Updated September 20, 2018

Look at colorful paper bags in a new light: When folded and snipped, they make delightful hanging decorations. You'll need 6 gusseted bags (same size and color) for each flower.


What you need


How to do it

Step 1

Fold bottom of a bag in on itself, as pictured. Cut above lower fold to remove bag's bottom.

Step 2

Trim top to form a petal shape. Punch a hole about 1/4 inch from bottom. Repeat with remaining bags. Apply double-sided tape to lower front edges of one bag. Place another bag on top; repeat to stack all bags. Draw a length of string through hole in stack; knot.

Step 3

Pull top and bottom bags around to form flower.

Step 4

Join ends with double-sided tape. Suspend flower from string.


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