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Back to School Treat Bags

Whether you're a teacher, student or parent, I have a sweet welcome-back-to-school treat using just a few basic supplies from Doodlebug Design!
For this project, any type of premade sack, bag or box can be used.  I've chosen a 2.5" die and cardstock to create this cute mini shopping style bag.  SVG files are also a good place to hunt for cute bags!
After cutting the bags and assembling, I moved to stamping and coloring the images with alcohol markers.These type of projects are perfect for mixing up your collection of Doodlebug stamps and dies!


The stamped images were embellished with sprinkles and twine.

Inside of the little shopping bags I added clear bags of candy.  What better way to tie off the clear bags than with a twist of washi tape!  To create the "washi twist ties" I used a thin gauge wire (I actually pulled a strand from a piece of wire-edged ribbon) , placed it in the center of the washi tape and then wrapped around.  I also trimmed the washi twist …

I Love Travel Tote

Travel in style with this adorable paper tote filled with fun goodies featuring the brand new "I Love Travel" Collection! Inside you'll find old-fashioned board games, cute luggage tags and a mini journal for jotting down memories.
To begin I crafted this simple luggage-style tote from Doodlebug Bon-Bon cardstock.  Here are the measurements for creating the 7" X 4.5" X 1.75" tote: Cut cardstock to 12"X7".  Score the 12" length at 4.5", 6" and 7.5".  Fold along score lines and then corner round all four corners.  Next make two tabs from the same brown cardstock that measure 2.5"X3.75".  Score the strips at 1" and 2.75".  Attach to the front and back of the piece to create the sides of the tote:
For the front and back I cut two strips of Ladybug cardstock to 3/4" X 4.5"  and adhered them as shown: The handles were made from a loop of the same 3/4" X 12" Ladybug cardstock. I used large bra…