December 16, 2011

Teacher Gift Bags

Hi everyone! This is Elizabeth from 217 Creations. At my oldest son's school, the teachers have wish lists for classroom supplies.  I grabbed a few tags for each teacher. I decided to go with a good rule of thumb K*I*S*S- "Keep It Simple Silly".  My natural inclination is to do a detailed project but this is not always possible.
I realized I needed a bag of some kind to put the items in. I found these unfinished bags at Joann's.  They came in a 6 pack for $4.99.  I then used a 40% off which made this a very affordable gift wrap option. Plus I could make these bags very quick (added bonus!).  I started by cutting a 12 by 12 sheet to 9 by 12 inches. This left a nice border on the edges.
I then cut my images from Gingerbread.  I bought this cartridge last year in a bundle.  I had not used it and I have to say this is an easy cartridge to cut and layer.  I am going to do some cuts for the boys to play with next week during winter vacation. Here is my sizing (real size off):
Candy 4 inches
Gingerbread Girls 6.0 inches
Holly 5 inches
Next I cut these tags from Art Philosophy at  2.0 inches.  I stamped this sentiment from Pink By Design "Gratitude" set.  I added some twine to the top of the tags to tie to the bags.
Finally I assembled the bags.
 
Here are my other designs.  I made a total of 5 in about an hour. 

  I hope you like this super simple project. As always thank you for taking the time to follow or subscribe to us at She's A Sassy Lady and on my personal blog at 217 Creations.


7 comments:

Carolyn/MamaC said...

Thank you for this super quick, super cute gift bag idea! Just in time for last minute gifts!
Carolyn
http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com

Angi said...

I'm a teacher myself and I would LOVE these. :)

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What a great idea and a quick solution to holiday gift wrapping at an afforable price.... that looks great! Thanks for sharing with us today.

Lisa said...

Very cute and simple idea.

Luvy said...

So cute and what a great idea!

~ Lori ~ said...

Very cute! I have a bunch of bags with teacher gifts in them. I need to add a little something to decorate the bag...thanks for a cute idea!

Java Jen's Creations said...

What cute bags!!! They are simple but just perfect!! You have inspired me to get my Gingerbread cartridge out and get busy! Thanks!