14 Clever Things To Do With Paper Bags

14 Clever Things To Do With Paper Bags

Want to know what to do with all those paper bags that are tucked under the sink or stashed away in a cupboard?! Get crafting!

With this amazing collection of ideas you can transform a boring bag into a beautiful vase, some decorative gift wrap or even use it to re-do the flooring in your house!

DIY Paper Bag Vase – Display your flowers in a unique and beautiful way with this paper bag vase. It’s easy to make and you can have any design you want…get creative!

Paper Bag Ribbon – Transform an ordinary paper bag into this decorative ribbon and use it to embellish your gift wrapping.

Brown Bag Place Mats – With just a handful of materials and a little bit of weaving, you too can create this attractive eco-friendly place mat.

Brown Paper Bag Scrap Book Album – This cute DIY is a great way to keep all of your favorite memories safe! The easy and inexpensive scrap book will not take long to make but you can spend hours flicking through it once it’s completed!

Paper Bag Picnic Utensil Holder –¬†If you want to create a more sophisticated picnic (or just stop the kids from eating everything with their hands!) then these ¬†picnic utensil holders are the answer. The simple design is easy to do, so everyone can have a go.

Hand Drawn Gift Wrap – Add a personal touch to your gifts this year by designing the wrapping paper yourself. We think that a pattern in silver pen drawn on a brown paper bag is the most effective!

Brown Bag Birds Nest – This simple project is a great way to get the kids interested in both recycling and crafting! Getting messy with shredded paper and glue…they’re bound to love it!

Transform Your Lunch Bags Into Paper Flowers – With detailed instructions and step-by-step photography, this tutorial could not be easier to follow! Use the flowers to decorate your home in any way you want…place card holders, garlands, they look great everywhere!

DIY Butterfly Paper Rice Tosser – Make any occasion more elegant with these beautiful rice tossers! You don’t just have to use them at a wedding, why not fill them with sweets and give them out as party favors?

Paper Bag Lanterns – Bring your home and garden to life at night with these ornate paper bag lanterns. Perfect to create a wonderful atmosphere, these will provide a fantastic feature.

DIY Grocery Bag Easter Basket – Weaving an Easter basket from recycled grocery bags is a fun craft that the little ones will love!

Paper Bag Flooring – We know it sounds crazy, but it’s true! You can give your home a stylish makeover with this super easy and affordable paper bag flooring.

Brown Bag Microwave Popcorn Trick – With this simple trick you will never have to buy microwave popcorn again!

Paper Bag Butterfly Wreath – This wonderful wreath will make your home look fantastic at any time of year and you won’t find an easier or more beautiful tutorial than this.

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