The Glassine Envelope

August 13th, 2014 § 7 comments

Don’t you just love the sight and sound of glassine bags? They’re smooth, sheer and crackle when you move them. This week’s Design Team member, Amy Tsuruta, has created such a lovely card tied up with a simple strand of Divine Twine. Why hide it?  She uses a glassine bag as her envelope to let the receiver get a sneak peek at  her creation. Our glassines come in two sizes and not only make the perfect envelope, but also perfectly line our Bitty Bags so giving baked treats is a breeze.

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For details on creating this lovely card as well as other ideas by Amy, please see her blog HERE.

Gold Metallic Bitty Bags are Here!

August 13th, 2014 § 2 comments

There is lots of excitement at Whisker Graphics headquarters today! Our new Gold Metallic Bitty Bags have arrived and they are absolutely beautiful! Glittery gold on bright white kraft makes these bags perfect for the holidays, weddings or any special occasion. Pair with our Gold Metallic Divine Twine or any of our Solid Divine Twines for sophisticated and stylish gift wrap or packaging. Available in 2 sizes and 3 designs. Mix, match and layer the bags for unique crafts or use as treat bags for a candy buffet. For the holidays or any day, they are fabulous!

5 x 7.5″ Metallic Gold Middy Bags – Chevron and Horizontal Stripe


2.75 x 4″ Metallic Gold Little Bitty Bags – Polka Dot and Chevron

Back to School Notebook Goodie Bags

August 12th, 2014 § 2 comments

It’s Back to School time! We are seeing ads everywhere announcing its arrival. In the spirit of the season, Design Team member Rachel McAffee creates these fun goodie bags to give to teachers or kids that are heading back to school. She used the Notebook Middy Bags (SO perfect for school themed projects!) and then tied little Divine Twine tassels onto each bag. I like how the vintage flashcards give them a classic, old-school feel. Stuff the bags with treats, pencils or other school supplies. It might just soften the blow for those kiddos (and teachers!) that are sad to see the lazy days of summer come to an end.

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Supplies:
Notebook Middy Bags
Red Chevron Petite Stickys
Divine Twine in Solid Green, Solid Yellow and Cherry
Mini Clips
Fabric Scraps
Vintage Flashcards
Shred Filler in Red and White
Enamel Dots

To see more on these Back to School bags and other projects by Rachel check out her blog at fawnprints.blogspot.com

Bitty Bag Shaker

August 7th, 2014 § 1 comments

Here’s a clever project by Design Team member, Amy Tsuruta. Using a piece of cellophane she creates a window in a Chevron Little Bitty bag. She adds sequins, seals up the top and voila! You have yourself a shaker.

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Add it to card stock and you have a shaker card. These multi-layered cards are all the rage and the Little Bitty Bags are the perfect size for making them.

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Supplies:
White Chevron Little Bitty Bag
Solid Bright White Divine Twine
Sequins
Card Stock
Scallop Paper Punch
Cellophane wrap/bag
Embossing Powder
Sentiment Sticker

For more on this project as well as other splendid card and packaging ideas, please see Amy’s Blog.

Petite Sticky Sale – 20% off!

August 1st, 2014 § 0 comments

All of our Petite Stickys are 20% off, now through Wednesday, 8/6/14.
Use these stylish 1″ stickers to:
* Embellish Bitty Bags
* Craft Cupcake Decorations
* Adorn Gift Tags
* Make Stationery
* Seal Envelopes
* Use as Tape for Gift Wrapping
* Dress up a Party or Shower
* Create Garlands with Divine Twine
* Decorate Place cards
* Garnish Candy Buffets
* Design Crafts

Our Pattern Petite Stickys come in Chevron, Stripe and Polka Dot and are available in 5 colors.

Our Traditional Petite Stickys come in Love Mail, Chick and Bird Silhouette.


Stock up on your favorites! Just go to www.whiskergraphic.com to place your order and we’ll ship within one business day. Hurry, the sale ends Wednesday night!

Polka Dot Party

July 31st, 2014 § 1 comments

Trendy, colorful polka dots are the theme of this party! Design Team member and party planner extraordinaire, Amy Cluck-McAlister, uses a wide array of Whisker Graphics products to make her party pop. Polka Dot Bitty Bags line the Mason Jars, Petite Stickys line the plates and White on Kraft Middy bags hold the party treats. What a fun way to celebrate summer!

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Supplies:
Polka Dot Petite Stickys
White Polka Dot on Kraft Middy Bags
Polka Dot Middy Bags
Colored Tags
Solid Orange Divine Twine
Mason Jars
Polka Dot Straws
Colored Tissue Paper
Wooden plates and Utensils

For detailed information on staging your polka dot party, plus other fun and fab party ideas, please see Amy’s Blog.

S’mores Summer Party Goodie Bags

July 24th, 2014 § 3 comments

Design Team member, Landee, takes a simple summertime treat and creates these smashing s’more goodie bags using white on brown kraft Bitty Bags. How cute are they?! Although marshmallow, chocolate and graham crackers are the standard fare, be creative and make your own signature s’more bags. Mine would most likely include a caramel or two! Any way you pack them, kids and adults alike will eat these up!

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Supplies:
White Horizontal on Kraft Middy Bags
White Polka Dot on Kraft Middy Bags
White Honeycomb on Kraft Middy Bags
Brown Sugar Divine Twine
3″ circle S’more label (Free download on Landee’s blog)
scissors or 3″ circle punch
small hole punch
Chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows

For a Free Download of the S’more label and other DIY ideas by Landee, please go to her blog at landeeseelandeedo.com.

Thinking of You Card Set

July 22nd, 2014 § 0 comments

Don’t you just love when a card is a gift in and of itself? Design Team member, Amy Tsuruta, has created just that with this red, white and blue coordinating card set.

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The Red and White Horizontal bag embellished with the lovely gift tag makes a fitting envelope for the card inside. Amy uses a heat embossing technique to add sheen and texture. Sharp!

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Supplies:
Red Horizontal Stripe Middy Bag
Large and Small Red Tag
Air Mail Divine Twine
Solid White Divine Twine
Assorted Card Stock and embellishments
Navy Fresh Ink
Clear Embossing Powder
White Zing

For more information on this project and other fun ideas by Amy, please check out her blog at tsurutadesigns.blogspot.com.

Circus Theme Mini Album

July 18th, 2014 § 1 comments

Happy Friday! This week’s guest designer, Betsy Skagen, takes advantage of all of our stripes, polka dots and chevron patterns to make a fabulous Mini Circus Album. Using Bitty Bags, Glassine Bags, Divine Twine and Petite Stickys Betsy creates a whimsical booklet chock full of pockets and surprises!

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Supplies:

For step by step instructions to make this fun project as well as other cool stuff by Betsy, please visit her blog, PaperCalliope.com. Enjoy your weekend!

 

Strawberry Sauce Hostess Gift

July 11th, 2014 § 0 comments

This Friday’s Guest Designer, Kerstie Pederson, has cooked up a yummy project for all of you canners and foodies alike. Although this Strawberry Rosemary Sauce sounds amazing, some of you might agree…it’s all about the packaging! This would make a perfect hostess gift for your next summertime soiree.

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Supplies:
Mason Jar of Strawberry Rosemary Sauce
Sweet Sticky Label
Small White Tags
Divine Twine in cherry
Bigger Bitty Polka Dot Bag
Doily
Vintage Spoon
Fine Tip Marker

For wrapping tips plus detailed instructions for making this sweet sauce, please see Kerstie’s Blog. Thanks Kerstie, you’ve inspired me to pick some strawberries!

Cheers ~ Joy

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