15 DIY Gift Bag Ideas for Every Occasion

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Lia Griffith

A DIY gift bag is an excellent way to add even more thought to a gift. While some of these gift bags will save you money, some will take a considerable amount of time to make, depending on how intricate you want to get with your design.

There are a few tried-and-true methods for how to make DIY gift bags. We have some of those classics to share and then also some ideas that are a bit more complicated and out of the box.

Did you find a DIY gift bag that would work for you? Remember that homemade gift bags can be fragile if made incorrectly. Make sure that any paper you use is thick enough to withstand being held by the handles. Test the bag out in advance so you don't end up with a broken bag and gift at the party.