Christmas gift bags made out of SnapPap

Stylish decorations that look just like leather

These smart gift bags are easy to make at home, ready for the Christmas season. They’re made out of SnapPap, the latest craze in material that resembles leather, yet is 100% vegan! Never heard of SnapPap before? Then why not try it out by recreating our craft idea! SnapPap combines the best of paper and composite material and is brilliant to work with; it can be sewn, cut, glued or drawn on. To give this ready-sewn bag a Christmassy theme, we added a star using edding Permanent Spray, but other decorating techniques would also look great – for example, you could use edding gloss paint markers instead. It’s quick and easy to create your very own leather-look designer pieces in a flash.

Gift packing
Paint markers
Permanent spray
Paper, carton and cardboard
Easy peasy
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Products and materials

Other materials

  • 2 sheets of SnapPap in brown (this will make one bag)
  • Star stencil
  • Matching sewing thread; we advise using a sewing machine
  • Protective cover for your work area

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