Botanical Gardens Paper Bag Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Botanical Gardens Paper Bag Tutorial

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Botanical Gardens Paper Bag Tutorial

Love it! The paper that is. And the dies!

Botanical Gardens is a suite that I’ve taken my time loving and I will be honest and say that die cutting isn’t something that I do hugely often. Mostly because my Big Shot lives under my desk and I forget to remember it’s there!

But I’ve been totally inspired by the beautiful projects doing the craft rounds right now that are using the framelits and I wanted to show them off!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Botanical Gardens Paper Bag Tutorial Framelits

The bag is simple to make and I deliberately put black on it as I wanted to show off the flowers but not totally compete with the paper for attention. I think the two things compliment each other very well.

So, enjoy the video, bloopers and all *must remember to place dies in the right way up in future*

S xx

Paper – 6 x 12″ (15 x 30cm)

Score on the LONG side at 2.25,      5.75,     8,     11.5″ (6,    14.5,     20.5,     29cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 2.25,    5.5″ (6,    14cm)

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Sam Hammond

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. Anne Lumsden says:

    I am a Dieaholic!! However since finding you I am doing more stamping!
    Love the bag and embellishment idea, and thanks for the goodies I received yesterday.

  2. Nannie Annie says:

    Lovely little bag. Must give it a try.

  3. Rachel Brooks says:

    Your site is so refreshing. You show so much more than just cards – in fact, very few cards! You’ve given me all kinds of ideas for packaging and creating gifts. Thank you for all your sharing and creativity.

  4. Beautiful flowers…love your bags!

  5. Gloria Westerman says:

    Love your bloopers…I’m having dropcees….super cute bag…love it…tfs

  6. Lovely idea to decorate the bags. The bag is simple to make also. Pico Bags also produce these kind of bags.

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