Christmas Greeting Gift Bags

Give new life to last year's Christmas cards by turning them into beautiful gift bags.
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Materials and Tools:

small canvas bag
old Christmas card
scissors
pinking shears
hot glue gun and glue sticks
small hole punch
4 buttons for each bag
needle
thread or yarn in a color to coordinate with buttons

Steps:

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Gluing_On_Card

1. Cut desired images out of Christmas card. Add a decorative touch to the edges of cut-out designs with pinking shears.

2. Attach center only of card cut-out, leave corners unattached, to canvas bag with hot glue.

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Sewing_Buttons

3. Using a hole-punch, punch small holes in each corner of the cut-out.

4. Embellish bag by sewing buttons onto each corner of cut-out with chunky yarn.

6. Use the sack to wrap a small gift.

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