Saturday, March 17, 2012

Gift Bags

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 I did some searching on the Internet to look for a tutorial on making a gift bag for a birthday gift. I came across this simple one from You Tube here.

 The first bag I did is the black and white one with the birthday logos. I used gift paper to make this bag. I did nothing really fancy with it I just taped the top shut. The original instructions in the video trims the top with scrap booking scissors and punch holes with a hole punch for the ribbon. I own neither.

So I made a second one just using 8 x 11 computer paper. I printed an image on the paper to decorate the bag. I hand cut spikes on top and crocheted the handles and taped them in the bag.

The one with the 8 x 11 paper is not very big, it is the good size for gift cards, jewelery, or any small item. If I ever do craft shows again, I may make up these cute gift bags.


  1. You have some good looking bags there. Thanks for stopping by my blog too.

  2. Yes, great design, really creative, I really like the gift bags.

  3. woooowwwwwww... like your design..

  4. I love the little worm!

    Thanks for sharing at What's Cluckin! I hope you come back tomorrow to party again!


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