New catalogue inspiration: Sketched Dots Gift Bag

Published by under cards | Jun 16 2015

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Ready for some inspiration?

You’re in the right place. You’ve joined us for the EurekaStampers New Catalogue blog hop. You may have come from Jessica William’s blog (isn’t she amazing?) or you may be joining the hop from here.  Either way, continue following the links by clicking on the Next Blog arrow at the bottom, and you won’t miss a thing.


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My share today is a treat bag and is made up of lots of things that make me happy. We’re talking sweet treats (yes, that’s chocolate in that bag), cute packaging, pretty lace and shiny sequins.


All we need is a puppy and we’d have the sweetest, happy-making-machine in the world.

Oh, ok, let’s have the cute puppy too….



Stampin' Up! pretty sequin trim -

I’m completely in love with the sequin trim varieties that are in the new 2015-2016 Stampin’ Up! catalogue. We have Blushing Bride, Gold, Bermuda Bay and also Silver (not shown).

I just want to sit and play with them, they are so pretty!

You can find the glassine bags on page 151 of the new catalogue. Sketched Dots Tag A Bag Gift Bags. They are food safe, come in packs of 10 and are very cute. They are kind of like waxed paper and tissue paper, very delicate. I turned this one into a bagalope by scoring the sides and base at 2cm, adhering the bottom corners underneath with washi tape, then filling it out so it had a rectangular base and can now stand up.

Stampin' Up! Sketched Dots Gift Bag -


Thanks for joining us! Have you got time to leave a quick comment and say hello? You can do so in the Leave A Reply box below, and I’ll be sure to write back.

Next stop on the hop is the delightful Emma Palonek from Vintage Graffiti. I know you’re going to enjoy her project, no bones about it!


next blog   Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

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20 responses so far

20 Responses to “New catalogue inspiration: Sketched Dots Gift Bag”

  1. The Paper Caperon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:08 pm

    I can’t wait to get some of these cute bags. Love me some polka dots. Your bag decorations are just so pretty. You can never have too many sequins in your life!

  2. Simoneon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:40 pm

    Thanks Jess. The bags are very handy aren’t they.

  3. lindaon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:08 pm

    This is gorgeous! I’m feeling inspired ????

  4. Simoneon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:39 pm

    That’s great to hear Linda!

  5. Rebecca Son 16 Jun 2015 at 7:26 pm

    How lovely is your little bag!! The sequins are soooo lovely. And so is the puppy!!

  6. Simoneon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:39 pm

    Thanks for visiting Rebecca… agree about the sequins. I can’t get enough!

  7. Janine Rawlinson 16 Jun 2015 at 7:31 pm

    The new bags are such fun to decorate and tag. The sequins do add that extra touch of glitz.

  8. Simoneon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:38 pm

    Thanks Janine, gotta love some glitz. 🙂

  9. Tracy Pennon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:35 pm

    Lovely project Simone, love the lace and sequins combo, oh and the cute puppy! xxx

  10. Simoneon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:37 pm

    Thanks Tracy. Yes the puppy just makes it. lol

  11. Triciaon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:40 pm

    You had me at bling, but then you said chocolate! I totally overlooked these bags in the catalogue. Your project is super cute & I might have just added every colour of those sequins to my wish list.

  12. Simoneon 16 Jun 2015 at 7:47 pm

    Yes you really do need them all Tricia. You can never have enough sequins. 🙂

  13. debbieon 16 Jun 2015 at 8:04 pm

    very nice ldea for a hostess gift great way to show off some of the ribbons

  14. Heatheron 16 Jun 2015 at 8:22 pm

    Umm might have to get some of those pink sequins now, and a puppy – well maybe not the puppy Lol love the bags, it all looks great thanks for sharing

  15. createwithmelon 16 Jun 2015 at 8:52 pm

    Gorgeous project Simone! I LOVE those sequins. Thanks for sharing!

  16. Rose Packeron 16 Jun 2015 at 8:57 pm

    These bags are on my Wishlist! Thanks for the inspiration!

  17. Carlyon 16 Jun 2015 at 9:02 pm

    Simply beautiful Simone. My wish list is growing by the blog post!

  18. Erinon 16 Jun 2015 at 9:10 pm

    You crack me up ! Lovely project Simone!

  19. rosemarie con 17 Jun 2015 at 4:02 am

    Greetings from Seaside California! Love your darling bag. Haven’t ordered these yet but they will be coming before the holidays. Will have to Google the directions to make flat bottom. Tfs.

  20. Vintage Graffition 17 Jun 2015 at 4:12 pm

    Oh Simone! I have these gift bags and haven’t has a chance to have a play and do something with them yet. Your creations are adorable! And filled with chocolate… Heaven! The sequin trims are some of my favourite accessories from the catalogue Aren’t they just the perfect addition to any creation?! Thanks for sharing!

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