Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Brown Paper Bag Card - Pink Paisley

I did it!! I accomplished not one, but two new things today!! For the very first time I made a Paper Bag Card and for the very first time I uploaded a video to YouTube!! Oh, and by the way, I used my new IPhone to film, I think the quality is pretty-pretty good!! I would love to hear what you think but please be gentle with the first timer here ;-)


This will be one of the projects at my May Workshop.   To see other projects for this Workshop please click HERE.

May Workshop is scheduled for:
Sunday, May 29th
10 am to 6 pm
at Scrapbook Island in San Jose, CA

This Workshop is by invitation only.  If you would like to attend but did not receive an Evite invitation from me, please email me at and I will add you onto the list.


This card measures 6" x 6" (folded).

Can you believe this card/project base is a regular brown bag?  AMAZING!!  I just LOVE how this project has turned out!!  This is really so much more than a card, but this is exactly what I wanted to do when I got Pink Paisley papers from their new Butterfly Collection.  Papers are just so gorgeous, I wanted to do my best to showcase them. 

and here are some of the Paper Bag Card photos.. just a few.. haha ;-)

Project Recipe:
Stamps: Stampotique, Basic Grey, Tim Holtz, Just Rite
Papers: Brown Paper Bag, Cardstock by Bazzill in Walnut Cream and Craft, DP - Pink Paisley
Tools: Tim Holtz Ink Blending Tool, Nestabilites, Martha Stewart Border Punch and Leaf Punch, EK Success Flower Punches
Other: Viva Pearl Pen in Cream
Distress Inks Used:
- crushed olive
-frayed burlap
- walnut stain
- vintage photo 



Cami said...

You have outdone yourself once again. Wow ! Good job on the posting a video, too.

Michelle VanWiggeren said...

Gorgeous project!!!! Enjoyed the video, too -- great job on that. Btw, your desk still looks pretty clean to me! :)

Connie B. said...

What a huge project... The card looks so lovely. I wish I could attend your workshop.. Well done video, too.

Stacy H-W said...

Gorgeous!! Love what you have done and plan to watch the tutorial next. Stacy H-W

Shirley N said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Enjoyed your video too!

טל- Tal said...

WOW..beautiful!!love it..amazing use of colors.

pauline_y3 said...

Hi Irina, I have just come across your blog and I want to say I love what I see. Your paperbag card is gorgeous. You did a great job with the video. It would be fantastic if you could do a video tutorial so we can see exactly how you put it all together. Thanks for sharing. I am going to look through the rest of your blog now; Pauline