How to Make Paper Purses

Ladybug Paper Purse

Ladybug Paper Purse craft
Ladybug Paper Purse craft

To make a ladybug paper purse for a lovely little lady, follow the directions to this colorful paper craft.

What You'll Need:

  • Red paper bag
  • Black card stock
  • Black glitter or glitter glue
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue

How to Make Ladybug Paper Purse:

Step 1: Place the bag flat on your work surface, and measure down 6 inches on each side of the bag. Draw a line across the bag from one mark to the other. Cut along this line and around both short sides, but leave the back uncut.

Step 2: Fold the back of the bag down over the front to form a flap, and cut the flap so it measures 3 inches from the fold line. If you'd like, shape the corners of the flap.

Step 3: Draw a purse handle on black card stock, cut it out, and glue it to the back of the purse.

Step 4: Decorate the purse with glitter designs. Let dry completely.

This is an adorable container in which to tote lunch to school. Just don't pack anything too heavy, like a juice box, as the paper handle may not hold.

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