Thursday, July 28, 2011

My Brown Paper Bag Projects for this Year

This year for the 4th Annual Brown Paper Bag Swap I came up with something I really liked and really last minute.  I always have great ideas, but never seem to come up with the one I want to send or am happy with until after the mail out date.  Strange.....I know....but it is just the way my brain functions.
Any therapist out there with an answer to my problem???

 I made some eggs by covering plastic Easter Eggs in brown paper bag strips and then painting them.
I used a deli style plastic bowl for the nest and covered it in brown paper bag strips first and then added some ????, I can't think of what you call that stuff.
Brain Fart!!!!

I also made my partners a matchbox ornament. 
I covered the box with brown paper bag and then added a paper rose to it.

 I also made each of my partners 4 cards out of brown paper bags.
I made the owl out of brown bags and then embellished with printed paper and colored pencils.

and then I made the envelopes for the cards out of brown bags and lined them with printed paper.

I'll post the beautiful piece I got from Ellen tomorrow.

1 comment:

CuddleGrams said...

that swap is a really cute ides! You did just fine.

My DIL made this up using the pictures of my 5 oldest boys. So funny!

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