Add Bling to Your Bag in 5 Minutes

Butterfly thinlits add bling to your gift bag, easy way to personalize a plain bag, made by Natalie Lapakko

Personalize a gift bag in five minutes (or less)

There always a million things to do when you’re getting ready for a party, even if it is at someone else’s house. Sign the card, pack up the party food, wash the cheeto dust off your toddler… oh yeah, and wrap that present.

I wanted a bag to go with this butterfly card, but I only had a few minutes. Luckily, I already had an extra gold butterfly cut out from the card I’d made previously. Even if I hadn’t, it doesn’t take very long to run a die through the machine.

To that, I added a 2″ (5 cm) strip of Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper. It happened to be one of the patterns that didn’t have any pink at all, but rather had gold polka dots on a white background. It went perfectly with my butterfly. I scored and folded it near the top and stuck it over the edge of my gift bag.

I held everything in place with a good number of glue dots. Then, I snapped a picture or two, added tissue paper and the gift, and was off to the party!

Quick and easy decoration for gift bags with Butterfly thinlits, by Natalie Lapakko.

I love how these intricate dies can be so beautiful, and yet so simple and easy to use. They are gorgeous all on their own, so you don’t have to work very hard to make them look fabulous.

Thanks for visiting and happy stamping!


Paper: Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper (c) Stampin’ Up!

Dies: Butterfly Thinlit Dies (c) Stampin’ Up!

Other: glue dots, gold foil sheet, gift bag

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