DIY Flower Envelopes + Favor Bags

5/15/2012

I la-la-love gingham. It is just the perfect spring and summer print. Perfect. I impulsively bought these gingham treat bags because they were just so very cute and I finally came up with a fun little project to make them even more summery, if that’s even possible. A few flowers, brads + baking twine and these cute bags become adorable envelopes for party invitations, cards and favors! Stuff ’em as you may, but first here’s the low down on the DIY!

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Supply List:

Treat Bags
Cardstock
Brads (2 per bag)
Baker’s Twine or other string
Scissors
Awl, needle or other sharp object

To Make:

Draw a flower shape on your cardstock and cut out. You will need two per envelope. Decide what size you want your finished envelope to be and fold over the top accordingly.

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In the center of the bag, about an inch below the flap you’ve created, place one flower and poke a small hole through the flower and the top layer of your bag. Be careful you don’t poke all the way through the other side of your bag! Insert a brad into the hole you created and secure.

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Repeat the same steps in the flap of the bag, ensuring you only go through the top layer again.

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Once both flowers are secured, cut a piece of baker’s twine to your desired length. Tie it in a knot underneath the top flower.

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Fill with whatever it may be and wrap the baker’s twine around both flowers to close!

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