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[ZAZZLE] Wrapping Paper Bow Tutorial + Giveaway!

Zazzle.com , if you don’t know, is a great website to create and sell your own merch like shirts, mugs, phone cases, etc. and I have recently made my own called Whirlybirds! I have made some Rilakkuma wrapping paper just in time for the holidays and I’ve made a video on how to make this cute wrapping paper bow!

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Green Bear Wrapping Paper
Green Bear Wrapping Paper by whirlybirds
Browse more Cute Wrapping Paper at Zazzle
Red Bear Wrapping Paper
Red Bear Wrapping Paper by whirlybirds
Find more Rilakkuma Wrapping Paper at Zazzle

 

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The nice people at Zazzle have also allowed me to do a giveaway of this AMAZING ZIPPER POUCH!!!! This is also for sale in my store, and it is of great quality, really, it is so soft and well made, you know that it will last a long time.

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Molly Wristlet
Molly Wristlet by whirlybirds
Check out other Molly Bagettes Bags at zazzle.com

To enter this giveaway, all you have to do is comment down below and let me know what your favorite item in my store is, or what you think I should add to it! Winner will be chosen randomly on 12/15/13.

Also don’t forget to use the promo code HOLLYCOPTER1 for 10% off now through December 25, 2013!

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Happy Natural Time Rilakkuma Matchbox + Pouch

I used to be very heavily active in the online trading community, Swap-bot, and matchboxes were very popular! All you do is decorate the matchbox and then fill it with goodies! I made a 250 count matchbox (the bigger one) for my friend Chelsie on Youtube and I since we both love the new Rilakkuma series Happy Natural Time I decided to go with it as a theme! I love how it turned out!

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I used this awesome ribbon set I had gotten at Michaels and it had all the fun teal ribbon and it was I think a dollar which was AMAZING! Anyways, I drew the same kind of pattern that in on the stationery for this series. I recreated the cook book from the re-ment for the top (it’s a smaller matchbox) and I filled it with a little deer cookie and a muffin I made using a piece from the re-ment as well.

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I filled it with this super cute deer charm from Michaels, some deco tape, a handmade tart (I show it in the video below, for some reason i didn’t take a picture), some buttons of the series and other fun items for her. It was fun filling it with items that fit the theme!

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Lastly I made this little zipper pouch. I used the wallpaper from the San-x website and printed on printable fabric to make it. I should have set the ink before sewing because the ink smeared and got faded 🙁 I remember to do that next time. Overall I’m happy with how it turned out!

Here is the video showing everything in more detail: