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Make a cute fun Christmas Stocking from a paper bag!
This is something I thought would be cute to do for my boyfriend, my Mom use to make these for people during secret Santa. This is really my first try, but I thought it turned out alright and it's a cute idea!

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  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take a paper bag!

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then rip open the bottom of the bag.

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then Lay it down flat and draw your boot shape.

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut out your boots.

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 5
    Step 5

    You can crinkle them if you want, it adds some character and helps to hold its shape.

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold the top of the boots down to make cuffs and then staple the sides together.

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 7
    Step 7

    You can paint your stockings any color you want or you can Mod Podge magazine pictures to it (you have to Mod Podge it any way)

    I just used water color paints, acrylic is better to use though, but I didn't have any acrylics paints :C

  • How to make a Christmas stocking. Paper Bag Christmas Stocking - Step 8
    Step 8

    Then I glued cotton balls around the cuffs and then I mod podge'd it so it has a nice shine and holds its shape. I added a little glitter too, but you can't really tell.

    Then tad da! You have your Christmas stocking made out of a paper bag!

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