Mother's Day Gift Bag Tutorial and Video 17

Mona Pendleton | Sunday, May 3, 2009 @ 8:44 PM | , , , , , , ,

Mother's Day Gift Bag Tutorial and Video

Hi Everyone! I was very excited to create something using the Cricut Expression 12" x 24" mat in conjunction with the 12" x 24" Bazzill cardstock that I purchased from I chose to make the Gift Bag from the Cricut Tags, Bags, Boxes & More cartridge for the special girls in my life that are Moms. :) I hope you find it helpful and useful! Thanks for stopping by and looking! Be Sweet! Until next time...

Instructions for the Large & Small Gift Bag, Tag Pocket and Note card:

1. Using the Cricut Tags, Bags, Boxes & More cartridge (p. 115), select the Giftbag, Real Dial Size, using the dial select 11.5".

2. Cut.

3. Being sure to line up "tick" marks, score bag.

4. Add Sprinkles & have fun decorating as you wish, then tape bag together, set aside. (I used 1.5" & 1.75" daisies & brads)

5. Using the Tags, Bags, Boxes & More cartridge (p. 112), select the Tag Pocket, Real Dial Size, using the dial select 8".

6. Cut then REPEAT step 3, set aside.

7. Using the Cricut Walk in My Garden cartridge (p. 82), select the Daisy, Real Dial Size, Quantity x 2, using the dial select 2".

8. Cut then REPEAT step 7 using various sizes for the daisy embellishment on the tag.

9. Attach Daisy with brad.

10. Tape Tag.

11. For Note Card, cut a 7" x 2" piece of cardstock, score at 3.5", decorate as desired & place in Tag Pocket.

12. Attach Tag Pocket with ribbon.

Instructions for the Small Gift Bag Tag:

1. Using the Cricut Tags, Bags, Boxes & More cartridge (p.92), select the Tag, Real Dial Size, using the dial select 2".

2. Cut & add sprinkles as desired. (I embossed the tag with the Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder & attached a daisy from WIMG cart.)

3. Attach tag to gift bag using cord / ribbon of choice.

Ingredients used:

Paper: Bazzill Peach Glow, Casa, Adobe, White

Ink: VersaMark, SU Pretty in Pink

Stamps: SU Darling Dots, All Holidays

Accessories: Cricut Tags, Bags, Boxes & More & Walk in My Garden cartridges, ProvoCraft Terrifically Tacky Tape, Making Memories Brads, Dashes, Dots & Checks Ribbon mlti-colored ribbon, SU silver cord, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder

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17 Sweet Comments So Far:

gale said...

That's beautiful. I didn't know bazzill made paper that big! I'll have to check that out!

Mona Pendleton said...

Hi Gale! Thanks for looking! Bazzill is a Phoenix home grown company & even their scrapbook store does not carry it! :( sells it special for them usually $13.99 for 30 sheets! That is an awesome deal!:) LOL Hugs, Mona

Shana said...

THose are adorable. You've been busy. :)I thought I was doing good just to get pictures of the boys on their April scrapbook page that was already made. :) Maybe I'll get some time this week to work on Mother's Day cards. Yeah, right!

Mary Reidel said...

Wow! Let me say this again, WOW! Great idea. Beautiful result! Awesome video! You've really out done yourself again! Thanks!

HawaiiRenee said...

Really beautiful idea! That is amazing that you can cut such a huge design on your Cricut. I love how you decorated those bags! Keep those inspiring videos coming; they are way better than just reading instructions!

AimeeOh said...

Already left a comment on your YouTube page but just wanted to let you know that I love this idea! You are quite creative and do a great job in front of the camera!

Mona Pendleton said...

Hi Girls! Thanks for visiting my blog and for leaving positive feedback! I hope you find the video helpful and inspiring! This blog is just my way to share my hobby with people like all of you! Thanks again! Hugs, Mona

JennyGerber said...

Very instructional video! I really like you design style! I need to get that large mat now! You've motivated me to investigate my Cricut Expression more! Thank you so much!

Mirna said...

Nice job, Mona. I love that big bag! I'm jealous that you have that large mat and paper. Maybe things will be different after Mom's Day!

HeatherCz said...

What a great video! Thank you for doing this! Really makes sense to watch someone do it! I think your design is awesome!

GabrielleH said...

Very nice idea for Mother's Day. My mom would love something like this! I wish I had more time to be creative like you! Wonderful and very easy to follow video! You are good!

Jen Johnson said...

Hey Mona, I love your latest! I think that cricut shape is awesome and you can size it up to such a nice large bag! I have all kinds of ideas on how to decorate such a bag thanks to you! Keep these awesome ideas coming! Thanks so much! -Jen

Mona Pendleton said...

Hi Girls! Thanks for all of your wonderful feedback! Jen Johnson, I am working on editing the tutorial that you requested for the card found on April 6th's post!:) Hugs, Mona

Sally Fields said...

Another creative video! You are terrific! Thanks for doing these; it helps those of us who are creatively handicaped!

Andrea Lombard said...

I love your video! It's very helpful for us beginners! Thank you for doing this! Looks professional!

janet dycus said...

i am having a problem getting my giftbag to go that big can you tell me what i am doing wrong i want to make one please love your video for people like me you make it look so easy

Mary Ann said...

I really like your giftbags and look forward to making them; however, what version of Cricut Tags, Bags and More did you use? Thank you

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