CraftSmart™ Poinsettia Gift Bag and Tag
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CraftSmart™ Poinsettia Gift Bag and Tag

A plain white bag and wooden tag, enhanced with the traditional symbol of the holidays, make for some nifty gifting this year.

Designed by Jeanne Bobish, DecoArt Design Team

 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt Varnishes and Sealers (Americana Spray Matte Finish, Multi-Purpose Sealer)
  • Large White Gift Bag
  • Large Wood Gift Tag, Lara's Crafts
  • Brushes (¾-Inch Flat, #8 Flat, #4 Flat, 18/0 Liner)
  • Sand Paper
  • Tack Cloth
  • Red Ribbon (8-Inch Piece of ¼-Inch Thick Or Ribbon Of Choice)
  • Paper Plate or Palette Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Basin
  • Transfer Paper
  • Tracing Paper
  • Stylus or Pencil
 

Project Instructions

Lightly trace pattern onto bag, placing design in lower left corner.
 

Referring to pattern, use #8 flat brush to paint all petals marked “B” Burgundy.
 

Paint all petals marked “CC”, Cherry Cobbler; petals marked “HR,” Holiday Red; and all petals marked “R,” Red.
 

Similarly with leaves, paint all marked “HG,” Hunter Green; leaves marked “LF,” Lush Foliage; and leaves marked “S,” Shamrock.
 

Once all leaves and petals are painted and dry, outline all using Black and liner brush.
 

With brush handle, dot center of poinsettia using Dark Yellow.
 

When dry, repeat using Shamrock.
 

Seal painted area only with Americana Spray Matte Finish.
 

Seal tag with Multi-Purpose Sealer.
 

When dry, lightly sand and wipe with tack cloth.
 

Paint both sides of tag using White.
 

Trace pattern onto tag.
 

Using #4 flat brush and pattern as a guide, paint tag same as bag.
 

Finish tag with Americana Spray Matte Finish. Attach ribbon and tie to bag.
 

MATERIALS

  • CraftSmart® Paints (White, Cherry Cobbler, Burgundy, Red, Holiday Red, Dark Yellow, Lush Foliage, Shamrock, Hunter Green, Black)
  • DecoArt Varnishes and Sealers (Americana Spray Matte Finish, Multi-Purpose Sealer)
  • Large White Gift Bag
  • Large Wood Gift Tag, Lara's Crafts
  • Brushes (¾-inch flat, #8 flat, #4 flat, 18/0 liner)
  • Sand Paper
  • Tack Cloth
  • Red Ribbon (8-inch piece of ¼-inch thick or ribbon of choice)
  • Paper Plate or Palette Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Basin
  • Transfer Paper
  • Tracing Paper
  • Stylus or Pencil

Note: Click on "download pattern" button on bottom right for project pattern.

Tips

Allow each coat of paint to dry before moving onto next step. Some steps may take more than one coat of paint.