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Sunday, August 3, 2008

Monogram Mini Bucket (s)

Have you ever found something really cool on the web or on someone's blog and just had to recreate it?! Well, that's exactly what happened to me about 30 minutes ago! I was browsing one of my favorite stamper's blog and found *the* cutest paper bucket bag, sat down and recreated it in about 10 minutes and decided I'd share it with you here at Ink About Me. Before I show it to you, I must give credit where credit is due. Valerie Stangle/11valerie11 is one of my most favorite stampers, and here is her mini version of Diana Gibbs' Box In A Bag. Diana has a wonderful tutorial on her blog for the original bag that can be seen here. Thanks so much Diana, for your original version and inspiration, and thanks Val, for your mini version--both are cute, cute, cute, and as Val said *easy peasy* to recreate! One last note: Cambria Turnbow also has an excellent and as always, fun, tutorial on her blog that can be seen here! If you've never visited Val or Cami's blogs, you must do so!

*ETA: I decided to make *one* more with a transparency sheet, Bella Rose designer paper and died-to-match taffeta ribbon (sponge and reinker) she is:


Stamps: SU! Typeset Lower Alpha, Make It Count
Ink: Versamagic Pink Petunia, Kiwi Kiss
Paper: K&CO. Classic K Margo 12x12 pad, Wild Wasabi, Kiwi Kiss, Bella Rose DP
Accessories: scallop edge scissors, 3/4" & 1 1/4" circle punches, jumbo brad, WW grosgrain, Linen Thread
, transparency sheet, round tab punch, taffeta ribbon, sponge


Jackie Pedro said...

These bags are adorable! The acetate bag looks so cool!

Broni said...

Your little bags are so pretty, Amy! I really love that first one! Of course, the clear one is just as cute! Ok, yes, I love them both!!!

Joy said...

Amy, I love it! And that transparency is pure genius!!! :)

Susan (susiestampalot) said...

oh, i've been seeing these!! i want to make some, too! yours are fab-o, of course!!!

Anonymous said...

These are so cute! I have made the larger before and it is easy! I love Val's mini version too.....but your version with the transparency is just wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

Erika H. said...

Oh, wow! Your treat bags are so wonderful. I absolutely LOVE that one you did with the transparency sheet....fabulous!

Valerie said...

*gasp* the transparency bucket! LOVE it!

Jen said...

oh, i love these to pieces!! the clear one is beautiful!! great job!


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