Design It Monday ~ {Happy Mail}

Hi friends, Lisa here today! I hope your new year has gotten off to a great start. Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to start thinking about those Valentine projects. I have a fun treat bag for you today.

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I have a recipe for some jumbo cookies that fit into the Plain Kraft/flat bags perfectly. My mom and dad are fond of them, so I thought I would whip up a batch, tuck some in the bag and deliver them some happy mail! To decorate the bag, I started with some patterned paper. Next came stamped and fussy cut images from the Happy Mail stamp set. I added some arrows from the set to the PP. I cut one of the Mini- Yellow Doilies in half adding one piece to each side on the back of the PP panel. Before attaching this to the bag, I stamped the heart trio image from the Happy Art stamp set.

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Here’s a close up of the detail I like to add to the postage stamp image. I use a tiny hole punch along the edges to give the stamp a realistic look. Too cute! And how sweet are the envelopes stamped on PP, love them!

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Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

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11 Comments

  1. I don’t think Happy Mail gets much happier than this sweet treat bag Lisa!! Totally makes me think vintage and I’m loving all the flowers, envelopes, doilies and small hearts! And some jumbo cookies?? The icing on the cake! Sweet project my friend!! :0)

  2. What a unique & wonderful Valentine gift bag, Lisa! I know your folks are going to be thrilled! You’re inspiring me to use some printed paper–love the envelope stamped on the pretty floral one!

  3. Oh my goodness, Lisa… only you would think to use a hole punch in such a fun way!! Sweet as can be for a special gift! and I adore the yellow doilies! xx
    =]

  4. Happy mail indeed, Lisa. The little envelopes are so cute in their patterns and the stamp is genius. Even without the cookies, this little package is a treat.

  5. What a delightful treat! and so beautifully wrapped!! Does smiling burn up calories? because this Happy Mail will yield plenty of those!!

  6. What a sweet treat bag an a SWEET idea to fill it with jumbo cookies! What a wonderful “I love you” gift.

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