diy paper gift bags

Call me Santa!

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Hey hey! Hope you are having a nice December. I was stuck in the house with a fever for a whole week, but I must say I used my time productively. I got to spent some time with my mum, who also had a cold, and my dog, who I must say misses me the same if I leave for one hour or one week. And I’m slowly getting through my college books. And I decided it’s time to make Christmas presents. Buying them didn’t seem as a possibility, I’m still a bit skeptical when it comes to internet shopping and I think it’s nicer to give something you have made yourself. I must give my mum credits for the paper bags because she wanted them for her co-workers and when I was making them, I thought they would be appropriate for my gifts too. And if any of my friends is reading this, NO, there won’t be a single mention of what is in these bags 🙂

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We asked (forced seems like a strong word;)) my dad to by some simple brown eco-paper and I found this beautiful washi tape I bought last month. It’s such a simple procedure but the product is perfect, they look just like you’ve bought them in a store. I’ve found the procedure here.

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I ran out of washi tape so I had to think of something to replace the handles. I folded the top of the bag, perforated the paper and made a ribbon. Luckily, we always have a lot of colorful ribbons at home. You know that thing you use to hang your sweaters and T-shirts, next to the neck-line? We always cut them off, as we never use them, we usually fold the sweaters. They make the perfect (free) ribbons!

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Don’t they look cute! And you can make them in any size you want, so you can use this procedure to wrap every gift you bought or made.

Je t’embrasse,

Pia

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