Welcome to Cut it Up’s first challenge of 2016! The challenge celebrates New Beginnings – by decorating a paper bag! How fun!
I had this empty paper bag from Hampton Inn that looked perfect for decorating.
I’m trying to utilize the materials and tools that I have on hand — it makes me feel like it’s not all being wasted — so I looked to my Cricut cartridges for a cut to use. I found so many gorgeous cuts on the Art Nouveau cartridge, including this beautiful iris.
Here is the final product with some pretty ribbons:
Our sponsor this time is As Cute As A Button, who is offering a $20 gift certificate to their store. I’m sure you have a paper bag just yearning to be upgraded! Link it to Cut it Up for your chance to win.