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Quick and Easy Gift Bag

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Transform plain gift bags with a little paper, Mod Podge and creativity.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

Mod Podge ® Acrylic Shapes - Basics, Flat & Charm
Item #12918
Create your own charms and embellishments with ready-to-decoupage acrylic shapes.

$5.99

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Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$19.99

Mod Podge ® Hard Coat, 8 oz.
Item #CS11245
The Mod Podge ® formula for projects that need that added durable finish. Dries hard and clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.99

Other Supplies
Mod Podge Holiday Papers or holiday themed scrapbook papers
Mod Podge Podgeable Snowflake or other snowflake shape embellishment
Paper gift bag
Pencil
Scissors
Foam paintbrush
Hot Glue
Rhinestones
Ribbon

Instructions

1. Trim holiday papers into 6 circle shapes and 1 rectangle shape.  Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the papers and position on the bag in a tree fashion. Smooth any air bubbles with your fingers.  Wait 15 min. and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge. (Use a damp paper towel to wipe excess Mod Podge.)

2. Trace the snowflake shape onto holiday themed papers. Cut out the shape.  Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the paper and position on the snowflake Podgeable shape.  Smooth any air bubbles with your fingers.  Wait 15 min. and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.  Repeat this with the circle Podgeable.

3. Hot glue rhinestones to the bag.  Thread a ribbon through the hole on the snowflake and tie onto the bag handle..

PROJECT TIP: Altered paper gift bags are perfect for any occasion!  Just mix up your paper choices and colors.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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