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Decorative Paper Bags

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By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Decorative Paper Bags | Hobbyideas
These decorative bags are a great example of how versatile paper craft can be. We have given a very traditional and festive look to the bags. There's stencil work done on one and kantha stitch effect on the other. Something that you can make easily at home and use during festivities that come round the year.
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how to do it yourself

Decorative Paper Bags - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a plain paper bag.

Decorative Paper Bags - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take a readymade floral stencil design, sponge dab the stencil design on the paper bag using Acrylic Colour - Coral Red 66.
Let it dry completely.

Decorative Paper Bags - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Paint the outline of the design using 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Gold 401.
Let it dry.

Decorative Paper Bags - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Enhance the bag by sticking golden ornamental stones using Fabric Glue.

Decorative Paper Bags - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Similarly, take another brown paper bag.
Take an A4 sized white paper and draw a paisley design on it.
Trace the same design on the paper bag using yellow carbon paper.

Decorative Paper Bags - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Outline the design by replicating the Kantha embroidery stitch using 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - White 707 and 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - Pearl Blue 305.
Let it dry.

We have made these paper bags out of brown paper, you could use any paper that is stiff enough to fold and make paper bags. Create your own innovative patterns and designs and customise your bags. Bag making is one of the most basic and simple techniques in paper craft.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Coral Red 66, Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Gold 401, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky - White 707, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliner Non Sticky Pearl - Blue 305, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Brown Readymade Paper Bags, A4 Sized White Paper, Yellow Carbon Paper, Pencil, Ornamental Stones (Golden Coloured Medium Sized), Floral Stencil, Colour Palette, Water Container, Sponge.