Monday 23 December 2013

Gift Bags and Money wallets


Since I found the carrier bags I made a couple of quick and simple bags and matching money wallets. I know they are extremely simple but in my experience children barely look at the wrappings but are far more concerned with what is actually inside! Lol!

I decided to give the children money this year but obviously they would need some little things to open. Turned out to be  pretty expensive little things!! Still, I enjoyed it and I know they will so that's what counts. And obviously I needed something to put these little things in, so here they are.

My Projects

gift bag

matching money wallet

These used toppers from Crafters Companion Inspiration Winter Edition, with some LOTV paper, SB Create a Flake 5 and Dees  DinstinctlyStacker Tree.

whoops, cut off the handles - in the pic!

matching money wallet

For these I used papers from Simple Stories Handmade Holidays pad and embellished with SB snowflakes. It was certainly quicker than the ones I made from the manilla envelopes, but not quite so satisfying! And they were so much nicer too. Note to self - in 2014 remember to take pictures !!

Must go. Take care!


Rita said...

Great Idea Christine , the ones you have shown are stunning. Have a Wonderful Christmas and a Happy Crafty New Year. Hugs Rita xxx

Karen Petitt said...

Fabulous creations, I must get some plain bags next year to decorate! Have a fab Christmas xx

Patricia said...

Know exactly what you mean about the wallets then A wee gift!!!
Love what you have done on yours bags and wallets., I keep forgetting about my Snowman stuff.

Patricia xxx

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Christine, wonderful gift bag and money wallets, of course the Snowman is just fabulous, great idea, hugs Kate X

Hazel said...

Fabulous bags and gift wallets, I totally agree it works out more expensive in the end. The children will love everything. Hazel xx

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, these are fabulous bags and wallets..the children will love them! Have a fabulous Christmas, love and hugs Carole Z XX

Carol said...

These are wonderful Christine but as you say the kids probably won't notice! Carol x

marianne said...

Lovely bags!!!


Lorraine said...

Gorgeous bag and wallets Christine.
I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Lorraine x

Stamping With Bibiana said...

Just popping by to say Merry Christmas! I wish you lots of peace, love and happiness in company of all your family! Yours Bibiana

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Christine
Sorry I missed this in the melee. Still using up about twenty rolls of wrapping paper I bought a couple of years ago so bags won't get a look in until its all gone lol.
Hope you're both having a lovely Christmas.
Ang x

Jenny L said...

Hi Christine,
super gift bags and money wallets. I do hope you had a great Christmas, and a very Happy New Year to you and John.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Lia said...

At this moment I am bloghopping a bit and see your gorgeous bags! I like them a lot Christine. The Snowman used to be one of our childrens favorites when they were young (and it still is!!).
Hope you had a wonderffull Christmastime and will have a great New Years eve.
Wishing you all the best for 2014,
Lia xx

JJ said...

Hi Christine,

HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and your family.

I love your bags and previous cards, especially the skating Santa lol!

I hope 2014 brings you much peace and happiness.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

gift bags said...

How cute! Thanks for discussing on The Home-acre Hop! Desire to see you returning again today!