Here at, we are firm believers that affordability doesn’t mean skimping on quality. These stamped book page bags, inspired by Craft and Creativity, are the perfect example of a unique gift that saves big.

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With Easter right around the corner, these gift bags are an excellent alternative or addition to traditional Easter baskets. The vintage-inspired stamps we chose also make the bags great for any springtime party.

Easter Supplies

Step 1:

Have an old book lying around the house? Perfect! If not, don’t worry. We found a worn dictionary and a book about indoor plants at Goodwill that worked just fine. Tear out a page and lay it horizontally in front of you. Fold the top edge over. This will be the opening of your bag, so it doesn’t have to be a big fold.


Step 2:

Fold the right and left sides of the page in until they meet in the middle. Tape them down using washi tape. We found some nice pastel-colored designs at Michaels – perfect to add a splash of color!



Step 3:

Fold the bottom edge up. The bigger the fold, the bigger the base of your bag will be.


Step 4:

Open up the bottom fold and push it down so that the corners create triangles and the seams line up.


Step 5:

Take the top and bottom edges of the base and fold them to the center crease so that the seams line up. Tape the folds down. You’ve created a bag!




Step 6:

Stamp your bag with black ink and one of our vintage-style springtime stamps:


Step 7:

Fill your bag with candy and other goodies! Fold the top and secure it with a clothespin – we got ours from Michaels.

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Step 8:

Stamp a piece of paper with our Chick Gift Tag Stamp, cut it out, and attach it to a die-cut shape (these are also from Michaels). Clip the tag to the bag.




And there you have it – Easter crafting made easy! Just by reusing old items around the house, you can produce beautiful and useful products for the holidays or all year long!

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