Paper Bag Star
Hanging star decorations are now a colorful upcycled craft! Decorate leftover brown paper bags, then transform them into a DIY Paper Star.
1 Decorate the large and bottom panel of a paper bag with paint and paint brush. Dry 1 hour.
2 Paint a design on the other large panel, then dry 1 hour.
3 Follow the same process on both side panels. Dry 1 hour.
4 Repeat Steps 1-3 on 7 more paper bags. Use markers to decorate with no dry time!
5 Hold a folded, decorated paper bag with open end at top. Make an upside-down “T” on the large panel with glue. Put another paper bag on top and press down. Repeat up until the last bag.
6 With scissors, cut a point at the open end of the paper bag stack.
7 Make upside-down “T” with glue on the large panel of the last bag. Gently fan the paper bags, then connect and glue together the first and last paper bag to make a paper star.
8 Hole punch the top of the paper star, then feed through and tie the ribbon.
9 Hang as a party decoration or everyday décor!
CIY Staff Tips:
- Beyond paint and markers, decorate paper bags with Crayola Crayons and other coloring supplies.