Monday, December 3, 2012

Wine Gift Bags

I love to give homemade, but sometimes the Christmas season gets a bit overwhelming and completely homemade just isn't always possible. At times like this, I still like to add a small homemade twist to my gifts. Whether it be in the form of a homemade card, a small homemade addition, or something fun and homemade with the wrapping.
I went with homemade wrapping with these bottles of wine I am giving this season. A simple muslin bag with a stamped message and some Christmas chotchkies add a homemade touch to this store bought gift.
(Just make sure to check a few things out when you are working on this project. #1. Make sure you allow extra fabric. Maybe even make a sample first. (These babies fit like a glove, I tell you. In other words, another 1/4 inch would have been much better.) #2. Always check that you are spelling the words correctly. (With two little ones running around while I worked on this project, it took Mr. Cherry's watchful eye to catch that I had forgotten the "g" in jingle. Don't worry, all fixed now.)
If you are looking for some other homemade Christmas gift ideas, you can check out my Homemade Holiday series from last year.

Homemade Holidays Week One (This is a huge list of presents I have made over the years.)
Homemade Holidays Week Two (Ruffled Tote)
Homemade Holidays Week Three (Fabric Luggage Tags)
Homemade Holidays Week Four (Coordinates Frame)
Homemade Holidays Week Five (Tea Wreath)
Homemade Holidays Week Six (ABC Cards)
I am linking up to the Dare to DIY series from the fabulous ladies atDecor and the Dog, Maybe Matilda, Newly Woodwards, and Two Twenty One.


Erin said...

Love the bags! I do a lot of wine gifts too, and this would be perfect for them.

DecorandtheDog said...

Handmade and wine. Can you go wrong? The jingle bells are a nice touch. Good work. Thanks for joining the Dare to DIY this week!

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~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

Such cute bags!! Happy week to you! xx Holly

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

These are adorable! I love how you stamped them, and I could see these becoming part of holiday decorations in future years.

Thank you so much for linking up to Dare to DIY! You always have such great projects to share.

ournextgreatadventure said...

These are so fun! Perfect way to turn a bottle of wine into a real gift.

Emily said...

Kristi! These are so cute and they look totally doable! A bottle of wine is one of my favorite gifts to receive, but in a cute Jingle or Jolly bag? Even better :)

Altax said...

Awesome!!! These looks very cute.

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