Tuesday, 12 February 2013

More Gift Pouches

Last night was craft night and after tea and home made chocolate and raspberry zebra cake we all made these cute gift pouches.  You can find my tutorial for them here.  I decided to go with an Easter theme, these are going to be gifts for my son's teacher and classroom helpers.
Confession time........ not content with the 8x8 pack of Papermania Spots and Stripes Capsule Collection papers, I bought the double sided 12x12 pack too.  There is a single sided 12x12 pack available too, but the double sided pack is a real step up in quality, the papers are much thicker and although not cheap at £17, I think they're worth it.  I chose pretty polka dot designs for these pouches, the pastel colours make them perfect for Easter.
I added punched strips made with a Martha Stewart punch and made a tag to slip into the front pocket with a stamped sentiment on the front.  I embellished simply with layered flowers, held together with brads and feathers.
The treat inside is a bag of foil wrapped chocolate eggs.
I'm entering this project in the following challenges -
There She Goes - #194 - flowers
Whoopsi Daisy - tags
Crafty Ann's - #82 - tie a yellow ribbon
Jellypark - so sweet
Penny's Paper-Crafty - #113 - ribbons and bows
Creative Card Crew - #29 - chocolate


  1. HYi Wendy, How lovely to see some spring colours again. Love your papers and what a great idea, one I may try soon. Thanks for sharing this project.

    Wilma x x x

  2. These are so beautiful, I am sure your sons teachers will love them
    Lindsay xx

  3. Gosh Wendy these are gorgeous x

  4. these are just fabulous wendy - how thoughtful xx

  5. Oh my goodness, Wendy, your work is adorable! Love your pouches, love your idea, love your work...very well done! Thanks so much for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge this week!

  6. Hi Wendy - these will make lovely gifts for the teachers! Love the springtime colours you've used. Thanks for sharing your projects with "Tags" at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
    Helen x (DT)

  7. Just beautiful Wendy, such lovely spring papers and the little gift pouches look so special, kate x

  8. hi wendy, love these pouches, beautiful colours and papers..pam

  9. Your gift pouches are gorgeous Wendy. Thanks for joining us again at Crafty Ann's this time. Carol DT x

  10. These are wonderful! I can't imagine anyone not being thrilled to receive one. Soooo pretty! Thanks so much for joining us this week at TSG!

  11. WOW, totl geniale Idee und soooooooo schön gemacht
    lg gertrude

  12. what lovely projects - I am sure they will be thrilled to receive them
    thank you for taking part in the whoopsi daisy challenge this week
    Debbi x

  13. Great tags with a fabulous project!

    Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy and hope you to join us with your fabulous creations again!

    Hugs, Sande DT xx

  14. Absolutely fabulous Wendy, thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  15. Brilliant idea, thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

  16. I'll be the recipients loved these. I know I would, LOL. These are beautiful. Great job!! ♥ Denise

  17. These are gorgeous and totally unique. I adore the papers you have used.

    Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week
    Claire x


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