This adorable gift bag is approximately 6-3/4" x 7" x 4" in the widest areas and is compatible with both the 12x12 and 8-1/2x12 mats! The file comes with a base box piece (cut two) and decorative panels (cut two) and the sides each have two holes so you can have two ribbon handles. This bag is great for gift giving or could even be used for large party favors or a purse!
1. Cut out two of the box bases, fold on all the score lines and apply adhesive to the bottom tab of one and the long side tab on each.
2. Adhere the two pieces together as shown.
3. Adhere the second side together.
4. For the bottom of the box, place adhesive on the side tabs and push in.
5. Fold the bottom up (one with adhesive). Adhere the small tabs by inserting your hand in the bag.
6. Fold the top part down and press firmly to adhere.
7. Stand the box upright.
8. Cut out the decorative panels - cut twice to get four pieces.
9. Adhere to the corresponding areas then cut two 18" pieces of ribbon for the handles.