Friday, May 29, 2015

Altered Kraft Paper Bag (KBD Aloha Friday Challenge #48 Mid Inspiration)

Happy Friday everyone :-D 

Today I'm posting my mid-inspiration project for ongoing Aloha Friday Challenge at Kitty Bee Designs.

The challenge for this fortnight is #48 - Sew Cute (real/faux stitching).

Our sponsor for this challenge is Dilly Beans Digi Stamps, with an awesome prize for our random winner: 3 digital images of winner's choice.

I made an Altered Kraft Paper Bag, using our sponsor's lovely image 'Crinkles Hearts Framed'. I used real stitches on my project. 

I printed the image on a white cardstock paper and colored it in watercoloring technique, using Distressed Inks and aquarell colored pencil, water and brush. When it was dry, I fussy cut the image and colored edges with black pen.

I printed one more image on Kraft packing paper and glued colored image over it.

I glued a fabric on the paper bag and sewn upper corner with red sewing thread.

Then I glued piece of corrugated cardboard and the image on the bag and sewn two wooden flowers on it. Finished! :-D

List of supplies:
  • Dilly Beans Digi Stamps 'Crinkles Hearts Framed'
  • white cardstock paper 
  • Kraft paper bag 
  • Kraft packing paper 
  • corrugated cardboard 
  • red sewing thread 
  • thread 
  • fabric 
  • wooden flowers 
  • Tim Holtz's Distressed Inks (Mustard Seed, Brushed Corduroy, Walnut Stain, Black Soot) 
  • Koh-i-noor Mondeluz aquarell colored pencil (red 7) 
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen M (medium) 1.0 mm  
  • UHU universal glue 
  • double sided strong adhesive tape 
  • printer
  • scoring board 
  • trimmer
  • scissors 
  • hand sewing needle 
  • Marabu fine paint brush no. 1
  • Marabu fine paint brush no. 10
  • water

Stop by the Kitty Bee Designs blog and check out lovely projects my Design Team mates created. And don´t forget to join us in this challenge. We are looking forward to see your projects. :-D

I am entering my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text is direct link to the current challenge and blog badge is direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Addicted to Stamps and More, Challenge #146 - Anything Goes
This is my 3rd entry to this challenge. 

2) Craft My Life, All Crafts Challenge April/May 
This is my 3rd entry to this challenge.

3) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Anything Goes
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

4) The Pink Elephant Challenge, TPE300 - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :-D

Crafty Milka


  1. What a wonderful project, Milka! I love the fabric you've used and that adorable Hedgie! So happy you could join us at ATSM!

  2. Ah, what a gorgeous project, so cute.
    Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.



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