Thursday, 19 November 2015

Did someone mention Choklit!...

Good afternoon everyone...

Here is my latest Design Collective project for lovely 
The first thing I must say is big thank you to my lovely and talented friend Kat (who you can find HERE).  Kat inspired me to make this project when she gave me a gorgeous Halloween gift made in a very similar style.  

I have borrowed Kat's wonderful idea and made a Christmas Treat Bag.

The template for the bag is very like that which you would use for a crossover card.  That works really well because it leaves a little pocket on the front to pop a tag inside.

I have added lots of pictures which I hope will help!  (I failed totally to plan ahead here because I now realise I should have taken some pictures as I went along - oh well, perhaps I will make another one - choklit is involved after all (-;)

I have used one of the stamps from Lili of the Valley's beautiful
Santa Christmas Trio set along with a sentiment from LOTV's 

...and here we are, a little Christmas treat bag... 
(other choklits are of course available)!
Copic Markers
Memento and Archival Ink Pads
Papers from Lili of the Valley's 'twas the night collection
Red Core'dinations Cardstock
Darice Brickwork Embossing Folder
Little B Tags Die Set
Die namics Stitched Circle Dies
Red Seam Binding and Twine from The Ribbon Girl
Gold Bells from my trinket box.
Collall All Purpose Glue
Crafter's Companion Score Board
Cello bag and Chocolates
Inks Used
Memento Ink Pad in Tuxedo Black (image)
Archival Ink Pad in Cobalt (sentiment)
Copics - 
Santa's clothes R22, R24, R27, R27, R89, W1, W5, W7, C0, C3
Chimney Bricks E33, E35, E57, E09
Snow B0000, B000
Night Sky B32, B37, B39, BV34
Thank you for visiting
Happy Crafting!


Remember to pop straight to Lili of the Valley and have a look at all the loveliness there.

There is a fabulous Last Chance To Buy stamp offer on at the moment with oodles of gorgeous stamps available for £2.50 each owing to some off them being retired - best to stock up now 'cos when they're gone, they're gone!

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Sarah said...

Yum yum in my tum!! Love it!! xx

Darnell J Knauss said...

Brilliant, Sue, simply brilliant! The second best part (the choccie being the BEST part) of this treat holder is that super funny expertly colored Santa falling into the chimney! I spit my vod, er, water!! Hugs, Darnell

Kat W said...

I am delighted you liked the bag enough to do your own version and it's totally brilliant :-) I am slightly biased by anything with chocolate in it but it's still brilliant!
The Santa image is perfect for this design and the jingle bells are a wonderful I bet it sounds as good as it looks!
Funnily enough I only ever made just the one of these treat bags...and now I want to do some more after seeing your fantastic design! Ha ha, isn't it funny how the inspiration goes round in circles...I love how you and I inspire each other :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous bag, love the design, the image ...the colours...the chocolate!
Lorraine x

Annette said...

I got seriously distracted by the choklit but when I'd stopped drooling, I could admire your gift pouch properly! It's gorgeous Sue, I love the vibrant rich red and it's a fabulous design. It's a great way to use those trio images too. I love that one with his legs flailing away!

Michelle said...

This is so gorgeous Sue and so useful too - I love the brick embossing on it - very nice indeed - Michelle x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

This is a fabulous little make and a wonderful way to give a gift, especially a choklit one. Gorgeous.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous make , love the cute image,

Lea Brawn said...

Love this bag. Great design x

Lucy Woods said...

Aww fab little xmas bag! Love the design and bells! I see choccy!!!! :-P
Lucy xx

Christine L said...

Absolutely LOVE this Sue..... and of course NEED TO KNOW how to make it!! I have those little LOTV Santa's in my 'to do' pile.... will I ever get to them I'm asking myself??

Big hugs
Christine x

Helen Haines said...

Aewsome Sue what a great idea choccies and a fantatsic design. Love it Hugs Helen x

Natalia Smith said...

What a gorgeous project, love this santa stamp and fabulous idea x

Pollard Carole said...

Brilliant idea this is a great idea a fab gift love and hugs Caole x

crafty-stamper said...

Brilliant idea and great little gift bag especially with chocolate lol love the paper and rich red embossed card-love the Christmas bells too
Carol x

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