Pootles Advent Countdown #11 Trim the Tree Bag Tutorial

Pootles Advent Countdown #11 Trim the Tree Bag Tutorial

Pootles Advent Countdown #11 Trim the Tree Bag Tutorial


Oooooo teeny tiny treat bag!

Love. IT!

I have made this style of bag before, but never this small, and it was while flicking through the gorgeous Christmas Catalogue for a bit of idea inspiration that I decided to work with the Trim the Tree Paper.

It definitely lends itself to mini projects and with Christmas being that time of year when we’re all giving lots of gifts, sometimes the budget has to come into consideration, so a more pocket friendly priced product inside a beautifully decorated bag is the way to go.

And for those that remember from last year, between my 4 sons, there are over 20 teachers and teaching assistants who we like to give a gift to, so these will have some fun mini goodies in for them, just to say ‘Thanks and Happy Christmas’.

Anyway, I won’t chatter on too much now, I’ll let you sit back and enjoy the quick project and video!


Pootles Advent Countdown #11 Trim the Tree Bag Tutorial overhead view


Paper – 6 x 4.5″ (15.5 x 11.5cm)

Score on the LONG side at 2.5, 3.5″ (6.5, 9cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 1, 3.5″ (2.9, 9cm)


Products used and showcased

Cardstock – Whisper White

DSP – Trim the Tree DSP Stack

Speciality – Silver Glimmer Paper, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper

Stamp Set – Project Life Holiday Cheer

Ink – Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green

Punches – 1/4″ Handheld Punch, 1″ Circle Punch, 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch, 1″ Square Punch, Postage Label Punch

Other – Seam Binding Ribbon in Whisper White and Cherry Cobbler, Candy Dots from Regals, Simply Scored Scoring Tool


Sam xx

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  1. Hi, I would just like to tell you how much you are loved here in Australia. I watch every video you make I just love them so congratulations .I know many of my friends love them too. You are so easy to follow and listen see that you love stamping up like us ……lots of love Pat x

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