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Easter Bunny Gift Bags DIY from Mailing Envelopes

DIY Bunny Easter Gift Bags Made from White Envelopes 

(instead of buying expensive baskets)!





Feliz Navidad...........    (just checking to see if everyone is paying attention). Ha ha


Here is the tutorial for making these bags in pictures:


Take these padded mailing envelopes - very sturdy ... I bought them at Staples:




Cut the flap off:



Fold over the end and glue:




Find a pattern of a bunny head (I adapted one from a picture I found). Hot glue on the front of the bag.



Push in the corner:









With one hand inside the bag, pinch in the corner:




Glue the corners and hold until set. Do the other corner the same way. Try to get both corners about the same.




Bottom of the bag made in a flash. Now it will hold more and sit flat.




Time for the handles... pretty and colorful ribbon.





Hot glue the handles in place.




Bag done:




I added some bows on the ears for the girl bunnies and a bow tie for the boy bunnies.





To personalize the bags a little I affixed their picture on the back of the bag (it's easy for them to identify the right bag also). I added colorful tissue paper in the bag instead of the Easter grass (that makes a mess wherever it is).


white gift bag made from a large padded envelope


Boy bag with bow tie:


Pretty paper bunny on the front of a white padded envelope




Bunny bag with green boo boo bunny from facecloth


Candy inside the bag...





Simple. I made 7 bags in not time at all. The kids - my grandkids, my niece's kids - usually get an Easter basket from me but this is much more personal.



Cute bunnies to make and love


I think they'll like them.


Bunny bags and boo boo bunnies from facecloths



Have a wonderful week,



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9 comments:

  1. This is so cute and creative!!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  2. I had to come to your page and comment on these, What a fabulous idea, I am showing them to my friends and others because I know there are people out there that can't afford to buy a real basket and this gives them that much hope :) so thanks for sharing @tisonlyme143

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  3. Those are absolutely adorable!
    I know that they be well recieved.

    M : )

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  4. I like these a LOT! I think they'd be very sturdy too, besides so cute. And when you spend less on the basket, there's more money for candy and toys!

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  5. Linda, I absolutely LOVE these! What a genius idea and they look so sweet and perfect for Easter! Thank you so much for sharing and pinning - popping in from Katherine's Corner. Hope you have a wonderful upcoming weekend!

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  6. Amazing tutorial I love this! Thanks for sharing!
    Have a fabulous weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  7. You are so creative! These a just adorable. I love the "quilted" look of them. Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great week! ~Deborah

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  8. Hi Linda - Thanks so much for sharing with the Let's Get Real party. We hope you'll join us again this week.

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