Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge(FTTC41)!

It is time for
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge(FTTC41)! The blog design team is celebrating Flourishes release week with you. We are sharing with you today, Fancy Labels, one of five sets to release this Friday! Dee Jackson is our challenge host this week! In keeping with the Fancy Labels set, Dee Jackson is challenging us to Boxes and Bags! You decide if you want to make a stamped box or a stamped bag to house anything from homemade treats to knitted mittens! We cannot wait to see what you create!

I decided to create a treat bag. Actually, these little kraft bags came in a pack of 8 I think and were on sale at Target a month or so ago. I just happened to pick them up thinking I might be able to use them for some little gifts. I sure am glad I did. For this treat bag, I am using the Flourishes sneak peek set, Fancy Labels, and the Holiday Greetings set.

For this treat bag, I embossed the whole bag with a texturz plate. I lightly sponged in ranger vintage photo. One of the images in the Fancy Labels set when stamped opposite each other creates a perfect insert frame for one of the Spellbinder's Label 4 die cuts. I stamped this image to create this frame onto Flourishes Classic Ivory cardstock. I used one of the label 4 die cut frames to die cut the perfect stamped fancy frame label! Perfect fit!

I used a larger Spellbinder's label 4 die cut to create a window opening in my bag. I inserted chipboard inside of the bag so the hole did not go all the way through to both sides. I used a piece of crystal clear cardstock to create a clear window. I adhered with red sticky strip. I added a sentiment and year stamp to the inside of my fancy label 4 frame and attached to the outside of my treat bag. I decided to keep this treat bag pretty simple so I can make several fast. I added some white chocolate covered pretzels, folded the top over, used my CAD to create two holes to tie bag close, and finished with my big bow. I just love the way it turned out. Once I figure out the the how tos it was pretty fast and easy! Of course, I finished with some gold curly que bow and gold pearls. I think they dress up the kraft a bit more.

Please check out the other blog team designer's cards to see what they created with the boxes and bags challenge for you this week.

Dee Jackson

Kim Crawford

As always thanks so much for stopping by!!! Your comments are always great appreciated!

Edited to say...I realize some of you are not able to comment or having a lot of trouble. I am not sure who to contact to get this fix. If anyone knows, can you pm me at SCS ? Thanks a bunch! Sorry for this inconvenience!


  1. Simply beautiful Betty, love the rich colors. Beautiful gift bag.

  2. YUMMY - Betty - this is so rich and gorgeous!!! Love your idea!!! Hugs ~S~

  3. What an awesome treat bag Betty! Wish I had a Target near me!

    Stunning as always, ooooh, and that ribbon!

  4. I know I already told you how much I love this bag but I'll say it again... just gorgeous! Love the colors you chose! I have company and have not had time to play but I hope to later in the week! Stunning bow!!!

  5. Your creations are gorgeous, have been following your amazing designs for a long time. You're a great inspiration to me and I thank you so much for that and for the wonderful comment on my blog.
    I sure hope that by Thursday I will have time to do another Flourishes challenge! Your bag is awesome, love the colors you came up with! Beautifully constructed and so elegant!

    Murphy's Mom

  6. Oh how GORGEOUS!! Love the curly cord, and the pretzels inside look DELICIOUS!

  7. Hey Miss Betty...your little bag is gorgeous!!! Isn't it amazing what you can find to stamp on...the little Target bag became very regal in your hands!!! I love the new labels stamp and your bow with the gold cording is sooo beautiful!!!!

  8. Oh Betty! This gift bag is so fabulous!! Love how you made the gorgeous bow treatment and the peek!

  9. Oh, I just love this gift! So very elegant with that gorgeous bow!!

  10. Just beautiful, Betty...as usual!

  11. This is so rich and elegant Betty!! Beautiful!!!

  12. mmmmmm...so yummy looking! Not only the stuff in the bag, but the bag itself!! Wonderful, Betty!!


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