How to DIY a Custom Holiday Gift Bag Tote

Hack your bags! HGTV Magazine is showing you how to step up your gift-giving game in just a few simple steps.

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Stuart Tyson

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Step 1

Snip the handles off of a white gift bag and attach two red straps with hot glue as shown above.

Step 2

Cut the bottom off of a red gift bag and nestle the white bag inside. Tuck the ends of the straps into the red bottom and adhere with rubber cement.

Step 3

Use hot glue to attach the letters. Pro tip: We cut a tag out of scrap leather.

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