !

    Take Care
    Elaine H X

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  6. Stunning bag & gift tag - luv it - not sure how you have finished the tag off so it looks meat at both ends but it looks fab xxGailTxx

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  7. Stunning bag & gift tag - luv it - not sure how you have finished the tag off so it looks meat at both ends but it looks fab xxGailTxx

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  8. Hi John. Wonderful bag and tag. This die is fantastic, just can't stop using it : ) Have a good day. Take care.

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  9. Morning John, a lovely gift bag, red and black stunning. As I logged into your blog today I was thinking about some of your cards and how you use a lot of pearls/gems , and the bag today has them on too!!! , you must use loads each week, do you buy them in bulk? I'm too mean to put loads on LOL !! Janice x

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  10. Love the idea John. Did you start with a 12 x 12 sheet of card? And finished size of bag?
    Also, how near to moving are you now?

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  11. Hi John,
    Wow! How wonderful it would be to recieve a gift or card in such a beautiful bag. Love the red and black (ideal for a small piece of lingerie...it would have to be much bigger for me though....oh to be young again! Lol! ) and the matching tag is great,

    Love Sheila xx

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  12. I love it I'm so glad I bought this die At the moment I have only used it in it's simplest form I love all of your ideas with this die Keep 'em coming O set a day aside to play more with just this die Have u got a tutorial on a gift bag that I can adapt? After this Salsa dancing weekender and got laptop (& not phone) with better Internet access I will search or email you for the scoring details etc Many Thanks for a great blog

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  13. Hi John, a stunnung bag and tag. Love the striplet die and the colours.

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  14. Wow, very striking, love it.

    Nancy

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  15. Red and black I love the way they fit together ,what a Die, I have only cut this out,and did not get to use it to make anything thank you for all the inspiration .
    The gift tag is just so cute.
    Happy Packing,
    Ita.

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  16. fab bag and I love the colour scheme,black and red looks fab together.Laura O

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