Need an idea for a gift bag?

Hello! Can you believe that it is nearly July? Time is just flying
by in the Robinson house with a vacation, weddings, neighborhood
parties and birthdays. Since it seems like I've been gifting a lot
lately, I'm going to share a wrapping technique that utilizes your
scrapbooking stash. Its quick and a great way to make gift giving a
little more manageable for the pocketbook.

1) Start with a coordinating piece of 12x12 patterned paper and an
inspiration card from one of Melody Ross' collections.

2) Cut paper to fit size of gift.

3) Score paper at width of object. Make sure that this section is

4) Fold at score marks.

5) Fold down four corners.

6) Fold up around gift like a pouch and staple at top.

7) Embellish...

And here is another wrap that I made for a couple of photo CDs that I
made for a friend...

That's it... easy & effective! Take care.


Supplies: Patterned Paper (Fun House & Soul
Food collection), Inspiration Cards (Soul Food collection),
Embellishment butterfly & clips (Soul Food collection), twine
(Divine Twine), ribbon (Michaels Stores)


  1. Ohhhhhhh these are amazing Windy! I love this idea! :):):):):):):)

  2. WOW i love it!!!! How clever of you!!!

  3. Soooo cute, and FUN! Love the colors, and the sweet design!