Monday, December 7, 2015

Design your own Christmas bags


Christmas gift bags are easy to make and customize for your celebration. All you need are kraft bags (or recycled paper bags with handles), Glue Dots and cardstock. Designer Donna shows you how to make easy, custom gift wrap for your holiday.
Designed by: Donna Budzynski
Time: 25 Minutes
Level: Beginner
Size: 8” X 10”
Here’s what you need:
  • Ultra-Thin Glue Dots®glue-dots-christmas-gift-bags-supplies
  • Kraft bag
  • Cardstock – Canvas Corp farmhouse Christmas Stripe on Ivory
  • Twine
  • Red burlap scrap
  • Colored pencils
  • Gamsol – OPTIONAL
  • Paper trimmer
  • Small stapler
Here’s what you do:glue-dots-christmas-gift-bags-finished 
  1. Cut three strips from farmhouse Christmas.
  2. Cut red cardstock base to fit your wide strip.
  3. Adhere strip to red cardstock using Ultra-Thin Glue Dots.
  4. Adhere Happy Holidays and snowflake strips above and below middle strip.
  5. Color any areas on strips to add color – OPTIONAL blend with Gamsol.
  6. Using Prismacolor pencils draw some designs between the strips – OPTIONAL Blend.
  7. Attach red burlap with staple and tie twine around bag handle.
*This bag would be fun to do with the kids! Children are great at doodles!
 Either format of Ultra-Thin can be used for this project:

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