I don't think I ever realized--until this particular project how freeing it is to have someone else make the template/die-cut for a 3D project. The lines are so clean & professional looking & you get to focus on the details... me likey!
the mechanics of the closure were such a treat to work with.
I chose Coconut Swirl (white)
but here's where you can find the bag in all it's pretty shades:
Other supplies: The bag is embossed all over using a Hero Arts cling stamp (Antique Brocade) & white ink and embossing powder.
It's embellished with Vintage Buttons, Snowflakes made with a Martha Stewart Snowflake punch (punched glittered paper that was covered with M.S. white glitter using heat'n'stick powder.)
It's stitched by paper piercing & sewing with embroidery thread. The lovely curve of the box makes a nice line to follow for the flower stems.
The handles are embellished at the top with cream ribbon (that has large dots)--but the bow is stitched on. The way the bag sits it doesn't need to be tied shut, so the bow can stay all perty. ;o)
The bottom of the box die-cut sits nice & flat so you can add beads or other things for feet. These feet are made by gluing together a stack of 3 buttons:
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