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How to make a boring paper bag into a pretty new gift bag

Make a Boring Paper Bag Into a Pretty New Gift Bag

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I have a white paper back from Crate&Barel. Lets make it pretty!

I have a white paper back from Crate&Barel. Lets make it pretty!

Have art supplies on hand

Have art supplies on hand

I chose the color brown. Doesnt matter what you choose.

I chose the color brown. Doesnt matter what you choose.

Paint your whole bag! I find that if I add a little water to my paint The paint is easier to spread and you get more paint out of it

Make sure if your bag has a logo to cover it fully!

Make sure if your bag has a logo to cover it fully!

Done!

Done!

Now get your Mod Podge out

Now get your Mod Podge out

Now put glue where you want to put your pretty scrapbook paper. Im choosing to cut up a bunch of different paper and creating a big rectangle

Now put glue where you want to put your pretty scrapbook paper. Im choosing to cut up a bunch of different paper and creating a big rectangle

Pretty paper!

Pretty paper!

Start laying out your paper as you like

Start laying out your paper as you like

Cut cut cut!

Cut cut cut!

Ok im done cuttin and pasting!

Ok im done cuttin and pasting!

Oops got paint on my hand! Now im taking these deco flowers. Im gonna put the small one on top of the big one to create a layer affect

Oops got paint on my hand! Now im taking these deco flowers. Im gonna put the small one on top of the big one to create a layer affect

I put it in the corner

I put it in the corner

Woot! We are done! Have fun and be creative!!

Woot! We are done! Have fun and be creative!!

  • Paint ( any color)
  • A paper bag
  • Scrapbook patterned paper
  • Extra decos
  • Mod Podge
  • Water
  • Paint brushes