“Anything Goes” Link Party!

September 15th, 2014 § 2 comments

pi-header-mainGood Monday Morning! We have some exciting news to share with you. We’ve teamed up with Paper Issues this month to do a Link Party! The theme is “Anything Goes!” The Paper Issues Design Team is going to be showing us some of their Whisker Graphics creations.  Please join us by linking up and showing off some of your favorite projects made with Divine Twine, Bitty Bags or any of our products! The party goes through 9/28/14 and one lucky participant will receive a Goody Bag full of Whisker Graphics products! For all of the details, please see the Paper Issues blog HERE. Have fun and good luck!

Halloween Treat Bag

September 13th, 2014 § 2 comments

Here’s a fun idea for those of you working on your Halloween Party Plans. Carmen, from WG headquarters, threw together this darling Halloween Treat Bag. You could also use this as an envelope for your party invitation.  Wouldn’t it be perfect for a Witches Party? Carmen made a tassel from Solid Orange Divine Twine and wrapped it around a twig. Voila – you have a broom. The Polka Dot Petite Sticky seals the Bitty Bag. Who says you can’t wear polka dots with stripes!

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Scrapbook with Bitty Bags

September 11th, 2014 § 4 comments

Hi everyone! Today’s Design Team Member, Amy Tsuruta, in addition to being a card making guru, is also a Project Life scrapbooker. Here’s a cool layout she has created with our new Gold Metallic Middy Bag as her base. She cleverly uses this one to house her “Happy Mail”. The next layer peeks beneath it. Flippable layers are a fun and functional technique for scrapbooking.

WG PL happy mail

The striped tag is perfect for journaling and the photo of the various shades of  Divine Twine provides a coordinating pop of color for the page.

WG PL dream in color tag

Supplies:
Metallic Gold Horizontal Stripe Middy Bag
Plain White Little Bitty Bag
Solid White Divine Twine
Divine Twine  Solids shown: Coral, Light Pink, Orange and Purple
Gold Glitter Card Stock
Vintage Doily
Vellum Paper
Chickaniddy Crafts Paper and Stickers

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

Metallic Gold Gift Bag and Favor Set

September 9th, 2014 § 2 comments

Here’s a  lovely combination of color by design Team Member Rachel McAffee. She pairs our new Metallic Gold Bitty Bags with Teal Divine Twine for a fun yet sophisticated look. The Horizontal Striped bag is cleverly sewn into the larger Glassine bag creating a soft, layered effect.  And what a presentation for the Rock Candy! Together, these make a great gift bag and favor combo or can be used as party decor to add pizzazz to your table settings or candy buffet. Don’t you just love the use of a bottle to hold the Rock Candy Sticks? Once the candy is gone, the bottle can be re-used as a vintage bud vase. Oh the possibilities!

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Supplies:
Metallic Gold Chevron Middy Bag
Metallic Gold Horizontal Stripe Middy Bag
Metallic Gold Polka Dot Little Bitty Bag
Glassine Bags
Solid Teal Divine Twine
Gold Sequins
Glass bottle
Teal Tissue Garland
Glitter Heart Stickers
Clothes Pin
Rock Candy Sticks

To see more photos and details for creating this lovely set, please see Rachel’s blog at fawnprints.

Fall Catcher: Nature’s Mobile

September 4th, 2014 § 1 comments

Although we are still enjoying the balmy, A.K.A. hot, days of summer here in Northern California, Fall is quickly approaching and Design Team member, Kerstie Pedersen, has a clever way of ushering it in! With treasures from her son’s nature collection and Striped Petite Stickys she creates her “Fall Catcher”. I love how the petite stickys look like mini lanterns when suspended from the branch!

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Supplies:
Solid Yellow Divine Twine
Yellow Stripe Petite Stickys
Washi Tape
Yellow Polka Dot Bitty Bag
Stick
Bits of Nature
Scissors

For more pics as well as complete details on constructing your own “Fall Catcher” please see Kerstie’s blog.

New Solid Teal Divine Twine!

August 27th, 2014 § 3 comments

Look what just arrived at Whisker Graphics Headquarters! It’s our Solid Teal Divine Twine. 4 Strands of Solid Color – yum! We like how it pairs with our Plain Kraft and Brown Kraft Bitty Bags.

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It also plays nicely with some of our other paler shades of solid twine for a soft and subtle look.

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Hop on over to the shop to see these and all 38 shades of Divine Twine!

Summertime Gift Bag

August 26th, 2014 § 1 comments

With still a few weeks of summer left, here is a fun packaging idea from Design Team member Heather Pulvirenti. In bold shades of green, yellow and pink, the Solid Color Divine Twine makes this popsicle pop! Tucked in the card stock is a yellow polka dot Bitty Bag that is the perfect whimsical coordinate for holding a gift or treat.

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Supplies:
Solid Yellow Divine Twine
Solid Deep Pink Divine Twine
Solid Green Divine Twine
Green Apple Divine Twine
Yellow Polka Dot Bitty Bag
Gray, Fuchsia, White and Kraft Woodgrain Card Stock
Treat Bag Die
Ice Cream Die
Scallop Die
Enamel Dots

For more details on this project as well as other clever ideas by Heather, please see her Blog.

More New Bitty Bags!

August 21st, 2014 § 1 comments

Last week we showed off the new glittery, Gold Metallic Bitty Bags. This week, we’d like to give you a peek at two others that hit the shelves.

Navy Horizontal Stripe Middy Bags – 5 x 7.5″
The fresh, crisp look of  bold Navy on white kraft is perfect for nautical themed parties. For a patriotic flair, pair these bags with our Air Mail, Cherry, Solid Red or Solid Navy Divine Twine. We also love how they play so happily with any of our Yellow Bitty Bags.

Light Pink Polka Dot Middy Bags – 5 x 7.5″
Soft, pale pink is a lovely addition to the existing line of Polka Dot Middys. Although our Hot Pink Polka Dots are very popular, sometimes a subtler shade is in order.  We also carry Light Pink in the convenient 6.25 x 9.25″ Bigger Bitty Bag size in both Polka Dot and Diagonal Stripe so mixing and matching is easy!

All of our New Bitty Bags are in stock and ready to ship. Just place your order on our website and we will promptly get them out to you.

Cheers!

Quick Gift Idea: Drop off Treat Bags

August 19th, 2014 § 1 comments

Here’s a little something to brighten anyone’s day. Super creative Design Team Member, Landee Anderson, has crafted drop off goodie bags using various designs and colors of Bitty Bags laced up with Divine Twine. Fill with candy, cookies or the snack of your choice, and surprise someone who could use a little “Tweet”.

Tweet Bags Gift Idea

Supplies:
Middy Bitty Bags™ - assorted
4″ Doilies
Divine Twine™ – shown in Solid Deep Pink and Solid Green
Chick Petite Stickys
Just a Little “TWEET” Printable

To download the printable and see step-by-step instructions for making your “Tweet” bags, please see Landee’s blog at landeeseelandeedo.

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.

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