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Bluebird Gift Bags

 
Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

I'm a big fan of the blog Free Pretty Things for You and the person behind FPTFY– Keren.  She is such an inspiration to us all, isn't she? So creative and generous! So I jumped at the chance to work on a holiday project with some of her fabulous art. Here's a fun little Christmasy gift bag you can pull together in no time at all.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Supplies: White t-shirt transfer paper, FPTFY Bluebird image (to transfer), canvas, Unique Stitch (fabric glue), glitter glue, glitter adhesive rhinestones, small burlap bags and an iron.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Following package instructions, print the darling FPTFY bluebird image on the transfer paper.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Cut out leaving an 1/8 inch border.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Iron onto canvas.

 
Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Cut out rectangles with image.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Pull a few threads to give it that shabby look.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Using Unique Stitch, glue canvas to bag.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

It's already cute but it's gonna get even cuter!

 
Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Brush some glitter glue on the blue parts of the birdie.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Add blue glitter, let dry and then do the white and yellow parts the same way.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Add a strip of adhesive rhinestones…

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Then fill the bags up with little gifts or treats.

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Merry Christmas to You!

Bluebird Gift Bags - Yesterday on Tuesday #christmas #christmascrafts #christmasprintables #freeprettythingsforyou

Thanks for letting me play with your image, Keren!

To download the darling Christmas Bluebird Image by FPTFY:

Click here for the reverse image, then actions, and view all sizes. Then download the original size and save to your computer. If you'd like a regular image of the bluebird, click here.

 

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Comments

  1. So very ADORABLE, Malia. These would certainly make Sweet Sweet gift bags!! :)
    Angelina

  2. Super fun tutorial sweetie! I *must* get my physical crafting back on! It’s a long story, lol. Have been immersed in digital for so long. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this tut!

  3. what a delight to work with you my dear! you are just simply craft-tastic!

  4. Looks so pretty, especially with the glitter!

  5. Mali ~ I just saw this post….these are absolutely adorable….a favorite of mine which is hard to say because I love everything you create!

  6. So cute! I’m sharing on FB. Thanks so much for adding this to this week’s Throwback Thursday party.
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