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Monday, November 10, 2014

Gift Bag with a Reindeer

Monday means a new week with new possibilities!! Today I want to share a little gift bag I made for Catch the Bug's "Anything but a a Card Monday" post. You can find this cute "Plush Reindeer" here in the Bugaboo store.

The bag is made with white paper and a die from Lawn Fawn. I chose a spotted DP to decorate the front as I wanted to create a snowy scene. I used Walnut DI on the edges.
I cut out a circle, added acetate and placed the cut out circle behind it so I could add a tree scene and glitter snow for a shaker effect.
The trees are made using a die from Marianne. For the snowflakes I used a punch, and each snowflake was decorated with a pearl.
The reindeer i colored with my Promarkers and a white gel pen.

This gift bag is also for these challenges:
1) I love Promarkers - #244 Cute Christmas
2) A Crafty Mess - #1 Anything Goes
3) Completely Christmas - #37 Anything Goes with a Twist Let's see some Blue
4) QKR Stampede – #113 Let's Talk Christmas

34 comments:

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous gift bag Pia, such an adorable Reindeer and I love the shaker scene.
Pauline
x

Marjorie said...

What a gorgeous bag Pia... love your lovely scene and that's one cute reindeer!!..
Hugs,
Marjorie xx

Monika Reeck said...

ai ai ai the face of the Reindeer is soo soo cuutee Pia..love this and the colors are adorable..love the soft blue there and the color on the reindeer..adorable Gift bag you made...hugs...Monika

Lau W said...

Such a super cure reindeer ! Love your scene, very sweet !
xxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia, I love the cute reindeer and the winter wonderland you have created is so pretty.
Sue xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Si much cute!!! I love this gift bag, it's a beautiful present also empty!! :-)
Love the winter scene and the little reindeer is very lovely!! This acetate work looks great!
I think always to try to do something with the acetate, thanks for the inspiration

Elizabeth S said...

Fabulous gift bag. Such a cute little Reindeer. Thank you for joining us this week over on the I Love Promarkers challenge.

Chrissy said...

Awww..I'm in love with a reindeer...gorgeous bag Pia and love the snowy shaker scene in the background..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

Zoe said...

Thank you for joining this week at QKR Stampede Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon
Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love

Brenda's Card Corner said...

What a beautiful gift bag...Love the shaker effect! Thanks for joining us at QKR Stampede. Hope to see you again soon!

Brenda

Jackie said...

Adorable gift bag Pia! Love that scene you created with the snow along with the cute snowflakes....very, very nice!!!

Loz said...

Adorable gift bag and image Pia..Loz

Jane Tillsley said...

lovely card thank you for entering our first challenge Jane DT

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Cute bag, fabulous design;-))m

Jacee said...

Lovely Pia, what a cutie that image is, love it!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Regina said...

the gift bag is just adorable! Wonderful is the little shaker scene in the background! You're so creative!
sending big hugs
Regina

Laine said...

This is so cute Pia. Love the so cute reindeer image and the fabulous detail.
Laine
xx

Donna said...

So cute, the reindeer is adorable and the scene is fabulous!

Tammy said...

Oh I love this gift bag Pia! Adorable little deer and fabulous 'shaker' design!!
Tammy x

Pat K said...

Fabulous gift bag Pia...the adorable reindeer put a smile on my face. Great colours too. Pat K x

scrappymo! said...

Another great project, Pia. Gift bags always come in handy during the year...but especially at Christmas!

Had a wee giggle about telling your husband about my stash. Seriously, I have to squish a 12 x 15 foot room plus a huge closet under the stairs into a 10 x12 room plus closet...Uggggh.

I packed another 5 huge boxes today and still have not packed all my 12x12 [paper. Problem is, that paper is heavy so i try to get 2 large cropper hoppers full of paper on the bottom of the box and one more sort of standing up one side. Then I fill in the rest with bins and baskets of lighter stuff.
I love my woven baskets and drawers, but man do they take up a lot of room in boxes!
My husband is guessing 75 or more boxes for my craft room...some of those will be shrink wrapped stacking 13 inch wooden cubes full of embellishments...but the shrink wrap will hold the drawers from sliding open and yet still allow the crates to stack.
I need to keep the huge boxes to no more than 40 pounds and have suceeded so far! Yay!

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creation Pia, the shaker scene is fantastic and love the cute image, love the colours and papers used...
aNNie xx
The Journey is the Start

Jo said...

This is AWESOME! Thank you for joining in with the I love promarkers challenge this week.
Jo (GDT) xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Such a gorgeous creation Pia. Love that cute Reindeer and the shaker element.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Andrea D. La Vigne said...

I saw your gift bag featured through Bugaboo Stamps, and had to come see how you did it. It is just SOOO cute! Love that reindeer image, and the idea of a shaker gift bag is great! Tfs!

chrissy xx said...

He he! looks as thought he's not sure of all that snow Pia..FABulous colours and design. LOve it
Chrissyxx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

This is so lovely Pia, what a great card x

Heather said...

A beautiful bag Pia, a lovely design and your shaker element is just gorgeous - your little reindeer is adorable!!
hugs
Heather xx

Julie Odil said...

Great bag! I love that reindeer! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Julie, DT

Asha said...

This gift bag is utterly cute, Pia and so beautifully embellished too. I've been eyeing that Lawn Fawn die for a while now. It's definitely moving up on my wish list. :)
Asha

Lisa S. said...

I love the opening line of your post Pia. :) Your card is wonderful and I love all of the pretty details on it. :) Hope you are having a great week!

Teighan Barton said...

Hello, A lovely project, I love the image and the colour choice. Love the scene you have created and the snowfakes. A lovely style. Thank you for joining us this month with our first challenge at A Crafty Mess Good luck. We would love to see you again next month.

Teighan DT

Marina said...

That snow looks real. I do love how you combine cute images with beautiful scenes. You wouldn't need to put a gift in this bag - the bag is the gift!

sandie said...

I wish I had the patience to make bags! you have created a wonderful winter scene here, perfect for guys and girls x