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. 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.