Make your own gift bags using recyclable bags from the store, or from wrapping paper, brown craft paper, butcher paper, or newspaper.
Gift bags are reusable and handy for quickly wrapping a present.
Here are clever ways to make them using easy to find materials.
Printable Popcorn Bag
A printable popcorn bag is a fun bag to use when you have a movie party at home. Or you can use it as a gift bag for a DVD and a microwave popcorn pack.
Simple Treat Bags
These simple brown bag treat bags have a nice country look. These bags are small, but you could use the same idea for a large brown grocery bag.
Use felt, fake fur and ribbon to make this quick and easy bottle bag. You could adapt colors and design to suit the holiday.
Backpack Gift Bag
This backpack gift bag requires extra time to complete, but has a detailed tutorial.
Scroll down to find a nice sturdy gift bag made with cardstock.
Lunch Bag Cover
Here’s a quick way to cover a plain lunch bag to look like a gift bag.
The 2,4,6,8 box is finished to look like a gift bag. The numbers are where you score the cardstock to fold it: at 2 inches, 4 inches, etc. Simple to do.
Cute Little Newspaper Gift Bags
Make these cute little newspaper gift bags. You could spray paint them or add cut out pictures… or just use the way they are.