Sunday, February 13, 2011

My Treat Bags!!

Conversation Hearts from Love Struck 2010
I have been looking at a lot of blogs lately.  I try to look at a few everyday and they provide me with so much inspiration that I think I have ideas for everyday of the week (if only I had time to craft everyday of the week)! One of the things I have really enjoyed seeing this Valentine's season is all the ideas for treat bags, candy wrappers and fun boxes. 
XOXO cut with Cuttlebug Love Language
I decided that I wanted to make some Valentine treats as well. I had seen awesome treat bags and figured I could make those as well. GreenGirl Scraps had adorable rainbow ones and My Pink Stamper made a great video of the bags she made. I watched  it and was inspired to try this as well. I made 87 bags, in the end, and I had so much fun doing it.  It took me most of the day and I am pretty sure I will not be getting 2 pages done for my 2-A-Week Challenge this week, but they are all set and ready to bring to work tomorrow for my co-workers (I had  planned to make 6-10 bags, but once I got started I just could not seem to stop). 
Gypsy Wandering Hearts
I explored my Cricut cartridges for hearts and picked the ones I liked best and I used my Cuttlebug a lot for these. I wanted each bag to look special and embossing really adds that extra touch to a project. I also used some Cuttlebug cuts for these bags. I feel like I finally have a sense of what my Cuttlebug can do after making all these bags.  I also played with sand paper to bring out the white core on some of my card stock (something I had never done before). It has been such great crafting therapy for me.
Alphalicious Letters on Designer's Calendar hearts.
The background frame is from Lacy Labels
I plan on submitting a few of the designs into different challenges I have seen this week so wish me luck that I get to be the winner of some type of treat. I have so much fun seeing all  the projects people submit to the challenges and I am happy most blogs use a random selection to pick a winner because I love what people create. Have a wonderful week and Happy Valentines Day to all!!

The XOXO is from Sentimentals.


  1. Super cute...I wanted to make those this year too...just time ran away with me!


  2. LOVE them all!! You are right embossing really adds that extra something!! TFS Cathryn67 <3

  3. I love these treat bags it is nice to see all the different ideas and creatively out there it so cute TFS
    I have a drawing, that ends February 19th. Click on the Starbucks cup the rules are on that link.


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