Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Kraft Bags, Doilies and What Not!

ItsyBitsy is bursting with exciting new products and I've been itching to blog about it. Firstly a few weeks ago, they launched these Kraft Bags which are really economically priced, well made and come in a variety of sizes. Then a week ago, they introduced paper doilies intricately designed and available in 5 awesome sizes. Finally they've rolled out these amazing foam punches - Now punch craft will take on a whole new persona with crafters able to punch foam, paper and card stock with equal EASE! Here's a little project I made incorporating these amazing elements!


I started with a Kraft paper bag and proceeded to add a doily to the top and bottom. Then I went all out with the embellishments - some beautiful boutique elements flowers, punched butterflies using the new foam punch and scores of little crystals. For the center band, I used the ItsyBitsy Lace Die, threaded some satin ribbon through it and filled the center with a glitter foam butterfly using ItsyBitsy's butterfly Die. The scallop and straight ovals are all cut using ItsyBitsy's Thin Cuts dies. Here's a close up of the embellishment.
The Kraft Bags start from just Rs. 15. The bag I used above is 12" by 7.5" and goes for this rate. The largest bag is 18" by 14" and costs Rs. 39.

The Paper Doilies come in sets of 6 starting from Rs. 29 a set. For this project I used one 5.5" doily and one 8.5" doily, each cut in  half for both sides of the bag.

For this project, I used the Butterfly Foam Punch which retails for Rs. 299. It works well with both foam and card stock. I will shortly release a demo video to show how well it works.

And here is a list of all the items I used for this project:

8.5" Doily
Satin Ribbon
Butterfly Foam Punch
Pink Pearl Card Stock
Kraft Bag
Purple Glitter Foam
Rhinestones



Tye Die Gypsies
Boutique Elements
Plum Jeweled Florettes


5.5" Paper Doilies

4 comments:

  1. Awesome designs Sunehra! Love the way you decorated the kraft bags.. And the doilies are on my 'must buy' list already! :)

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    1. Great! would love to see what you create!

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  2. WOW Sunehra this is stunning...such a smashing creation...love it!! You have certainly created a visual treat her.
    I bought a foam punch from Itsy Bitsy recently and its a wonder tool...so in love with it!And so happy Itsy Bitsy made it in lever mechanism so that little hands can also use. My daughter can easily use it too!

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    1. I know right! My son trips on it! Thanks for the comment :)

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