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I have a birthday party ensemble featuring Fred Bear and the Pinwheel to share with you. I have lots of pictures to share with you, so grab a cuppa and enjoy!
Getting a group shop of the ensemble was not the easiest task!
The two gift bags.
This is the gift bag that will contain all the goodies for the birthday guests. I used one of the smaller Kraft bags from Micheal's. I usually have a stash of these on hand. I stamped the image on a piece of X-Press It card stock and I colored it with Copics.
I used the Traditional Tags STAX Die-namics dies to create the tags. I actually used the larger tag for both of these layers. I trimmed the piece of X-Press It card stock down just a touch so it would be slightly smaller that the full tag.
This little bag is a cookie bag! It contains 4 chocolate chip cookies. I purchased the bags at Micheal's. These bags always seem really expensive to me, so I make sure to buy them when I have a coupon!
I used one of the smaller Traditional Tags STAX Die-namics for this tag.
With the new Let's Toast Die-namics, making a bottle tag is a breeze!
As you can see, I have kept a few constant elements on each piece in this collection. I used Red Hot and Fossil for card stock. The patterned paper is from October Afternoon's Sidewalks collection, with a few prints from a couple of their other older collections.
Every gift bag needs a bit of candy! This tube is filled with red cinnamon hearts. I wrapped a bit of Lemon Drop Ribbon and Maraschino Red Twine around the top of the tube. I find the little things like this go a long way when you are looking to step up your treat containers.
Another shot of the candy tube, gift bag and water bottle tag.
I included three stationary items in the gift bag. A pad of lined paper, some gel pens and a tin full of mini office essentials.
I purchase these notebooks at the dollar store. Quite some time ago, a local store was selling them two for a dollar. Let's just say that I have a nice little pile of them! LOL
One of the things that I really like about these notebooks, is that they are very easy to cover. When you are doing multiple notebooks for a party, you don't want anything that is too fiddly.
The pen holder is one of my favorite goodie bag treats. It is super easy to make. You do need to use some strong sticky tape along the sides to hold it together. I also like to wrap my ribbon all the way around these as that provides a little bit of extra strength to keep the sides from popping up.
The little altoid tin is another one of my favorite things to add to a goodie bag. They can hold candies, or chapstick, or a mini office! LOL
I wrapped some Lemon Drop Ribbon and Maraschino Red Twine around the edges of the tin. Once again, I think it is a nice little finishing touch to your project. I used a touch of red sticky tape to secure the ribbon and the twine.
The inside of the tin has a tape dispenser, a stapler, an eraser, a clip, a pencil and a highlighter. Not bad for a tiny tin! I purchased a number of these items at Target many, many years ago.
Here is one last group shot.
I hope you enjoyed my Fred Bear and the Pinwheel Birthday Ensemble. Don't forget to check out the MFT Blog to see what the rest of the MFT Design Team has been up to.