Sweet Tote

Today I travelled down the big hill to run the Sweet Tote class.  I love meeting with these ladies every couple of weeks as they have not only become lovely customers but they’ve also become great friends – I love that about Stampin’ Up! as running the classes I do I have made so many new wonderful friendships so Stampin Up! is not just stamping but friendships we build along the way.

sweettote2Here’s the gorgeous little Tote we made today – and complete with Chocolate Wafer Fingers! The handles are made from the 5/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon and inserted through Jumbo Eyelets inserted using the Crop-a-Dile.

This is one that I made from a tutorial from the lovely Becky Roberts and you can download the tutorial for this Tote-ally Awesome Tote here.

It was Becky that I got the tutorial for the mini backpacks a little while back so she really does have some great ideas and wonderful creations on her blog.

On the side of the tote you see here there are 3 little pockets which you can put all sorts of treats in or gift cards or vouchers. I have the Chocolate Wafer Fingers in the two outside pockets and a pack of tic-tacs in the middle pocket.

SweetTote1Turn the Tote around and we have one long pocket.

In this pocket we have a covered long post it note pad and a biro/pen which we screwed the end of and inserted some matching Sweet Always Designer Series Paper and tied some co-ordinating ribbon around the barrel of the pen.

Open the Tote up and we have a four cards – two of two different designs.


There are two sections made from acetate which hold the cards in but with the acetate being clear its not so easy to see.

Although there are a few ‘fiddly’ bits all the ladies were very happy with their finished Tote and I know that whoever they decide to give it to will love it immensely!

We had lots of fun today and I’m back there again on Monday for one of their Stamp A Stacks.

Till next time …..


About Author

I am Leonie and live in Campbelltown in Sydney's South West.
I love to create with stamps, ink & paper! I do hope you like what I create and love your comments.
I also enjoy (and run on) Coffee! I also collect Charlie Bears

Stampin' Up! has been a huge part of my life since 2006 and such a big blessing to me and my family!!

Thanks for stopping by :)

(7) Comments

  1. Awesome. This is just fabulous. What a great little gift.

  2. What a terrific tote!! AWESOME!!!!

  3. This is cool what a great job! It looks fantastic may need to case it! Steph X

  4. Love this tote. I get a few of her patterns and they are awesome! TFS

  5. Dotty says:

    WOW!!!!! This is GREAT!!!!!

  6. I am in awe of your Aussie awesomeness!!!! What a great project. WELL DONE!

  7. i love this tote leonie. it looks great with the sweet always dsp. i cased becky’s original with the parisian dsp. great job.


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