Let It Snow Gift Bag – 12 Weeks of Christmas – Project 3

We have another great project for week 3 of our 12 Weeks of Christmas projects.  This is an traditional colored gift bag decorated with adorable penguins and snowflakes.  Add a gift to place inside and you have the perfect holiday surprise for that special someone.  I hope you have been enjoying the creative inspiration these last three weeks.  You still have 9 weeks left….  Sit back and enjoy the ride!

Let It Snow Gift Bag
All images © 1990-2018 Stampin’ Up!®


  • Stamp SetsMaking Every Day Bright (148813); Alpine Adventure (147741)
  • Cardstock – Call Me Clover (146969); Pool Party (122924); Poppy Parade (119793); Whisper White (100730)
  • Stamp Pads – Memento Tuxedo Black (132708); Poppy Parade (147050)
  • Misc. – Granny Apple Green Dark Stampin’ Blends Marker (146877); Mango Melody Dark Stampin’ Blends Marker (147944); Poppy Parade Dark Stampin’ Blends Marker (146879); Call Me Clover Dark Stampin’ Blends Marker (147024); Alpine Sports Framelits (147916); Layering Circles Thinlits (141705); Christmas Bulb Builder Punch (148013); Scalloped Tag Topper Punch (133324); Gift Bag Punch Board (135862); Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (139672); Shimmery White Embossing Paste (145645); Palette Knives (142808); Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon (146912); Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine (124262); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush (141897); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755); SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995


  • Poppy Parade: 5” x 11”
  • Call Me Clover: 2” x 4 3/4” (cut 2)
  • Whisper White: scraps for penguins, snowflakes and sentiment
  • Pool Party:  2” x 3 1/2”                  


  1. Punch gift bag from Poppy Parade cardstock, following directions on punch board. (Do not punch the string holes.) 
  2. Stamp snowflake randomly all over bag. Fold bag and adhere with Tear & Tape.
  3. Punch top edge of Call Me Clover panels with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch. Adhere tags to front and back of bag with Tear & Tape.
  4. Stamp 6 penguins with Tuxedo Black ink; punch with Christmas Bulb Punch. Color hats and beaks with Stampin’ Blends Markers.
  5. Emboss Pool Party panel with Softly Falling Embossing Folder.
  6. Using liquid glue, adhere top penguin to embossed panel about 3/4″ down from top of panel. Adhere middle row of penguins, making sure that you cover the punched bottom of the top penguin.  Adhere the bottom row of penguins.
  7. Apply Shimmery White Embossing Paste to bottom of penguin panel, creating a snow drift to cover bottom of penguins. Let dry completely.
  8. Adhere penguin panel to front of gift bag with Tear & Tape, aligning top of penguin panel with top of gift bag.
  9. Stamp sentiment onto Whisper White scrap with Tuxedo Black ink. Die cut with smallest Layering Circle Framelit.  
  10. Using Alpine Sports Thinlits, die cut 2 snowflakes from Whisper White scraps. Cut one in half. Adhere to bag with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.
  11. Thread ribbon through tag and tie with Baker’s Twine.
  12. Add Clear Wink of Stella over sentiment and penguin hats.

Questions? please email me: StellarStamps@comcast.net or simply reply to this email