BIG Paper Purse with a Circle Handle

BIG Paper Purse with a Circle Handle


Paper Accents Chipboard 6" circles (W130)

Brutus Monroe Cardstock  (your choice of color)

Score Board We R Memory Keepers (W146)

Teflon Bone Folder

Cutter Bee Scissors

Bearly Art Precision Craft Glue    (Art Glitter Glue when available)

Mintay Craft Paper: Merry & Bright 12x12 pack (B209)  (your choice of pattern)

Tim Holtz 12" Ruler

Double sided clear 10 mm sticky tape (D111)

Cutting Mat 12x18

Fiskars Craft Knife (D176)

Corner Rounder Chomper Crop Dial (W109)  (used with alternative handle not circled handle)

Stub & Scallop Crop-a-Dial Corner Chomper Tool (W148)

Velcro Fastener Dots (D117)

3-D Foam Squares

Buttons Galore  (your choice of color)

Bakers Twine  (your choice of color)



Base of Bag:  Cut one piece of your desired color card stock 9 1/2" x 5 1/2".  Score that cut piece 1" in all the way around. (So score piece at 8 1/2  and 4 1/2)

Sides of Bag:  Cut 2 pieces of your desired paper 12" x 8".  On the 12" top side of both pieces, measure in to 6" and draw a 1" line in. This will be the guide to help you cut your circle handle cutout in the bag. (Refer back to the video.)

Circle Handle: Trace and cut 4 color of your choice circle handles, using the chip board circle as your template.

Alternative Handle: Cut 2 pieces 12" x 1 1/4" of cardstock. (your choice of color) Score each piece long ways at 5/8". Fold in half on score line.  Apply double sided sticky tape on bottom of center of paper approx. 1 1/2" in on each side will be left open with no tape.

Closure for Purse: Cut 1 piece 2" x 6" of desired cardstock. 


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Katetrena Jenkins

Katetrena Jenkins

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