Tonic Studios Kensington Handbag - Karen

Hi again, haven't got around to blogging in ages but I've been very busy 'behind the scenes' although nothing to show you just yet so thought I'd share some more Handbags I made using the Kensington Handbag Die. These are so quick and easy to make and ideal for a small gift, some homemade sweeties or a gift card.

For the quilted look I cut the panels out of self adhesive faux leather and scored them using my Hougie Board.
The 'studs' are just Bright Gold Crystal Drops. I also cut the handles out of the same faux leather, sticking two together for each handle. Finished off with one of the sentiments from the Idyllics sets.

This was very simple showing that they can be made very quickly. I cut the main bag out of patterned card and added a large New Baby sentiment. The flower was made by die cutting the small heart 8 times, swapping the centres over and sticking them together overlapping as you go.

This was one of my favourites, I cut myself a stencil using the patterned panel and layer and cut out of thick Kraft card, I then used this as a stencil to stencil Black Soot Distress Ink through. I inked the edge of the panel and layered on to the bag, finishing with lots of bling :)

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