This Bag Rocks!

I ordered my own brown bag so I could see it in person!  I like this little thing.  It seems tough and sturdy and durable.  It does remind me of burlap so it’s not exactly a sleek or refined type of item.

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It sits upright on its own and it holds its shape without sagging or falling over or bending.

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I jammed all of these books in it before heading to the library.

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I was delighted to discover that it would hold a regular 3-ring binder.  This opens up tons of possibilities with this bag.  This is the small gift bag, so I wasn’t expecting it to hold numerous things, but it easily carried the 3-ring binder, 3 library books that I needed to return, and my planner and my phone.  With all of those things in the bag, it did not fall over, but just sat there waiting for me to grab it and run out the door!

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At the last-minute, I threw in my wallet as well, and tucked it under the planner.  Everything still fit and I could grab the handles comfortably to carry it out to my car!

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I think this bag will hold up to a lot of wear and tear.  It is probably not going to show smudges or scratches.  I think it’s a great little bag and I’m glad I bought one for myself!

“ENJOY” the Chocolate…Gift Bag

Let’s talk about these gift bags. They did not reach out and grab me, as I have not placed an order for one yet. I really wasn’t that sure what they were supposed to be for, as I couldn’t imagine giving someone a gift in a drab brown bag, with a big massive Erin Condren logo on it. I just couldn’t marry that idea and feel like it would produce any good results.

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Photo by Connie Martinez

But then Connie took the plunge, and ordered a small gift bag, and posted pictures of it in the Erin Condren Fan Club group on FB. And the pictures caught my eye. The Life Planner fits perfectly into the small gift bag, and the bag itself is sturdy and has space for more than just the planner. I asked her to give me details, and here is what she said…

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Photo by Connie Martinez

“They are lined with a type of vinyl…I poured water on the outside and it did not leak through…burlap feel…6 inch drop handles…comes with tissue paper…you chose one of 8 colors (red, purple, bright blue, orange, hot pink, yellow, green, and metallic gold)…gold is metallic, not flat…plenty of room for Washi, pens, Life Planner, and more…large 31 zipper pouch fits nicely…will work as a small purse.”

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Photo by Connie Martinez

Hmm…with all of that info, I think I might need to order one of these bags! I saw someone else mention that they would be good for grocery bags. Now, I can marry that idea! I’ll have to look up the large version of this bag and see what the dimensions are.

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Photo by Connie Martinez

I will seriously be considering this bag of chocolate goodness. It’s definitely rustic, which fits right in with my country home and country lifestyle. And I do love the message on the bag…ENJOY!

Tell me if you have one of these gift bags. What do you use it for? Would you order one again? What do you like best about it?

Can’t wait to hear from you!! ~Kristy