Easy Happy Mail.

Posted by Michelle on October 15th, 2018

Fall is officially here which means the holidays are going to be here in a jiffy.  I love sending smiles across the miles, but with the to-do list being long and time being short, I’m always trying to find ways to maximize efficiencies.  Jazzing up a plain paper sack, with a personal touch, fits the bill.

First up is a little feel-good package I put together for a friend.  I designed an image on my phone, printed it out at Walgreens, and then put it on the front of a Brown Paper Middy Bitty bag along with some stickers.

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A friend of mine took a really cool fall picture of the Capitol here in Boise, Idaho and I asked her if I could use it to send happy mail.  She said yes, so I added some words to it and adhered it too to the front of a Brown Paper Middy Bitty bag to easily and affordably send pictures to family across the country.

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And lastly, I thought I’d share a quick shot of a gift box I am putting together to ship for Christmas.
To add some crafty in the midst of all the standard wrapping paper, I used various red and gold bags from Whisker Graphics, and tied some off with Divine Twine.

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This time of year is my favorite!


Birthdays are my Favorite.

Posted by Michelle on September 8th, 2018

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Birthday season for us ramps up in May and goes through October.  Which is perfect because then it gives way to the holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Easter.  We had a family birthday at the beginning of this month and I craftpackaged all of her gifts.  Starting with some fun face masks packaged in a red polka dot Bigger Bitty Bag from Whisker Graphics.

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I simply adore the Casablanca pattern on these yellow Middy Bitty Bags.  It’s fancy, but you can still make it fun.

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A Gold Metallic Bigger Bitty Bag topped with a diecut, and a gold clip to go with.

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(I buy the big roll of tickets at the party store for like $5 and use it on craftpackaging all the time.)

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This notebook Middy Bitty Bag takes me back.
I have a Dymo labeler that I use for personalizing and it’s a natural pairing for the notebook pattern, don’t you think?

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Birthday Happy Mail.

Posted by Michelle on July 30th, 2018

I’ve got some birthday happy mail to send out this month and wanted to crafty up my wrap a little bit.
Bitty Bags from Whisker Graphics always make it super easy to do.

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This first package I kept super simple. Summer colors, and a pretty clean look.
I attached a large colored tag, topped it with some diecut HAPPYs, and then finished it off with a button.
Easy peasy.

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I went a little fancier on this next package.
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I keep a paper bow template set in my craft drawer and decided to bring it out and use some gift wrap remnant to make a bow to top my package with.
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Aren’t paper bows just the best?!
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Here’s a shot of some crafty wrap I did for another birthday.
I used this super rad Casablanca bag, topped it with some tickets, another HAPPY diecut, a gold heart sticker, and a little wooden star.
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Birthdays.  They are the BEST.


50th Birthday.

Posted by Michelle on July 14th, 2018

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We have a big birthday in our family this month, and I thought it’d be fun to personalized and craftify some of the gifts.
I started out with these Polka Dot Bigger Bitty Bags from Whisker Graphics.

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I topped them off with a large gift tag stamped with a birthday sentiment and then added some die cut 50s to them.

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And lastly, I tied them off with some Divine Twine.

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Super easy, super fun, and now we’re ready to party!


Easter Happy Mail.

Posted by Michelle on March 26th, 2018


The Easter Bunny will be here this weekend! – are YOU ready?
I put together some fun little packages to send to my niece and nephew in California.
Super easy, and super fun.


I started by die-cutting some baskets. I’ve purged a lot of crafting supplies over the years, but one of the things that I kept was this basket die.  I figured Easter (of course), and baby showers and bridal showers, and May birthdays and Mother’s Day.


And then I added a strip of patterned paper to my basket to add some more interest and tied my basket off with some Divine Twine.


I laid my basket out on top of a large white tag, and topped it with a button.


And then I filled these Notebook-patterned Bitty Bags with all kinds of yummy goodness.


I had some leftover paper from my baskets and punched more little bunnies and added them to my bags as confetti.


Happy Easter!