Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Brown Paper Bag Swap - Part 2

My third partner for The 3rd Annual Brown Paper Bag Swap was Sue from Australia. Sue is one of the sweetest ladies and she sent me a really neat swap package.

Sue sent a vintage pattern, stamps, some Australian coins, vintage buttons, receipt and tags and then a tape measure that had belonged to her Aunt.

Then Sue made these cute tree tags out of brown bags and different papers and lace. Such a neat idea!

Sue also made me a cute little card and a heart sachet.
The tree pin is brown bag and fabric behind it. It is really pretty!
Thanks Sue for a really creative and wonderful swap package!

Here is what I made for Bridget, Robyn and Sue.

I made 6 little dresses into a garland. They have brown paper bags on the back.

Then I made these envelopes. They have brown bags on the inside and decorative paper on the outside. The buttons are crinkled and decoupaged brown bags.

These are mini wall hangings and I used brown paper bags as the matting.

the bookmark dresses have brown bags on the back and some of my collage paper on the front. The hearts are brown bags and decorative paper that I weaved together and then lightly painted with some white paint, sewed the 2 sides together and added a flower and ribbon.

and then I made these tussi mussi's out of crinkled and decoupaged brown bags. I tea stained some sheet music, pleated it and sewed it on the edges. I also added each persons initial in tea stained cardstock. I ran some music paper and brown bags through the paper shredder to put on the inside. I think some of the roses that my sister made would look pretty in these!

So that is my Brown Paper Bag Swap stuff.
Thank you so much
Bridget, Robyn and Sue
for being my partners and coming up with
creative and amazing swap packages!


Angelle said...

These are stunning.

Melinda Cornish said...

I especially love the stuff that doesnt look like paper bags....your hearts are amazing....all of it is so much fun!

Kelly said...

Great makes! I love the dress bunting!!

Dianne said...

I love your paper bag projects, especially the dresses! So perfectly made too.

Dianne said...

I love your paper bag projects, especially the dresses! So perfectly made too.

Shawnee H said...

How cool. I LOVE how much creativity came in the form of a paper bag. What a terrific swap!

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