Recylced Gift Bag
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Recylced Gift Bag

Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Craft Smart® All Purpose Glue
  • Cereal Box
  • Scrapbook Paper- Colors of Choice
  • Buttons of Choice
  • Hole Punch
  • Ribbon of Choice
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Recollections™ Boutique Fleur Paper Flowers – Mulberry
  • Terrifically Tacky Tape®
  • Recollections™ Tape Runner

Project Instructions

  1. Carefully take cereal box apart and cut top from box.
  2. Refold the box so that the outside is now the inside. Use Terrifically Tacky Tape® to reassemble.
  3. Measure front and back of box and cut paper ¼" smaller.
  4. Attach paper to box with tape runner.
  5. Measure sides and cut paper ¼" smaller and attach with tape runner.
  6. Punch two holes at each top side of box for handles.
  7. Thread ribbon through holes tying knot at each end to secure for handles.
  8. Cut paper 3" wide as center trim paper. Glue in place.
  9. Glue mulberry flowers in center of paper as shown and embellish with button.


Any cardboard box will work great for this project.