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Colorful Bags

Dress up cellophane bags with decorative paper to showcase candy for favors or guest-room gifts.

Photography: Maura McEvoy

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings


  • Decorative paper

  • Cellophane bags

  • Candy

  • Ribbon

  • Scissors


  1. Cut paper as wide as the bag and as long as the bottom plus one inch for the front and the amount you want for the back; fold. Embellish with a personalized message or monogram.

  2. Slip liner into bag, and fill bag with candy. Center ribbon along top of bag; fold bag over ribbon twice. Tie ribbon.

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