How CUTE are these little gems?!  These are handmade small gift or favor bags made out of newspapers.  What a fun way for you to recycle and make something really cute for your wedding, bridal shower, party, or any special event

In case you don't want newspaper for your bags - such as if you're making these for a wedding or wedding rehearsal dinner event and you want your colors to match - you can always choose to use colored scrapbook paper in the color palette of your event.  For a glitz and glamour, you can use metallic foil wrapping paper for your bags.  For a colorful look, try glossy, bold colored pages from a magazine.  For an antique look, old book pages or vintage catalog pages would work.   

Here's a link to the instructions (written in a different language).  You can translate the website or maybe you can figure it out from the photos.   

What captured my attention on these is the doilies and bows on the top of the little bags.  It totally makes the look, in my opinion!  I can get a pack of 4" doilies at my craft store...only $1.99 for a pack of 35, as well as just about any color ribbon I want for the bows.   You make two slits in the middle on one side of the doilies after folding them in half, and slip some ribbon through, then tie a tiny bow.  It adds a lovely, romantic touch to your bags.  Fill them up with candy, mints or favors, and leave one at each seat or table at your event.  Your guests will think they're just adorable, but the best thing is, they don't cost a fortune to make!  




 


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