How to Make a Back to School Treat Bag

A step-by-step tutorial how to make a back-to-school treat bag using Graphic 45 products

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How to Make a Back to School Treat Bag
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Use a decorative frame die to cut the pieces to create a bag. I used a set of Spellbinder frame dies and based the size of the bag from the largest die.

Use a decorative frame die to cut the pieces to create a bag. I used a set of Spellbinder frame dies and based the size of the bag from the largest die.

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For the bag, cut a piece of cardstock with this dimension: 8 1/8 in x 8 in. On the longest side, fold at 2 1/4 and 6 inches. On the shortest side, fold at 2 3/8 in and 5 3/8 in.

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Cut at an angle as seen in the image. This is optional, you can still go through adhering the sides overlapping each other. I just prefer minimal layers.

Cut at an angle as seen in the image. This is optional, you can still go through adhering the sides overlapping each other. I just prefer minimal layers.

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Ink the edges

Ink the edges

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This is how the box will look like when assembled

This is how the box will look like when assembled

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Another angle

Another angle

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Fussy cut some flowers from a patterned paper in the Raining Cats and Dogs collection

Fussy cut some flowers from a patterned paper in the Raining Cats and Dogs collection

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And some of the flash cards from the ABC Primer collection. This is a fun addition to the gift set!

And some of the flash cards from the ABC Primer collection. This is a fun addition to the gift set!

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Adhere the smallest die cut paper onto another patterned paper for contrast. I just eyeballed the shape of the patterned paper based on the white die cut paper.

Adhere the smallest die cut paper onto another patterned paper for contrast. I just eyeballed the shape of the patterned paper based on the white die cut paper.

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Create a handle by cutting a strip of paper as seen in the image. This is 8 inches x 1 inch.

Create a handle by cutting a strip of paper as seen in the image. This is 8 inches x 1 inch.

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Attach the strip/handle using a couple of brads

Attach the strip/handle using a couple of brads

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Start embellishing the bag. Add some stickers, chipboards and flowers.

Start embellishing the bag. Add some stickers, chipboards and flowers.

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Finally, this is how the gift bag will look like.

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Adhere a strip of lace to the handle for a pretty touch.

Adhere a strip of lace to the handle for a pretty touch.

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I used a small resealable plastic to store the flash cards and topped it with a folded polka dot black and white paper and some alpha stickers.

I used a small resealable plastic to store the flash cards and topped it with a folded polka dot black and white paper and some alpha stickers.

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I tied the coloring pens and pastels with a ribbon.

I tied the coloring pens and pastels with a ribbon.

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Thank you and I hope you liked my project. Happy crafting!

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