Thursday, July 19, 2012

Beach Bag Favor

Yikes!!  I posted this article last night and this was gone!!!!    Oh we go one more time with the instructions for this little summer time treat:

This project starts off with a simple box pattern for the here for a pattern.  Cut the pattern along the solid lines and fold along the dotted lines.  Apply double stick tape to the 4 tabs.  Cut a 3/4" x 7-3/4" strip of coordinating paper.  Apply double stick tape lengthwise to the backside of the paper, along both edges (as shown below):

Remove the backing paper from one strip of double stick tape and attach a 5" x 7-3/4" piece of cellophane (as shown below).  Also, apply 1 strip of double stick tape to the top edge of the cellophane.  Fold the top of the cellophane down 1" and make a sharp crease...adhere with double stick tape.

Next, apply one strip of double stick tape to the left edge of the cellophane:

To make the holes at the top of the bag, I made a guide out of card stock.  Cut a 7-3/4" piece of card stock and, starting at the left edge, mark off every 1/2".  Place the guide behind the cellophane, centering it in the top flap.  (You can temporarily tape it down so it doesn't slip).  Use a 1/4" hole punch to punch 15 holes (Punching through the card stock makes it much easier to punch holes through cellophane).

Flip the whole piece over and attach to the base piece as shown below.  When you get all the way around, remove the double stick tape backing from the side edge of the cellophane and adhere.

Cut two 12" pieces of 1/8" ribbon.  Take the end of one of the ribbons, and starting at one side, thread the ribbon down one hole and up the next...continue until you get all the way around and tie both ends together in a knot:

Do the same thing with the other piece of ribbon, but start at the opposite side:

Stamp, color and cut out the following images from CL-6 (Sunny Days).  Use a foam dot to attach the legs, giving it more dimension.

Attach the girl to the favor with double stick tape. the way...if you're wondering about the unique's chocolate and I found it at Samurai Shave Ice in Aiea.  I don't know if you can see it, but it has a really pretty pearly shine to it!!


Creations by Shirl said...

TFS - another cute idea.....

Creations by Patti said...

very cute bag for some treats and perfect for the Sunbather. Love how she sits on the candy "edge". As usually, a great idea and a great tutorial that is so genrously shared. Thanks. P