Gift bags

18 Jan

So either I have a cold or I have the worst allergies ever.  I can’t tell.  It started off really differently from a traditional cold so I’m hopeful that it’s just allergies.  Which is really possible because on MLK day Sean and I raked leaves, cleaned the gutters, and probably stirred up all kinds of allergens.  Sean even climbed a tree to get on top of our roof since we don’t have a ladder. 

See?  Crazy.

But, the point of this post is not to talk about my allergies/cold or cleaning gutters, it’s to talk about the gift bags I made for my sister’s baby shower.  So, I went to Michael’s with an idea of what I wanted and just started looking down the aisles.  I stumbled on some blue gift bags, Martha Stewart stickers and the tiniest clothespins I have ever seen.

The stickers came in a variety of items, not just elephants as is my theme.   But, they were just too cute so I couldn’t leave them out.  And, the “Thanks so much” stamp was something I already had from Impress  So,  I just put them together and got this:

So there you have it, my little thank you bags.  Now I just need to fill them.  What would you want in your bag?

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21 Responses to “Gift bags”

  1. Kate 01/18/2011 at 9:40 pm #

    wow, these are adorable!!

  2. jackiesear 01/18/2011 at 9:59 pm #

    These are adorable!!

  3. Andrea 01/18/2011 at 9:59 pm #

    Um…hi, delurking here. :) I came her via Weddingbee.

    If I were filling these, I’d try to find some yummy smelling lotions or mini candles. Maybe some lip balm or lip gloss. Or you could make (buy?) some tasty cookies or treats. I hope you share what you ultimately decide on with us.

    • kelsey@mintedlife 01/19/2011 at 8:46 am #

      Yay for delurking!! And thanks for the suggestions. I will definitely let you all know what I put in them!

  4. Terri 01/18/2011 at 10:36 pm #

    LURVELY! :)

  5. morgana 01/18/2011 at 10:52 pm #

    LOVE them, great color combo….too cute!!

  6. serena @bigapplenosh 01/18/2011 at 11:05 pm #

    OMG LOVE these!!

  7. Sunny 01/19/2011 at 9:27 am #

    These turned out great. They are so sweet.

  8. Kimberly 01/19/2011 at 10:14 am #

    The gift bags are adorable!!!

  9. Steph 01/19/2011 at 10:18 am #

    Those are adorable! I have no idea what you could put in them.. some homemade cookies perhaps?

  10. Abby 01/19/2011 at 10:25 am #

    Super cute! If I were a guest, I’d love to seem them filled with a yummy home baked treat (chocolate chip cookies, perhaps?) and maybe a nice purse-sized hand cream (something that I keep trying to remember to buy for myself, but always forget).

  11. Mina 01/19/2011 at 11:27 am #

    these are sooo cute! they look amazing! i’m glad sean didn’t get hurt.

  12. Jessica 01/19/2011 at 1:43 pm #

    They’re awesome! I plan to link back to your blog when my sister has to throw my shower. ;)

    (PS –which won’t be for awhile. LOL!)

  13. Morgan 01/19/2011 at 2:39 pm #

    Such cute little bags! I’d love anything edible in them! :)

  14. Amy 01/19/2011 at 4:45 pm #

    these are so freakin’ cute! love love them.

  15. Nikki 01/19/2011 at 7:26 pm #

    So so adorable!! I just love them! I don’t know what you should put in them! Cookies?

  16. Jenna 01/19/2011 at 11:26 pm #

    These are the cutest things I’ve ever seen. The mini clothespins? Adorable and perfect!

  17. Lea 01/20/2011 at 8:11 pm #

    They’re adorable. I like lip stuff and Badger hand products.

  18. Lindsey 01/23/2011 at 12:27 pm #

    I just stumbled across your blog and I love, love, love it! I’m planning a baby shower for my sister as well, and these gift bags are perfect inspiration. Would you mind if I posted a picture of yours on my blog (in a post about baby shower inspiration) and linked back to you? If not, that’s fine too! Just wanted to check first.

    • kelsey@mintedlife 01/23/2011 at 12:40 pm #

      Aww thanks! And of course you can blog about it. Best of luck with planning the shower!

  19. kimberly michelle 01/27/2011 at 1:34 am #

    these are insanely adorable!

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