Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Penguin Bag Using Art Philosophy

You know, I just can't stop myself from making this cute little Christmas bags!  This one is a ... wait for it ... wait for it ...
a Penguin!!  And I made the whole thing with our exclusive Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge. 

Here are a couple of pictures:

Penguin Bag

Penguin Bag with Santa Hat

Penguin Bag - Side View

So the only other thing I needed to make this was cardstock!  I used Black, White Daisy, Cranberry, and Honey.  When I make more of these, I may change the Cranberry to Holiday Red which is a brighter cheerier red and the Honey to Sunflower for the same reason.

Okay, now for the details:

Bag:  p. 23  A3 shift font layer < Star1 > 5 1/2
Feet:  p. 32  B2 < Oval2 > 1"
Body:  p. 50 shift < Flower8 > 10 1/2"
          p. 50 shift layer < Flower8 > 10 1/2"
Arms:  p. 37 B7 shift < Heart2 > 3"
Scarf:  p. 68 E8 < Banner1 > 2" (cut 2)
Nose:  p. 49 C9 < Banner4 > 1"
Eyes:  p. 21 A1 < Circle1 > .3" and 1/2"
Hat:  p. 28 A8 < Shape11 > 2 1/2"
Hat Brim:  p. 36 B6 shift - decorative layer - < Shape2 > 1 1/2"

Note:  When you cut the body < Flower8 > at 10 1/2"  you will end up with 5 (five) bodies.  Do that for both pieces.  Then, before you cut them up, cut out the middle pieces or stems out of the black piece.  Once that's done, glue the 2 pieces together. Once glued together, you can cut out the penguin bodies 5 times.

For the scarf, you will also need to use your paper trimmer to cut out another piece of Cranberry (or whatever red paper you are using) at 9/16" x 3 1/2".  Once the scarf has been glued together on the penguin, then you can trim the sides.

For the arms, just take the heart shape you cut out and cut it in half.

Well, I think that's it.  I think I'm done with this boxes ... at least for now!  Have fun!


  1. awww this is soooo adorable!!!!

  2. What an adorable penguin bag:)

  3. This is soooo cute!!


  4. Soooo stinkin' cute! Thanks for sharing your adorable penguin bag with us on the Art Philosophy Blog Hop! *Ü*


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