Saturday, December 2, 2023

Wrap It Up!

  Time for a new challenge at The Outlawz Anything Goes in a Card-free Zone (formerly known as The Outlawz Paper à la Modeand the Optional theme is Wrap It Up!  So, I've decided to make a Christmas Gift Bag!
Back of Gift Box

Curious how I put this together or want a closer look at how the box works?  Check out the video!  

Material List:

KaDoodle Bug Christmas Ponies Trina Walker
Polkadoodles Distressed Wood Pattern Paper Download
Embossing Folder
Fishing Line
Wired Ribbon from Stash
Jingle Bells from Stash
CTMH Gems (Retired)
Adhesives:  ATG, Fabri-Tac, Double Score Tape, Bearly Art Precision Art Glue
Cricut Design Space: Design and Print Then Cut; Offset
Cricut Access: Tags, Bags, Boxes and More; To/From Sentiment from Winter Woodland
Cricut Standard Mat Cricut Maker

My project is off to the following challenges:  

Christmas Crafts All Year Round:  AG Christmas/Holiday 
Critter Crazy:  AG with a featured critter
We Love 2 Create:  AG Mixed Media
little red wagon:  Bohemian Rhapsody (love that song!) My elements are:  Die cutting, embossing, bow making, box making, gems, jingle bells, ribbon, ink, layering) 
As You Like It:  Fav Person to Craft For...My grandgirl!  It's fun to get out the sparkles, glitter, and gems and create something "over the top"!
Crafty Catz:  Make Them Smile
Aloha Friday:  Christmas/Winter Animals
Christmas with the Cuties:  SOMETHING - Die Cut
Moving Along with the Times:  Christmas Animals
Crafty Calendar:  Christmas Themed
Sparkles:  Winter Animals

Be sure to visit  Anything Goes in a Card-free Zone 
for all the details about the challenge and 
to check out all the creative inspiration from the DT and participants!

Thanks for stopping by!  Make yourself at home and feel free to peruse other posts/pages, leave a comment, and/or check out my Pinterest and YouTube Channel.      


  1. Yes! Thanks for sharing at FarmQuest General Store! Awesome project! I always enjoy reading, watching, and finding all the layers and details you pack into your creations! :) Becca

  2. Such a super box - and your woodgrain paper is just perfect behind your Christmas pony! Super combination!

    Thanks for joining us for our “Bohemian Rhapsody" challenge at Little Red Wagon this week!

    Small Bits of Paper

  3. This is stunning!

    Thanks for playing along at both MAWTT and Creative Moments,

    Hugz Tinz

  4. Lovely gift box, Katrina! Thank you for sharing your Talents with us at Jan's Digi Blog Challenge.
    (Owner & Illustrator of Jan's Digi Stamp Shop)

  5. Lovely gift box and thanks for sharing at crafty catz

  6. A fabulous box and impressive bow. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at Critter Crazy Challenge this week. Good Luck. I hope to see you again in our next challenge.
    Faith A DT

  7. What a wonderful way to present a gift. Thanks so much for joining us over at As You Like It Challenge!

  8. Lovely christmassy image! Thank you for entering at Ceative Moments Challenge Blog, Leona

  9. Lovely!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR 'ROUND challenge!!! I appreciate that you play along and I enjoy visiting your blog!! Have a happy crafty day!! Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  10. Beautiful! Caroline DT- Aloha Friday Challenge

  11. So precious. Thanks for joining us for this month's A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge. All the best!
    --- DT Gina Ang ---
    A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge for December #12-2023

  12. Great gift box - such a great idea.

    Thanks for joining us at Jan's Digi Stamp Challenge and Happy New Year.

    Helen x