Fabulous Friday Bag Full of Lilacs

Bag Full O’ Lilacs

Bag Full O' Lilacs
Products Used

Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles352854
Bright Ideas Prills – 12 PackANC852
Cut’N’Boss Machine Teresa Collins Edition105637
Glue Tip PinsPIN6
12 x 12 Cardstock Pack of 25 – WhiteHCPP3-452
Rajni Chawla’s Crystal ClearPGM15015
Sweet Lilac Scroll & Notes Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3818
Lush Lilac & Umbrella Spray Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3817
Lush Lilac Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3816
Lush Lilac Paper CollectionHCDP1-287
Sweet Lilac Scroll & Cage DieHCD1-7172
Lush Lilac & Umbrella Spray DieHCD1-7171
Lush Lilac DieHCD1-7170

Other Products: Stampin Up Ink Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Sweet Sugarplum, Lemon Lime Twist, Four Brads, Light Green Chevron Ribbon, Creative Memories Corner Rounder Punch

For more tips on creating with the Lush Lilac collection, watch the tutorial at https://youtu.be/KDbdzC0MnAI.

Instructions: To view close ups of the cards, click here. Folded Handbag: Using one piece of 12 inches square paper, score at 1/2 inch, 4 1/2 inches, 7 1/2 inches and 11 1/2 inches and fold on all score lines. Rotate the paper ninety degrees and score at 3 3/4 inches and 8 1/4 inches. Fold on all the score lines. Cut along the 4 1/2 inches and 7 1/2 inches lines to the first intersecting line on both sides. Fold up the two center pieces and fit and glue the outer pieces to create the box. Fold down the scored tabs and stick together. Cut a 3 inches x 7 inches rectangle from coordinating cardstock and score at 3 inches and 5 inches. This will be the clasp on the handbag. Shape the corners of the front of the clasp with a corner rounder punch. Valley fold on the score lines. Fit and mat the clasp on to the card. Cut two strips of 1-inch x 12 inches from coordinating paper and fold in half length wise to create the handles. Attach the handles to each corner with brads. Add a magnet to the front of the bag and underneath the clasp to create the closure. Optional cut matching paper to line inside of bag. Cut two pieces of paper at 2 3/4 inches by 3 3/4 inches and two pieces of paper 4 inches by 4 1/2 inches to line the inside of the hand bag. Stamp, die cut and color 12 lilac petals and one lilac bush. Color and shape individual petals and bush with berry burst and lemon lime twist ink. Add lavender prills and clear glitter to the middle of each lilac petal. Glue to the front of the handbag clasp. Add a border of ribbon to the bottom of the handbag. To make the tassel cut one piece of light green paper 1 3/4 inches by 12 inches long. Cut up 1 1/2 inches with scissors or fringe scissors. Roll up and glue tassel. Punch a hole in the top the tassel and thread ribbon through to tie on one of the handles of the handbag.

Cards: Cut four pieces of white cardstock 4 inches by 4 inches and four pieces of white cardstock 4 inches x 8 inches. Score the 4 inches x 8 inches pieces at 2 inches and 4 inches. Die cut two birdcages from white cardstock. Stamp, die cut and color four lilac images and four of the sign with sayings with berry burst, powder pink, sweet sugarplum and lemon lime twist ink. Cut four pieces lavender paper from the paper collection at 3 3/4 inches by 3 3/4 inches. Glue the lavender paper to the front of each 4 inches by 4 inches white cardstock. Glue the 4 inches by 4 inches pieces to the front two-inch fold of the 4 inches x 8 inches white cardstock to form the front of each of the easel cards. Glue the white cardstock birdcages to the front of two of the cards. Glue one of each of the images to the front of the card. On the inside lower panel glue the saying panel to assist in holding the easel card open.

Created by: Pamela Korte

Fabulous Friday Jillibean Birthday Mini Album

I just received a Jillibean Birthday paper collection with stickers and die cuts. I loved the paper and decided to make a landscape style mini album that measures 4 3/4 inches by 6 inches. It is made from a total of seven sheets of 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches white card stock that is folded into quarters and includes pockets and plenty of room for journaling and at least 60 photos! I have attached pictures of the mini album. What do you think? I am entering this mini album into the Mini Album Makers Challenge for March.

Fabulous Friday Mini Treat Box


Rubber Stamp Tapestry Basket of Flowers Peg Stamp Set

Rubber Stamp Tapestry English Lavender Peg Stamp Set

Rubber Stamp Tapestry Moonlit Vase Peg Stamp Set

Other Supplies

Gift Box Punch Board

White and Green Cardstock

Ranger Archival Carnation Red Ink

Ranger Archival Deep Purple Ink

Ranger Archival Fern Green Ink


  1. Cut a piece of green card stock 6 inches x 6 inches.
  2. Make the 1 3/4 inches square box per the directions on the gift box punch board.
  3. Cut out four 1 5/8 inches square white card stock and stamp the Rubber Stamp Tapestry images per photos with carnation red, deep purple and fern green inks.
  4. Cut a 3/4 inch by 8 1/2 inches green card stock for the band and 1/2 inch by 8 1/2 inches white card stock for the band. Stamp the Rubber Stamp Tapestry image per photo with fern green ink.
  5. Attach the white card stock squares to the side of the boxes and the white card stock band to the green card stock band. Wrap the band around the box and top with a paper flower!
  6. Fill with a chocolate treat and enjoy!

I am entering this treat box in the Southern Girls Nature Challenge. What do you think of the box?

Fabulous Friday Extra Lots of Layers Card

This fold out card has layers of paper, lace and 3D hand stamp. die cut and shaped flowers! It was so much fun to make this card. I am entering the card in the 4 Crafty Chicks Challenge 4CC #390 “Lots of Layers”. What do you think of the card?

Fabulous Friday CAS(E) this Sketch!

What a wonderful sketch. I enjoyed working with the sketch and know that no matter what my two whippets Gina and Blush always think I am Pawfect! I am entering this card in the CAS(E) this Sketch! What do you think of the card?

Fabulous Friday Extra Extra Extra Sketch CAS Card

It has been a very long time since I played around making CAS cards for sketch challenges. I had this beautiful Heartfelt Creations stamp and thought it was perfect for the CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge! What do you think?

Fabulous Friday Extra Extra Hearts and Dies CAS Card

I started playing with the scallop heart dies and the next thing I started doing was playing around with CAS style cards! Such fun on this very cold and very snowy day. I am entering this card in three very appropriate challenges which are: AAA Cards All You Need is LOVE challenge, CASual Fridays Hearts Challenge and CAS on Sunday Dies Challenge. What do you think of this card? Is chocolate important to you?

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