Designer Paper Gift Bag

Below you’ll find the following photos:
  • My personal photo
  • Product Photo
Head Shot
Kelly Acheson has been a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator for 14 years. She lives in Menasha, Wisconsin. Kelly has one daughter and 3 stepchildren. 
SCS Username:  Technique_Freak
  Supply Photo 1
  • Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!® Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper) 
  • Adhesive (Tombow Multipurpose Liquid Glue used here) 
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project: Scissors (Stampin’ Up! supplies used here: Springtime Impressions Thinlits Dies, Metallic Brads, Paper Piercing Tool, Bone Folder, Stampin’ Trimmer, Piercing Mat)
Step-by-step tutorial:
Step 1
Cut two pieces at 3/4″ x 12″ off the end of one piece of 12″ x 12″ Designer Paper for the handles and then trim to 9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″ square. Cut another piece to 9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″ – you need two pieces at 9 3/4″ x 9 3/4″.
Photo 2

Step 2
Score both pieces of paper 1 1/4″ from the top and bottom. Turn and score the left side of each piece a 1/2″, 1 1/4″ and 2″. Cut as shown below on the bottom only and trim off the outside tab.
Photo 3

Step 3
Fold the top of each layer down at the 1 1/4″ score line and glue in place.
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Step 4
Add glue to the 1/2″ tab on each piece and glue the bag together.
Photo 6
Step 5
Fold the bottom side tabs in and secure with a little glue. Glue long panels.
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Step 6
Glue handles to bag.
Photo 8a
Step 7
Add a flower and brad to the end of each handle to secure in place.
Photo 8
Extra photos:
Photo 9
Bag & matching card
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