Wednesday, May 15, 2013

It's In The Bag - WOYWW 206

It's in the bag this week! That's right I've been creating gift bags using a plain brown paper bag disassembled and smoothed out.  Then I painted it  on both sides with pink, orange, and peach colored watered down acrylic.  I let that dry and then cut out flowers of different sizes, crumpled them up for texture,  and glued about 3 or 4 together using just a dot of glue in the center of each.
Some metallic copper acrylic paint was added to create some swirls.  The centers of the flowers are sequins/confetti!
And then you just add a few sheets of tissue paper and you're ready for gifting!

To see what others are doing around the globe click HERE and visit Julia's blog.  In the meantime it's back to the workdesk to create more flowers and bags for the new shop in town!


  1. Gorgeous flowers! Love them on the gift bag. Anything made with brown paper bags is a favorite of mine. :) Happy Wednesday!

  2. What lovely flowers and gorgeous gift bags! You are clever. Thanks for sharing and Happy Woyww Liz@130

  3. What a brilliant idea for bags. Thanks for sharing. I love brown paper too and well done for recycling so wondrously. xxx#58 Julie Ann

  4. I Love these - brilliant idea. MMx #114

  5. Hi Dix
    what a great idea and so cheap to create wonderful idea
    Have a great WOYWW today and a fabby week
    Ria #21

  6. That looks so cute! I love it! Thanks for sharing!

    Katie 122

  7. Awesome flowers on that bag!

  8. Those bags are gorgeous! What a fantastic idea. *sigh*- now you've put something else on my 'must try' list! Have a great week, Hugs Shaz#85 xx

  9. Awesome gift bags - cool idea!
    Gabriele #61

  10. Loving those paper bag flowers you've made! Super cute!

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