Chalkboard Treat Bags by Polkadot Notebook

Today I have a fun craft for you just in time for the holidays.

Melodee from Polkadot Notebook is here sharing a great idea!
 Polkadot Notebook

 This is a darling idea from the Autumn 2011

Try this inexpensive idea for holiday gift bags, school lunches, etc…
To begin, you will need lunch bags, black craft paint, foam brushes, chalk,
and any little decorative items you wish to use as an embellishment…
(if you pick up a copy of the Somerset Life Magazine turn to page 116)
Using your foam brush paint a rectangular shape onto the lunch bag…
Allow the paint to dry for about 20-30 minutes then create a design with chalk…
Snaz up the edge with some scrapbook scissors and then punch a hole near the top…
Fill the bag with goodies, lunch foods, or gifts…then tie up with a bit of raffia
and adorn with an embellishment such as the silk fall leaves I have here below…
How cute is this? 
As a true admirer of anything painted with chalkboard paint, this bag ranks
high on my list of sweet little projects! Wouldn’t this be great to use for a 
birthday party filled with party favors?? 
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Oh my goodness!  Aren’t these so cute?  I can’t wait to make these.
Thank you so much Melodee for being my guest today.  Head on over to Polkadot Notebook to see more of Melodee’s awesome ideas.
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  1. what a fun idea! love it!

    new follower from the GFC Collective! :)
    http://www.theeclecticgrabbag.com

  2. what a creative idea! i’m loving your blog and i’m so glad i found you on the blog hop. i’m your newest follower!
    -Laura
    http://robandladi.blogspot.com

  3. I love this idea! I am using chalkboard paint EVERYWHERE now, its such a good invention!

    Tara

    http://tarabelle-adropofink.blogspot.com/

  4. I love this. This would be such a great idea for parties as well. I’m your newest follower from the GFC hop. I’d love for you to stop by sometime.

    Kimberly @ mypinterestreality.com

  5. This is extra cute =)

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