Snowman Gift Bag

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Make this cute gift bag in a jiffy. Fill it with a stocking filler or candies, and you are ready to spread some Christmas cheer! Snowman gift bag


Approximate Time: 20 minutes



  • green gourmet paper bag
  • small pieces of felt in the following three colors: white, black, and red
  • left-over piece of yellow cardboard
  • 1 pair of small wiggle eyes
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • pair of compasses
  • pair of standard scissors
  • quick-drying glue
  • Artline 750 laundry marker
  • stocking filler or candies
  • optional: a stapler and a leftover piece of organza ribbon


    Small Green Gift Bag

  1. Use the pair of compasses and the pencil, and draw two circles on the white felt: The first circle must have a diameter of 2.3 inches, this will be the snowman's body.
  2. The second circle must have a diameter of 1.5 inches, this will be the snowman's head.
  3. From the red felt, cut a strip 0.4 x 7 inch, this will form the snowman's scarf. At both ends of the strip of red felt, make small incisions, so that it will look as if the scarf has fringes.
  4. Red felt with slits cut in the end


  5. From the black felt, cut the following:

  • a rectangle sized 1.1 x 1.3 inches
    This will be the top part of the hat.
  • a rectangle sized 0.4 x 1.6 inches
    This will be the rim of the hat.
  • two small circles
    You will use these for the buttons.

  1. Glue the bigger white circle in position on the paper bag.
  2. Adding red felt scarf to snowman

  3. Add a little bit of glue above the snowman's body and put the scarf in position, but do not fold the scarf over the snowman's body yet.
  4. Glue the snowman's head in position.
  5. Add the two buttons.
  6. Back buttons on Snowman body


  7. Add some glue to the ends of the scarf and fold the ends of the scarf over the snowman's body.
  8. Red scarf on felt snowman

  9. Glue the wiggle eyes in position.
  10. Cut a small triangle from the yellow cardboard and glue the "nose" in position.
  11. Draw a mouth with the laundry marker.
  12. Face of felt snowman

  13. Glue the top part of the hat and the hat's rim in position.
  14. Piece of hat on felt snowman
    Top hat on felt snowman


  15. Add the stocking filler, I used a small magnetic photo frame and fold the top of the bag over and staple it to close it.
  16. Gift sticking out of gift bag

  17. Make a small bow with the ribbon and glue it in position in the top left corner.
  18. Red Bow on green gift bag

By Benetta from Pretoria, Gauteng.

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