I absolutely LOVE the holidays, but now that my nieces and nephews are getting older the big stacks of toys and games have been replaced with gift cards and electronics. How do you make those sometimes impersonal gifts extra special? Well, it’s all in the wrapping with these Personalized Holiday Gift Bags. All made in just 30 minutes!
Gift Bags with a Personal Touch!
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Here’s what you need to create Christmas Gift Bags for the Holidays:
- Joy® Iron-on Embroidered Letters – Gold Metallic, Script Initials, Baby Monogram, Letter Shop, Large Monograms
- Fabric Gift Bags – these Fabric Bags would make a great substitute!
- Craft Iron and Ironing Board or Ironing Pad
Gather some pretty simple supplies – a variety of Joy® Iron-on Embroidered Letters, mini fabric gift bags and stockings (I found mine at the Target dollar spot) and an Iron with Ironing Board.
For the striped gift bag, color the Joy® Classic Monograms with a Tombow Dual Brush Pen. Once dry, iron on to the fabric gift bag according to package directions.
On the red stocking, add a Joy® Circle Monogram in white with a craft iron. I use a craft iron because it doesn’t have the holes in the bottom, but a traditional iron would work as well. Just use a pressing cloth and make sure that the steam setting is off.
For my friend who is deployed overseas, the red and white gingham stocking received the patriotic USA with Joy® peel and stick letters in royal blue.
I mixed and matched the rest of the gift bags with my favorite Joy® Iron-on Embroidered Letters and Monograms. Apply with an iron according to the directions on the back of the package.
Here are close-ups of each Personalized Gift Bags
Shiny gold for my niece Josie.
Black, white and bold red for my nephew Zach.
Fun plaid with an elegant script monogram for my niece Lindsay.
No nonsense stripes and a fun typewriter-style font for my niece Kristen, who is a Teacher.
Monograms with lace and the good old red, white and blue for my best friend Rhonda as she serves our country in Afghanistan!
Now I’m off to fill these quick and easy personalized holiday gift bags with all kinds of Christmas goodies! All six went together in just 30 minutes!