Make your own personalised Christmas gift bags

This festive season, create your own personalised Christmas gift bags.
Make your own Christmas gift bags

This Christmas, create your own personalised bags for gifts or make multiple bags for a homemade hanging advent calender. The bags are so simple to make and a great craft project to do with the kids!

We created the gift bags with a little help from a Punch and Score board, available now from Warehouse Stationery.



Use the Punch Board to cut your paper to size.

**Step 1

**Choose the size bag you wish to create – the guide gives you the break down on the actual punch board. Trim the paper to the desired size.

**Step 2

**Punch the paper using the guidelines by pressing firmly on the punch.

Score the paper for your gift bag along the specified lines.

**Step 3

**Score the lines on the specified lines.

**Step 4

**Shift paper left and continue the punching process.

**Step 5

**Punch the holes for the bag handles.

**Step 6

**Fold and glue to complete the bags. Thread your chosen ribbon through the bag handle holes.

Create multiple bags for a hanging homemade advent calender.

**Step 7

**The finished bag can be used for gifts or make multiple bags to create a hanging advent calendar. Place a treat inside each advent bag and hang from twine using mini pegs.

For full instructions, take a look at this gift bag how-to video here.

For more great craft ideas, take a look at make your own no sew tutu here.

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