Holiday Newspaper Gift Bag

Holiday Newspaper Gift Bag

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Sizzix

Additional Information



  • Sizzix®:
    Vagabond™ Machine inspired by Tim Holtz®
    Movers & Shapers™ Base Dies: In the Bag by Tim Holtz®, ATC & Corners by Tim Holtz
    Movers & Shapers Magnetic Dies: Mini Hearts Set by Tim Holtz, Mini Lock & Key Set by Tim Holtz
    Sizzlits® Decorative Strip Die: Harlequin Border by Tim Holtz
  • Plain cardstock of choice
  • Button: white with black
  • Chitchat Stickers by Idea-ology
  • Dictionary paper
  • Distressing Ink: Vintage Photo
  • Embroidery thread: red
  • Ink blending tool
  • Pop dots
  • Ruler Ribbon by Idea-ology
  • Tissue Paper: black & white check


1. Die-cut bag from cardstock. Assemble and distress edges of bag using distressing ink and blending tool.
2. Cut and adhere measuring tape to top of bag for handles.
3. Die-cut Dictionary paper from Artist Trading Card die and embellish with distressing ink and blending tool. Adhere to front of Bag.
4. Die-cut Heart, Key and Harlequin Border from cardstock. Trim Border to fit bag and adhere in place.
5. Embellish heart using walnut distressing ink and blending tool. Adhere to bag with pop dots.
6. Attach Key to top of heart.
7. Attach threaded button to top of Key.
8. Distress sentiment and attach to button.
9. Insert tissue paper.