How to… make funky Party Bags!

Well. How exciting is this. First Guest Posts. Then Gallery posts. And now a VLOG! Yes, a VLOG – which is a Video Log. Well, technically it isn’t mine, as I did this vlog with Incredibusymum (www.twitter.com/incredibusymum). My lovely friend and neighbour. Here we (she) will show you how to make funky party bags out of old magazines – not only do they look great, save you money, but they are also environmentally friendly! The ones made today for the vlog, will double up as popcorn bags for Red Ted! Woohoo!

What’s really great about these, is that you need to do NO cutting, just a magazine, some pritt stick and a box (e.g. tissue box). And off you go!

Once you are done, we suggest you keep them folded and weighed down a little, to really let the glue glue! And then fill them with party goodies (e.g. homemade biscuits and muffins) and impress all your guests!

PS another reason why these are fab, is as “by definition”, these party bags will feature your kids’ favourite characters… as you are using up their old magazines!!!

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More “How to…”s:

How to make a Paper Cup

How to make Swedish Hearts (Paper Baskets)

How to make No Sew Bunting

How to make a Balloon Poodle

How to make Seedling Pots (out of newspapers)

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8 responses to this post.

  1. OMG This is brilliant!! I have just sat here slack-jawed at this 😀

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    • Posted by Red Ted Art on March 19, 2010 at 1:49 pm

      Yes, isn’t Ali clever!!!! If you do ever make these… PLEASE DO SEND US A PHOTO!! We would be SOOOO chuffed 😉 xx

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    This post was mentioned on Twitter by redtedart: @nickie72 omg i think i just did it! http://tinyurl.com/ykp77b4 not sure how… but hopefully remember next time!! thanks ;-)…

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  3. That is sheer genius, I hope I remember it by the time David’s old enough! (Because right now, paper goes in the mouth, and is scrumpled and thrown at the cat. I don’t think he’d appreciate them yet.)

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  4. What a brilliant way to save money and recycle. Not only that, the bags look brilliant and the kids will love them! Excellent tip ladies, thank for vlogging it. 🙂

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    • Posted by Red Ted Art on March 20, 2010 at 12:56 pm

      Cheers! Will be making some for my friend’s little girl’s bday party this weekend – though will fill them with popcorn! Yum (PS if you do use them for popcorn, make sure they are glued v well.. else you will get sugar/ icing sugar/ salt everywhere!!)

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  5. Fab vlog just goes to show what you can do with your recycling paper and a pritt stick….!

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  6. […] AWAY with the vlog. I obviously have an addictive personality. Having create a mere two vlogs (How to make Funky Party Bags & How to make Seedling Pots) all I am thinking about is MORE vlogs. What else can I bring to the […]

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