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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Confessions of a Bag Lady

For Jack's shark themed birthday, I was super excited to find the trendy paper straws and glassine bags at Michael's in the $2 bins. The bold stripes in red and turquoise were the perfect colors to add treats to the sand buckets and straws for the "ocean water."
I saved a few of each, knowing them would come in handy on a scrappy project. Just in time, Paper Secrets first challenge for June is a sketch, with the twist being to use a treat bag!
So perfect!
Here is the sketch for inspiration...
...and here is the layout I came up with, using the adorable BoBunny Surprise line which also coordinated and was birthday themed! A win-win! The striped papers were perfect for the challenge over at Red Carpet Studio for "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" challenge!
I used the turquoise and white treat bag as a background paper, and the straws to make little pennants which I used in place of the doilies in the sketch.
So those treat bags you've been hoarding because they were too cute to throw away? Use them on a page and try out this challenge over at Paper Secrets: Paper Secrets June Challenge

5 comments:

  1. Love the treat bag and the pennants with straws - so creative and perfect for a birthday layout. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Secrets. :)

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  2. So cute! I love that your treat bag matches the photo. Fun! Thanks so much for participating at Paper Secrets. :)

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  3. Great photo and how it works well with the treat bag! You worked the sketch well!! Thanks for playing along with Paper Secrets!

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  4. Beautiful LO! gorgeous color combo=)Thank you for playing with Red Carpet Studio Challenge blog! Good luck!

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  5. I love the treat bag in the middle of this layout. What a clever idea! Thanks for participating in the RCS challenge this week!

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