My own take on the box/bag phenomenon!

In the previous post I shared my mum's gorgeous gift creation using the box-in-a-bag idea that has been re-created in many varied and wonderful ways! I was in need of another hostess gift recently (*hi Susan*) and armed with a variation on this idea that I found on Andrea Walford's INCREDIBLY inspirational blog I made up a larger version of the box/bag/box thingamy -large enough to hold standard sized cards and envelopes :)


Inside I put four cards with matching stamped envelopes - two each of the following designs:

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I think this is the final one in my current series of hostess gifts!  I have found some gorgeous ideas for more though, so my upcoming workshop hostesses have some cute stuff to look forward to!!

"Always Hostess Gift Bag Set" Stamps: Always, Paisley, Short and Sweet Paper: Certainly Celery Prints DSP, Regal Rose, Old Olive, Blush Blossom, Certainly Celery, Rose Red Inks: Versamark, Regal Rose, Certainly Celery Accessories: White Embossing Powder, Rich Regals & Soft Subtles Markers, Large & Small Oval Punches, Round Tab Punch, Slit PunchCertainly Celery & Regal Rose wide grosgrain, Stampin' Dimensionals