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Snowflake Treat Bags

Turn handmade decorative wrap into giftable winter treat bags with this simple how-to.

Photography: David M. Russell

Source: Martha Stewart


  • Scissors or rotary cutter

  • Pencil

  • Double-sided tape

  • Card stock

  • Hole punch

  • Ribbon


  1. Enlarge or reduce template to desired size and print. Or, print template first and use a photocopier to enlarge or reduce the size.

  2. Cut out template along solid exterior lines.

  3. Place template on sheet of Snowflake Wrap, trace with a pencil, and cut out with scissors or a rotary cutter.

  4. Make folds by scoring wrap with a bone folder as indicated by dotted lines on template.

  5. Cut slits for bottom flaps of bag using remaining solid lines on template as a guide.

  6. Bend bag into shape, creasing folds along scored lines.

  7. For bottom of bag, tuck side flaps under larger ones and secure with double-sided tape. Tuck side tab inside bag and secure with tape.

  8. To reinforce bag, cut a piece of card stock to fit bottom and secure in place inside bag with double-sided tape.

  9. To close top of bag, fold over about 1/2 inch, punch two holes, and secure with ribbon and a bow.

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