Good Morning, it’s Chark with the post today and the colors of the leaves here in Ohio are becoming lovely shades of red, orange and yellow. They inspired me to create some Thanksgiving or Harvest gift bags. I found some mini burlap bags at the Dollar Spot at Target and thought they would make great gift-giving bags for teachers or favors for family dinners. So I broke out the acrylic paints and my new Arrow Pattern stencil. Here are the easy steps if you want to make your own burlap gift bags.
5. Then stamp on the bag (and over the dry paint) with Staz-On black ink. Use markers to color in the leaves. I used Autumn Leaves stamps to make the tags. I secured the Felt Leaves and ‘Happy Autumn’ cardstock with glue dots.
And, just so you know, the felt leaves are just $1.50 and come in a pack of twelve for your crafting needs. And the Autumn Leaves stamp set is just $8.00 right now, so you gotta pick these up asap! No, seriously, right now! Thanksgiving is coming! 🙂
These were so fun to make! I liked how they looked when I didn’t use too much paint and just picked certain areas of the stencil to fill in.
Hope this inspires you to make something fun and then enter it into our October Challenge–just use two Hero Arts stamps, two Hero Arts stencils or one of each on your project like I did.
And if you wanna be a part of the Design Team, you have three more days to try out for the team. Check out the details here!