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Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Altered Paper Bag

Hi All,

A very dear friend in a crafting group I belong to set a challenge to alter a brown paper bag. When it arrived in the post I thought it was to stop me hyperventilating at the thought of the amount of work to be done!

Anyway, I've been putting it off for long enough so today I thought I'd sit down and give it a go. It's been an interesting experience and I'm not sure it's one I would rush into again unless it was for someone very special but it's been fun and I am quite pleased with the final result. I apologise for the number of photos but there are 4 sides and a bottom to the paper bag!

The Front


Inside 1


Inside 2


The Back


The Bottom


Front and Back


Inside 1 and Inside 2


Ingredients:
1 brown paper bag!
Loads of Bazzil spring colours cardstock (pink, yellow, lilac and green)
Various Nestabilities
Buzzcraft Fairy Doodles stamps
Basic Grey Magnetic Snaps (for the closure)
Pebbles Inc Candy Dots (for some flower centres)
Peel-offs borders and corners from stash

Thanks for taking the time to drop by and have a look.

Hugs
Squirrel xx

10 comments:

Helen said...

This is fabulous...I know I've already commented on Multiply...but it's so fab I to come & see it here too! Love the cute images...and all of those different Nestie shapes look great! Great idea to use the BG snap closure too :0)
Helen x

Mandy said...

Hey Squirrel this is blooming fab hun, love how you've used different nesties and different stamps in each pic to make this gorgeous little creation xx

Pauline C said...

Aww Squirrel this is really scrummy - the ice cream colours are really yummy and adorable, and the images are so sweet! Love the closure idea too .. how fab!
Hugs
Pauline x

Shelly said...

Hi Squirrel! You've done a great job on this brown paper bag, it's unrecognisable! I love the images you've used too!
Shelly xx

Zippy said...

Absolutely stunning! It is just wonderful! Well done hun! xxxx

Samantha said...

As I said before it's super doper flipping fantastic!! love it and those images are brilliant! love them!! not seen those before what are they! (she says stupidly)
:0)

Jackie said...

Brilliant, and I love those very cute images :o)
Jackie xx

Squirrel x said...

Thanks everyone for your very encouraging and kind comments - and I must thank Cathy for being devious enough to set me this challenge! Sxxx

alison59 said...

WOW Squirrel: are you sure this was a plain old brown paper bag? It's unrecognisable. You've made a fantastic job of it. Well done :)

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Wow squirrel
This is fabulous,
Hugs Dianne xx

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