Friday, February 22, 2013

DIY Pennant Gift Bag

Today I'm showing you an easy way to dress up a plain gift bag.

Pennants/bunting/banners are all the rage right now & this is such a simple little project you can do in such a short time.

Here's what you need:

1) A plain gift bag
2) Triangles cut from some pretty paper (I used my cricut to cut mine out)
3) A sewing machine
4) Glue

Feed your triangles through your sewing machine to attach them together. 
I did one long string & then cut off sections as I needed them, but you could just do several smaller sections too.

Arrange them on your gift bag.

Attach them to your gift bag. I used the glue runner I use for scrapbooking & card making.

That's it! So easy & pretty right? 

You can use whatever kinds of papers you want to go with a certain theme or age too!

I think this is perfect for a spring bridal shower, baby shower, or even for Easter.

And, as you can see, I have plenty more bunting left over for the next project! :)

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  1. Steph @ Crafting in the RainFriday, February 22, 2013

    What a cute way to dress up a bag!

  2. This is so cute! What a fabulous way to dress up a present and make it extra special! I am pinning :)

  3. This is totally adorable! What a creative soul you have!!!

  4. Nicky @, February 22, 2013

    Hello Steph!

    Thanks for commenting my blog! I love your gift bags, very creative!

    The color I painted my living room is by Dulux, endurance paint and the shade is "Javan dawn 5" <3

  5. How adorable! I love it--perfect color combo! I found you at the Sassy Little Lady Show and Tell Saturday Party. Thanks for sharing your project!

    ~Abby =)

  6. Christina @ I Gotta Create!Saturday, February 23, 2013

    Steph, that is the cutest party bag ever! Pinned it :)

    <3 Christina @ I Gotta Create!
    Wildly Original Link party is open.

  7. This is such a cute and easy idea! I am your newest follower via the TT&J Weekend Wrap-Up!

  8. Leisa @ Day by DaySaturday, February 23, 2013

    I love this! Great idea--thanks!!! :-)

  9. Adorable and so creative! I'm pinning this!

  10. love it!!!

  11. Completely adorable! What a fabulous use of left over scaps. Do you buy your plain craft bags in bulk? If so, would you share where? Thanks for the tutorial!

  12. This is so simple and lovely! Pinning now :) Thanks for linking up to The Weekly Creative.

    Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot

  13. This is adorable! What a great idea ;) I love it.

  14. What a pretty bag ~ love the colors and the pennants!

  15. So cute! I love pennants!

  16. I LOVE those mini buntings! So stinkin' cute. I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

  17. Cutest gift bag ever! Love it! Thanks for linking up to my Pin Me Party!

  18. Such a cute gift bag! Thanks so much for linking up at Riverton Housewives Round Up!

  19. Oh how cute is this!! I love it.

  20. Lyuba@willcookforsmilesFriday, March 01, 2013

    I love this idea!! I love how pretty and simple it is!

  21. packaging specialtiesFriday, March 15, 2013

    Nice gift bag. I like this design very much.

    Gift Bags and Boxes

  22. This is lovely - what a fab idea.

    I would love for you to link up at the Mommy Archive - we're focusing on all sorts of hand made bags this week, Alice x


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