Free Craft Ideas, Tutorials and Templates


CI Border




Spring Crafts

Summer Crafts

Fall Crafts

Christmas & Winter Crafts

New Crafts


Cute Santa Gift Bag

This bag looks a bit antique because of the crackle medium used before applying the paper napkin. This causes an ancient crackling effect which adds a little something to an otherwise simple design. Creating unique packaging makes it even more fun to give gifts.



Santa Gift Bag

For this project you will need:

- brown paper bag with handles
- red and white acrylic paing
- crackle medium
- flat paint brushes
- paper napkin with Santa motif
- paper napkin applique glue
- soft paint brush for applying the paper napkin glue
- red checked ribbon


1. First, paint the area you wish to decorate with red paint and let the paint dry.
2. Now cover the same area with the crackle medium and let it dry.
3. Now paint over the same area with white paint. Try not to brush over the previous white brush strokes again. This will interfere with the crackling process. While drying, you will observe the paint start to crackle. Let the bag dry overnight before continuing.
4. Tear the motif out of the paper napkin and remove all but the top layer of the napkin. Now use the paper napkin applique glue to apply the paper napkin to the painted area of the bag. The crackles will show through the paper napkin. Let the motif dry for a few hours before using the bag.
5. Attach ribbon to the bag handles for decoration.




More Winter and Christmas Craft Themes:

Christmas and Winter Crafts for Kids

Christmas and Winter Paper Crafts

Christmas and Winter Textile Crafts

Christmas and Winter Wood Crafts

Christmas and Winter General Crafts

Christmas and Winter Greeting Cards

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas and Holiday Wreaths

Christmas Craft Patterns

Santa Claus Crafts

Snowman Crafts

Advent Calendars

Gingerbread Crafts





More Christmas and Winter Paper Crafts

Christmas Luminaria Bag With Santa Motif

Snowman Gift Tag

Snowflake Gift Tag

Cute Santa Gift Bag

Reindeer Gift Bag

Snowflake ATC - Artist Trading Card

Nostalgic Father Christmas Tag

Santa is on His Way Gift Tag

Snowmen Gift Tags

Craft a Christmas Paper Gift Bag

Santa Gift Bag



Copyright: Please read this Copyright Information about using the images of this website.



Contact     Links     Privacy Policy and Cookies