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Frame Border Punch Treat Bag

Use our frame border punches to make these adorable treat bags and use them to package favors for a party, treats for camp, or to just have on hand.

Photography: Mike Krautter

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Paper

  • Martha Stewart Crafts Frame Punch Border of your choice

  • Tape

  • Mylar or cello bag

steps

  1. To make your treat bag; Cut your paper to 12" x 11.5".

  2. Along your 11.5 inches, score with your score board at 2 inches and 9.5 inches.

  3. Turn your paper to the 12-inch direction and score at 1 7/8 inches, 5 7/8 inches, 7 3/4 inches, and 11 3/4 inches.

  4. Cut up from the bottom to your two-inch score on all vertical scores.

  5. Align your paper to the black arrow on the left of the scoreboard and score again at 7/8 inch and 7 inches to make the gussets of your treat bag.

  6. Align your frame border punch window using the bottom corners of the front panel of your treat bag and punch your window.

  7. Punch across the top flaps of your treat bag.

  8. Assemble and tape your treat bag.

  9. Back your window with Mylar or use a cello bag inside to hold your treat.

  10. Using a screw punch, make two holes in the top of your bag.

  11. To create a gift tag, punch circle out of a 4-x-4-inch piece of paper with the frame border punch.

  12. Finish your bag by lacing twine through the punched holes to close the bag and attach the gift tag.

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