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Chevron DIY Gift Bags

Giving a gift is always a wonderful gesture, but to really go the extra mile, you’ll need some DIY gift wrapping to put your own personal touch on a present. These Chevron DIY Gift Bags have a fresh, trendy, and colorful look that is sure to wow the recipient of your gift. Paper crafts like these truly make a big impact! This homemade gift bag is the perfect way to say “Happy Birthday” to someone you love.

Chevron DIY Gift Bag


  • S2-139 Sentiments 3
  • S4-455 Chevron Border
  • SCD-010 Build-a-Tag One
  • Spellbinders® Grand Calibur® Die Cutting and Embossing Machine
  • Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft®: Palette Knife, Whipped Spackle and Gelatos® (Red Cherry)
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: Crafty Power Tape, 3D Foam Squares and Dodz™
  • WorldWin Papers: White Cardstock
  • Red Cardstock
  • Yellow Cardstock
  • Blue Cardstock
  • Ribbon
  • Mini Paper Sack


  • Trim the blue cardstock to 3¼ x 6¼”.
  • Cut/emboss Chevron Border die with a piece of blue cardstock, using the Grand Calibur Machine.
  • Use the Chevron Border die cut as a guide, lay it onto the blue cardstock and randomly fill in a few of the negative pieces. Adhere to the front of the bag with Crafty Power Tape.
  • Cut off a small chunk of Design Memory Craft® Red Cherry Gelato® and mix with Whipped Spackle until desired color is achieved (add more red, if needed).
  • Use the same Chevron Border die cut as a stencil by spreading a thin layer of the Whipped Spackle on to a piece of white cardstock.
  • Remove the Chevron Border die cut. After a few minutes of drying, place your border die cut down to continue the pattern, until the surface is covered. Set aside to dry.
  • Cut/emboss once dry, using Build-a-Tag One Tag Die.
  • Using the same Tag Die, cut/emboss with a piece of yellow cardstock through the Grand Calibur Machine.
  • Adhere the two tags together at an angle with the yellow behind, and punch a hole through the top.
  • String white ribbon through and adhere to the bag using 3D Foam Squares.
  • Cut the “Happy Birthday” sentiment dies from yellow cardstock
  • Adhere them to a piece of white cardstock with both ends trimmed to a V.
  • Adhere to the bag using Dodz™.


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