About this project
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Time
Time:0h15
Difficulty
Pretty Easy
Crafts
Papercraft

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Turn a sheet of parcel paper or gift wrap in to a cutesy gift bag.



Instructions

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a long rectangle of paper.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the paper in two places leaving a short middle section and two longer sections at either side.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut two more strips of paper that are slightly wider than the middle section and slightly higher than the two sides.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the edges of the strips in so that the strips match the size of the middle piece.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the bottom of the strips up so that they match the size of the sides of the main piece. Snip out the square made by the two fold on the edges of the strips.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 6
    Step 6

    Glue the bottom fold of the strips to the middle section of the main strip of paper.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 7
    Step 7

    Glue the folded edges to the side pieces and leave to dry.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gift Bags - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add handles out of ribbon, string or paper ribbon.

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Comments

Queen.Of.Dorks
Queen.Of.Dorks · United Kingdom, GB
cool,
im saving money on christmas already!
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Queen.Of.Dorks
Queen.Of.Dorks · United Kingdom, GB
cool,
im saving money on christmas already!
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Carly Lawrence
Carly Lawrence · Campbell River, British Columbia, CA
Your giftbag looks great! You could make it out of different paper too, if the paper is thick enough. You could aslo decorate the parcel paper to individualize! Happy
FUN!
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joan  w.
joan w. · Caerphilly, Wales, GB
very well instructed
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Nuhbe  .
Nuhbe . · Escatrón, Aragón, ES · 1 project
Hey girl!!! I love your lunch box! Where did you buy it?
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