DIY "Glory" Gift Bag

A good Monday morning to you all! I hope you had a good crafty weekend!

Today, I have a quick & easy tutorial showing you how to make this lovely gift bag! 

I was trying to decide what I wanted to make, and I realized that it's almost the fourth of July! Liberty. We don't know that here in the Netherlands, but it looks to me like a fun time to create a little gift bag for you to bring with you for your friends & family with a little gift inside!

Of course, I used the Glory Paper collection!

                                     First cut a piece paper 7.5" x 11.5"
Make score lines for the small sections size 1" by 6" Make on the longest section size 4" So score at -5.5"- 9.5"- 11"

Fold along the one inch line to the inside and then fold the vertical lines and glue the smallest strip.

Fold the bottom of your bag like it is on the photo.

Add some glue to it and the bag is almost ready.

We are missing the handles so cut two strips from 9" x 1" and fold them, now you have two strips of 9"x 0.5" Add some glue and put them on the bag.

I also made a little dimensional star. To make this, cut a star out of the patterned paper and score the lines. After that fold them, then add some foam tape to it.

And your bag is ready!

You can also add some pieces paper to the front with some detail stickers to make a little tag. The tag itself is a sticker, I took the sticker and put it on paper, then I cut around the sticker and added an eyelet.

I hope I was able to give you a little inspiration! From the Netherlands I wish you all a great 4 July with lots of fun with family and friends!

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Products Used:
Authentique: Glory collection 12 x 12 papers, Detail stickers


  1. Loes...this bag is so cute! Thanks for sharing!

  2. You've made an adorable bag! And I LOVE the Glory paper! Thank you for sharing!
    Brenda Savage

  3. Yeah, this is great. I'm going to share it. Your directions are fantastically easy.

  4. I love this paper line. I hope to have it. That's a great project. Easy to follow along and a beautiful bad at the end. I just love Authentique!

  5. So very unique and beautiful!

  6. Héél mooi Loes! Het papier is sowieso prachtig, maar wat een leuk item heb je er mee gemaakt. Ik had verwacht dat je een bestaand tasje had beplakt, maar zelfs de tas heb je zelf in elkaar gezet! Heel creatief!

  7. Nice paperbag! Love THE colors of THE paper!
    X Lea

  8. nice done loes. we loves this bag.
    the paper is perfect for this.

    loves the twins.

  9. When I saw this lovely bag my mind wandered to a Mini album. I am going to use this as a cover!!!! Thanks!!

  10. Lovely bag I hope I was able to give you a little inspiration I am gratified to catch a glimpse of your blog I conceptualize it It is an fascinating blog its your gratefulness for capitulating and giving out with us. Gift Paper Bags


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