Warm Wishes Gift Bag

Warm Wishes Gift Bag

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Deco Art
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Additional Information



  • DecoArt :
    • Americana paint: titanium white, cadmium yellow, holly green, honey brown, Santa red, foliage green
    • Craft Twinkles: gold, Christmas green, Christmas red
    • Instant Images stencils: Winter Favorites
  • 5-1/4" x 8-1/2" natural gift bag
  • Scrapbook paper: Green Plaid, Santa Plaid, Collage Tan Words
  • Paintbrushes: Instant Images Duo Tool, #0 liner
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Tape runner
  • Scissors
  • Paper cutter
  • Ultra fine black permanent marker
  • Small hole punch
  • Ribbon


Allow to dry between steps.

  1. Cut Collage Tan Words: 8-1/2"x1-1/8" bag strip, 2-1/2"x 4-3/4" tag shape, 1-3/4"x3-1/4" rectangle tag top.
    Santa Plaid: 5-1/4"x7-1/2" bag base, 2"x3-1/2" tag rectangle.
    Green Plaid: 5-1/4"x 5-1/4" bag square, 2-1/4"x 3-3/4" tag rectangle.
  2. Position snowman template on green plaid square. Use Duo Tool and white to stencil snowman, Santa red for scarf. Position wreath template above snowman; stencil with foliage green. Add star in wreath center with yellow and snowman arms with brown.
  3. Position tree with pot template at bag strip bottom. Use Duo Tool and Santa red for pot, holly green for foliage. Place foliage template above original design to lengthen tree. Repeat with holly green. Add star with yellow.
  4. Place MERRY CHRISTMAS template on tag top rectangle. Use Duo Tool and holly green to stencil wording. Use liner brush to paint heart red on right bottom corner of tag and to stripe wreath star.
  5. Mix small amount of Santa red and yellow to make orange for nose. Use liner to paint carrot nose.
  6. Use permanent pen to outline, add face and embellishments.
  7. Position papers; adhere with tape runner in layers. Bag: Santa Plaid, Green Plaid, Collage Tan strip. Tag: Collage Tan tag shape, Green Plaid, Santa Plaid, Collage Tan tag top.
  8. Place WARM WISHES template under snowman on red plaid area. Use Duo Tool and white to stencil wording.
  9. Apply Craft Twinkles over corresponding colors.
  10. Personalize tag with marker. Punch hole in end of tag and attach to bag with ribbon.