Friday, 26 November 2021

Santa Gift Bag



At Lost Cost Portal to Creativity this week, the challenge is 'It's A Wrap' and with this in mind, I made a decorated gift bag using Gnome Santa in Chimney, a stamp I won in one of the recent challenges.

I made the panel for the gift bag and coloured and stamped some tissue paper to fit inside.

I stamped the Santa in Memento ink and coloured him using Copic markers. He was fussy cut with a thin white border and popped onto a stencil-stamped background which has some die-cut snow banks adhered.  I used white acrylic ink to add splatter as snow and die cut a banner for the sentiment.
I made a starry stamped background to mount the panel upon, using the Reverse Stars stamp from AALL & Create and a combination of Distress Oxides spritzed with water.

I made some matching tissue paper. I took some plain tissue paper and dabbed it into puddles of Distress Oxides and dried it thoroughly so that it could be stamped with the Santa in Chimney stamp. Whilst I had Oxides on my mat, I added some seam binding and made a pretty ribbon as well.

Thanks for stopping by today.

I'd like to play along in these challenges:

Aud Sentiments #288 AG 29/11
The Male Room #156 Gnomes 30/11
Lost Coast #133 It's A Wrap 31/11
CRAFT Challenge #619 Winter 31/11
Creative Knockouts #429 Winter 01/12 WINNER
Addicted to Stamps #419 Any Occasion 10/12
The Holly and Ivy Challenge #106 AG Christmas 30/12


  1. Hi Carole this is a gorgeous gift bag. Have a good weekend. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. This is so lovely. Lots of nice detail and all so coordinated. Stamping the tissue paper is genius! Thanks for playing along with The Male Room. X

  3. This is just really special! I love the starry background you have created, and your color palette is very pretty. Cute little Santa popping out of the chimney, and another lovely background that coordinates so well. Thanks for joining the Lost Coast Design Challenge!

  4. Such a fun stamp! so cute and great giftbag. Thank you for playing at the Male Room Challenges.

  5. Anyone would love to receive their gift in this gorgeous gift bag Carole - love the stamp and wonderfully inky backgrounds.

  6. This is gorgeous Carole, I love how you've decorated the tissue paper to match. Thanks so much for joining in with us at Lost Coast Designs and have a very happy week, Sue xx

  7. Great idea to decorate the tissue paper to match, your bag is a gift in itself.

  8. Your coloring is so beautiful and image very funny. Thank you for playing The Male Room "Gnome" challenge, I hope you'll join our ner "Food" challenge also.

  9. Oh this is fabulous! Great coloring!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Creative Knockouts, I hope you join us again this week!


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