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How to Make a DIY Designer Plastic Bag for Daily Use?

Watch making of this Designer Plastic Bag

We all need a bag while going out for shopping. Bag is a must as it can hold lot of things in it and hence is considered to be an essential item for the home. Here, we are going to make a beautiful DIY designer plastic bag which can be used on a daily basis. It looks attractive and is made from old plastic bag.

This is our best out of waste craft idea!

Things Needed:

  • Old Plastic Bag
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Craft Mirror and Glasses
  • Decorative Lace
  • Colored Cotton Balls
  • Beads Lace
  • Glue Gun
  • Colored Rope


Step 1: Take an old plastic bag, mark and draw different measurements on it. The lower base of the bag is of 6 inches, height 8 inches and the mouth 10 inches.

Step 2: Cut along the outline to get the desired shape. We need two such plastic cut outs of the same shape and dimension.

Also watch How to Make Easy DIY Paper Gift Bags?

Step 3: Now take plastic pieces of size 4*12 inches. Stick it on the cut out pieces and take a plastic strip of width 4 inches and draw markings on it.

Step 4: Draw lines on this strip and make small cuttings on it. Apply glue and stick it to the base paper design to give it the shape of a bag.

Step 5: To decorate the bag, use craft mirror and glasses. Stick the mirrors on the bag and decorate it further using decorative lace.

Step 6: Now take another decorative lace and paste it on the upper edges of the bag. Now take colored cotton balls and beads lace.

Also watch How to Make Newspaper Handbag?

Step 7: Stick the beads lace to the cotton balls and paste it on the bag. Let’s take a colored rope and stick it on the plastic bag to make the handle of it. Also, use the same rope to decorate the edges of the bag.

Wow! Your beautiful DIY plastic bag is now ready.

This plastic bag is so attractive that you can carry it anywhere with you and it will not go unnoticed. Also, you can easily keep stuffs inside it. Moreover, the glass mirrors and the laces gives the bag a complete traditional look. It is hard to believe that an old plastic bag can be re-created to get this beautiful creative craft.

Hope you will enjoy making this craft. In case of any suggestion or feedback, please share the same in the comment section.

Happy Crafting!


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