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Saturday, March 7, 2015

StencilInk Leaves BG St. Pat Day Gift Bag

Inspired by Jennifer McGuire to try ink stencil technique. You can click here to see Jennifer's cards & video.

Used Simon Says Stamp Leaves stencil for first time. Pounced SSS white ink on green cardstock first and then SSS Fern ink on second.

Used Cricut cartidge Create a Critter 2 for Shamrock.

Stamped Hero Arts sentiment.

Used Spellbinder Heart dies. I adjusted the heart on right side after photo when I saw it was not lined up.

Added jute string, bow & washi tape.

Have some treats to add to the gift bag which include: Lindt Dark Chocolate truffles and green peppermint candies.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Create a Critter 2 2 1/2" Shamrock
ink: Memento Cottage Ivy
machine: Cricut  Sizzix BIGkick
other: Kraft gift bag
paper: cardstock - Kraft greens, white
ribbon: green bow
Simon Says Stamp: ink - Fern, White  stencil - Leaves
Spellbinder: Nest - Classic Heart, Classic Scalloped Hearts
stamp:  Hero Arts CL498 - sentiment 
Stampin' Up: adhesive - dimensionals 
string: Parrot Green jute
treats: Lindt Dark Choc truffles  green peppermint candies
washi tape: Recollections

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/7 Pile It On #58 Adhesive embellishments UE 3/1

3/8 Kraft Journal Ch#213 St. Pat Day  2E(#2) 3/2

3/9 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#141 Anything Goes UE 3/3
3/9 Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - All You Need is Love!  UE 3/3
   Love - Spellbinder heart dies

3/10 C.R.A.F.T. Ch301 Recipe Ch 3 embellishments, 2 papers, 1 image 5E(#4) 3/5
   3 embellishments - bow, washi tape, jute string  2 papers - Kraft, greens 1 image - Shamrock
3/10 Mod Squad Ch Make a Background UE 3/4 
3/10 Simon Says Stamp Wed Special Lady/Girly  5E(#4) 3/4

3/13 HIMCR#190 Freestyle 3E(#1) 3/7

3/15 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party "Green" Ch#50 UE 3/1
3/15 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#246 St. Pat Day or use color Green 3E(#2) 3/2

3/19 Cardz TV 3D Des Ch#4 St. Pat Day Treats 3E(#1) 3/6

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2   


  1. What a fun card. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

  2. Super kraft bag and kraft card. It's so fun seeing all these fun St. Patrick's Day projects. Thanks for sharing with us,
    The Kraft Journal

  3. Awesome gift bag. Love the hearts accents. Thanks for sharing it for the Scrappy Moms Stamps Terrific Tuesday "All You Need is Love" Challenge.
    TTFN~DT Member Debby

  4. Such a darling set! Thank you for joining us for the St. Patrick's Day challenge at The Kraft Journal!

  5. Thanks for entering our C.R.A.F.T. Challenge this week!
    Monica - DT

  6. What a gorgeous gift bag idea - great job.

    Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Caryn x

  7. That a great gift idea, thanks for playing along on the Kraft Journal.

  8. What a great gift bag, Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas!!

    Craftin Desert Divas Design Team

  9. What a fun technique, turned out good. Thanks for joining us at The Mod Squad Challenge.

  10. I love the bag. Thank you so much or playing at Loves Rubberstamps!

  11. This bag is great! I love the stenciling! Thanks for sharing it with us at FCCB!

    Diana ♥
    Leelee Card Designs
    FCCB Design Team

  12. What a creative way to use a heart die! Thank you for joining us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

  13. Love your bag. great job. Thanks for playing along with us at CardzTV