Saturday, November 14, 2020

Christmas Gift Bag Wall Art

Hi Friends,

I'm so glad you are here today!  

I have another easy project to share with you.

You will need a gift bag, a wood box frame and Mod Podge.

Glitter is optional.

 Most bags will have artwork on both sides.

I prefer the bags that are not shiny. The matte paper works well with Mod Podge.

You will also need a wood box type frame to recycle.

I found this one for .99 at a thrift shop.

These are easy to find- you may even have some around

the house that you want to change their design.

This is the back of the box. 

You can use either side!

Cut sides of bag, discard bottom piece.

Save side panels for another project.

Measure and cut your bag to fit box.

I gave a light sanding to the front and then covered the artwork

with white acrylic paint.

You can also dry brush the sides.

After the paint dries, use Mod Podge to cover front surface.

Adhere picture to box and smooth down edges.

Add glitter if you prefer, using a bit of Mod Podge.

Here's another-

This box was damaged, but that won't matter.

Lightly sand the paper artwork to remove the shine.

With this box, the artwork will be on the inside of frame.

I painted the edges the same colors to match the picture.

My picture is shorter than my box, so I will start to glue my picture top first.

The white paint at the base will hide that problem with 'snow '

I used antiquing wax to darken the frame.

Then used Mod Podge to adhere my picture.

I used more glitter on this box.

And one more-

For the last box I covered the other side.

I used white paint to dry brush the edges.

I decided not to add any glitter to the last box.

I love how easy these boxes are to make.

They always sell out at my craft sales.

I think they make nice gifts.

I like that the box can sit on a shelf and you don't need to hang them.

Tell me what you think-

Thank you so much for being here!

It means a lot to me.

I hope you have a wonderful week.

xo Lisa S


  1. These are so cute! Love this :)
    Jenna ♥
    Stay in touch? Life of an Earth Muffin

  2. I love the little red truck gift bags. I never know how to use them, thank you so much for sharing this idea. The pictures are great.

    1. Thank you so much! Yes, it's easy to do. I was at TJ Max the other day and saw the same box and picture!
      xo Lisa S

  3. I simply love this creative idea.

  4. Such a great idea Lisa! They turned out gorgeous and if I can find some time for myself...I will give this a try. Thanks so much for sharing!

    1. Denise
      Thank you! I'm so glad for your visit.
      xo Lisa S

  5. WOW! Those turned out great! Thanks so much for linking up with me at #AThemedLinkup 34 for All Things Christmas. Shared.

  6. OMG! Love this idea! Thank you!

    1. Thank you Lynda! What a sweet comment.pLEASE VISIT AGAIN.
      XO Lisa S

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    1. Sandi, Your comment disappeared, but thanks for stopping by!
      xo Lisa S

  8. What a great idea. They are beautiful!

  9. Beautifully done. This is such a wonderful way to add Christmas to your home. Thank you for sharing with #omhgww.

    1. Clearissa,
      I'm so glad you liked these. They are easy and so inexpensive.
      Thank you for your sweet comment!
      xo Lisa S

  10. What a geniusd idea! These look fantastic!

  11. Son ideales los cuadros navideƱos...Me gustan !


    1. Muchas gracias Me alegro de que te haya gustado.
      xo Lisa S

  12. What an amazing creation ! I love that you can use both sides for different themes.
    Much love

    1. Thank you Naush!
      These box type frames are so easy to find for .99 at any thrift or dollar store. I think most people have one around the house :)
      x Lisa S

  13. What a great idea! Pinned. Happy Thanksgiving, Lisa!

    1. Thank you!... And I appreciate the pin :)
      Happy Thanksgiving!
      xo Lisa S


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