Picture of Gift Bags from Cereal Boxes
If you're tired of paying for Disney themed gift bags or other lame new $6.00 gift bags, this cheap and creative instructable is for you. Your friends will love you for it - because you are just too cool.

Step 1: Not Too Girly Version

Picture of Not Too Girly Version
This is an example of what a map, duct tape and paper clips can look like as a gift bag. Try using the covers of Cabela's catalogue, Guns and Ammo, Field and Stream, etc. to make gift bags look a little more masculine.

Anyway - let's get started!
geveryday3 years ago
Pack trail mix in it and take it hiking with you. When you are finished with it, use it for a carry-out-of-the-woods trash bag. You can reuse a cereal bag for packing trail mix and as a trash bag at the conclusion of your hike or walk. Also us for snack storage, to pack away frozen food or as a replacement of wax paper. http://blog.greenlivingeveryday.com/2011/11/05/Way

LenaL3 geveryday8 months ago

Great Idea!

Really clever idea! Can't believe I never thought of this before?! I'll be saving my pennies and pounds on having to buy gift bags again!
pscone3 years ago
This is a fantastic idea, recycling is the way forward and it's amazing at what can be done now which saves us all a lot of money.

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sambamamba4 years ago
this is so cool I posted a link to it on the preparing for Xmas thread on MoneySavingExpert.co.uk. I hope you don't mind.
patmac6 years ago
This is a great use of throw away materials, and easy too. I will definitely use this. Thanks for a great instructable.
astyy_196 years ago
recycle is miracle! ;)
dobbylvr6 years ago
LOVE IT!!!! I will definently use this one! I think I'll use a plastic bag for the tissue paper though, makes it a little more green...
nice idea! great ible + photos :D
chile.limon6 years ago
mg0930mg6 years ago
Going to use, for my homemade candles. Thanks, for the wonderful instructable.
joinst6 years ago
This is a great idea! terrific!
omnibot6 years ago
Oh! Nifty.