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New Year Countdown Bags Tutorial by Jill Cornell

These family friendly New Year countdown bags were made by Jill Cornell and she's going to show us in a step-by-step tutorial how to make them for your own family!

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NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN BAGS by Jill Cornell

Supplies: Pretty Parkway Paper (35800) – 5th & Frolic, Storytime Street Paper (35804) – 5th & Frolic, Cartwheel Court Paper (35806) – 5th & Frolic, Bowtie Boulevard Paper (35807) – 5th & Frolic, Little Moments Lane Paper (35808) – 5th & Frolic, Lark Lane Paper (35811) – 5th & Frolic, Dreamy Drive Paper (35820) – 5th & Frolic, Laughter Lane Paper (35821) – 5th & Frolic, Treasured Terrace Paper (35822) – 5th & Frolic, 5th & Frolic Printed Variety Tags (85599) – Bits, 5th & Frolic Scallop (93628) – Flutterbys, 5th & Frolic Pennant (93629) – Flutterbys, Fox Gold (53414) – Thickers, 5th & Frolic Ribbon Value 24 Pack (89427) – Premium Ribbon

Jill

1) Cut a piece of patterned paper to fit the front of a glassine or paper bag. Cut a strip of gold polka dot vellum and adhere it to the top of the bag. Cut 3-5 pieces of the stitched triangle or scallop banner Flutterbys and adhere them below the patterned paper.

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2) Cut out a Polaroid from patterned paper and edge it with gold ink. Add Thickers numbers to the Polaroid then adhere it to the bag with foam adhesive.

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3) Punch confetti from patterned paper and cardstock.

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4) Add sequins to the confetti pile (a little confetti goes a long way!).

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5) Place the confetti in the bag. Add patterned paper or cardstock to a tag with removable adhesive (this way you can reuse the tags on another project). Add a family activity to the tag. Tie ribbon in bow on top.

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6) Place the tag in the bag and fold the top over. Punch two holes through the top of the bag and tie ribbon through in a bow.

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7) Create as many bags and you want for your countdown and enjoy opening them up every hour!

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Thanks for the fun, easy, and fabulous tutorial Jill!