How to make a gift bag with wrapping paper

How to make a gift bag with wrapping paper (3 ways)

How to make a gift bag with wrapping paper

Hello there, today in this tutorial we will learn to make a gift bag out of wrapping paper. gift bag out of wrapping paper as our gifts are incomplete without gift bags. Also by learning how to make gift bags from wrapping paper, you can make different types of gift bags on your own. You can create them with your favorite colors and sizes, you can customize them in your own style. Also, these gift bags are best to hide the awkward shapes of your gift.

Also, these are best for those who don’t know to wrap a gift perfectly. So let’s start the tutorial on How to make a gift bag with wrapping paper but before that let’s give a look at the materials

Materials that you need for making a gift bag out of wrapping paper

  • Wrapping paper
  • Glue stick
  • Pair of scissors
  • Ruler

These are the materials required for making a gift bag out of wrapping paper. The main material to make a gift bag out of wrapping paper is the wrapping paper but you can also take A4 sheets or chart paper but if you are making it the first time you can use newspapers for trial. Let’s check out the steps to make a gift bag from wrapping paper.

Step by step guide to make a gift bag from wrapping paper.

STEP 1- CHOOSE WRAPPING PAPER

In the first step, you have to choose the best wrapping paper as wrapping paper comes in various varieties some of them are very thin and you don’t have to choose these as they are thin and easily get tier. So you can choose any paper except thin paper.

STEP 2- CUT THE PAPER

Cut the paper in a rectangular shape. Here I am taking the measurements of 15×20cm but you can take your own if you want. Also, the size of the paper depends on your gift size. Make sure the size of your paper is large enough to cover your gift. On lay it down on the plane surface.

how to make a gift bag with wrapping paper

STEP 3- FOLD THE PAPER

Next, turn your paper over so that the printed side of the paper is facing the table. Now mark the center and fold the paper from the side overlapping each other and paste their ends using glue. You can also use tape if you want. Use designed or colorful tape so that it adds extra color, make a nice crease you can use your ruler for giving it a neat crease. Make sure that the pasted end come in the center of the creased sides

Now you have to fold the side again. Here I am folding 2.5 cm of the side increasing them. With the same measurement of 2.5 cm fold the other side of the edge and make a nice crease. Then unfold it. And it’s time to make the base and the side of the base is depends upon you.

Fold the bottom paper to make the base. Now open it and press it down slowly so that it gives you a shape that you are seeing in image. Once again fold those edges which we folded before to make a crease. Now there will be a creased formed which we have to fold inside now repeat the same with another side too and lastly paste the base using glue again you can use tape also

YOUR GIFT BAG IS READY

Now poke your hand in it to adjust the shape of your paper bag. Fold its edges inside procuring a square-like shape. Now fold the gift bag from the top and paste it with something or you can simply use a Punching machine to make a hole now get your ribbon or thread and put it through the hole make a bow and your gift bag is ready.

GIFT BAG 2 of How to make a gift bag with wrapping paper.

STEP 1- TAKE A PAPER

Now take a paper. You have to take the rectangular paper. Here I am taking the size of paper is 20×30 cm but you can take the measurements as per your requirement as the bigger the size of your gift the bigger the size of your paper.

making a gift bag out of wrapping paper

STEP 2-DRAW LINES

In the second step, you have to make lines using pencil and scale. Now draw the lines same that given below. Now you have to make a crease on the line that you made before

STEP 3- FOLDING

Fold along the crease that you make. Now fold in the side and the top along the across the crease. Now apply the glue on the shaded part of the paper. Next, fold it and paste it. Here your bag took shape

make a gift bag from wrapping paper

2nd PAPER BAG IS READY

Now make a fold around 2cm. And here your 2nd paper is ready. You can use ribbons to attach them or simply paste them with glue.

GIFT BAG 3

STEP 1- TAKE A SHEET OF PAPER

Take a square sheet of paper. You can use any paper for Making this

STEP 2-FOLD THE SHEET DIAGONALLY

Now fold the sheet diagonally from both sides just to make a crease and then unfold it. Now fold the sheet half from the center make a neat crease, unfold it. Next, take the crease that you make by folding in half and make a fold just like the image given below.

Now simply follow the image given below. Repeat the same from another side. Now fold the pointed corner inside from both sides. You can paste them with glue if you want.

make a gift bag out of wrapping paper

Now fold the bottom pointed corner. Just to make a crease. Next, open the bag and adjust its shape.

PAPER BAG 3 IS READY

Now make a hole on top of the bag using a Punching machine and tie it with ribbon or you can use thread. You can take any type of ribbon. And here your 3rd paper bag is ready. Now put your favorite things in it. And gift it to your loved ones. Hope you enjoyed the tutorial on how to make a gift bag with wrapping paper. if you like the tutorial on making a gift bag out of wrapping paper share it with your friends. But if you want to discover more tutorials to make a gift bag out of wrapping paper you can check other websites too.

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