Using some beautiful ribbon that had been gifted to me some time ago, hard to part with! Sakura punchouts from hand-coloured tissue that had been vliesofixed onto sturdy paper. and with a little bit of bling added to the centres. Basic Grey 'Blush' paper for the main part of the bag.
This is a beautiful embossed paper from PaperSource/Australia.
Perhaps templates for this or a similar handbag card is already available on the net somewhere. If you know where, please let me know so I might include it in this post for others.
They do open up from the bottom end, and have an insert with a Martha Stewart border punch edging.
Happy Ending: Diana Enns, blogger at Crafts and Adventures from the Enns, and moderator of The Scrapbook Lounge has forwarded me this link to Mirkwood Designs site, with another lovely "Purse" template here. Enjoy! Thanks to Diana; much appreciated.