Saturday, June 20, 2015

Muslin Gift Bag

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop. This week the letter is M. This can be any element you use in your art work. Paper, inks, stamp sets, or embellishments.  If you just came from Catherine's Blog then you are on the right track.  If you should get lost along the way, you can find a list of everyone taking part in this Hop by visiting Linda's Blog.

My M elements for this Hop are the material and technique I have used.  I needed a small gift bag for a gift for my friend and decided to use one of Close to My Heart's Muslin Bags.  Of course I was Curious about what I could use to decorate it up a little (or a lot) so I decided to use a doily and some mist I made using CTMH re-inkers and alcohol. I also decided to try stamping and coloring the flowers I had stamped.  I really liked the way it turned out, except for my failed attempt to emboss on the muslin bag. (I think it would have worked if I had used a less detailed stamp). Decided to stamp my image and sentiment on a small tag to attach to the bag.   

Then I decided I needed to make a card and used the drolly from the mask on my bag. Some stamped images, coloring, a little bling and a butterfly and my card was done. ( I keep a box that has cricut cuts; butterflies, hearts, stars, and some extra stamped sentiments ) This makes it easy to make a card quickly when I need one.

For a list of supplies used in my project please check below. The next stop along the way is Lauren's Blog so hop on over to see what she has created.  Hope you enjoy all the beautiful and creative art work on this hop. Please feel free to comment on the projects you see.  If you like our art work and want to see more, please sign up / join our blogs so you won't miss anything.  Stay Curious and keep crafting.

Card stock; Colonial White, Olive
Inks; Memento black, CTMH sunflower, Topiary, Lagoon, 
ShinHan markers; YR26, Y49, R140, B262, RP198, P282, R11, Blinder pen
CTMH Stamp Sets; #30 Years of Happy, Love This, A Happy Hello,
Happy Thoughts, A Garden, Treasure Life
My Creations Muslin Bags
CTMH seaside sequins

Misc supplies; dolly, clear sequins and Wink of Stella glitter pen

To purchase these supplies or check out other supplies we have to offer please visit My Web Site

Stay Curious and Craft On!


  1. I love how much color the bags took up ~ I love how the masking turned out. Super cute!

    1. Thanks such Catherine. It worked better than I thought it would.

  2. Wow! That's amazing. I love the look, will have to give it a try. Looks I would love to give/receive a gift back like that.

  3. This is amazing- so creative and beautiful!

  4. great project! So different! Love how the bag turned out!


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