How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.
I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Deck of cards = awesome, easy, romantic gift! - OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS. I actually made this for my honey for our anniversary a couple of years ago, but with Valentine's Day fast approaching, I thought I'd share.
This is so easy to make, but it has a lot of impact -- who wouldn't love to get this? I want to say right now that I am not claiming this idea as original. Unfortunately, I made it over 2 years ago and now cannot find the post/site/etc. where I found the inspiration. As I recall, the one I saw was far more elaborate than mine. If you have seen this before, please feel free to post links in your replies. Easy Cd Case ....NO Glue .... For Everybody.... We declare the world as our canvas. #34136. Posterplanter. Unbelievably Creative Hand-Made Artworks That Make You Say Wow.