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Father's Day Photo Gift Bag

Most dads have a hobby. With this in mind and a photo of dad, you can turn any old gift bag into a work of art to use as wrapping for his Father's Day gift.


Crafting Time: 30 - 45 minutes


  • paper gift bag
  • photo of dad you can cut up
  • free clip art picture from the internet (depicting dad's hobby)
  • cellophane tape
  • construction paper, letter and number stencils, and a pencil; or you can make your own large letters and numbers by changing the font, letter size and color with your computer and printing on copy paper
  • glue
  • curling ribbon
  • tissue paper


  1. Choose a plain gift bag that will reflect your dad's hobby, such as a blue one for fishing or a green one for golf (sample is black and white checks for auto racing).
  2. Cut dad's face out of the photo.
  3. Find a place on your clip art where the face will fit. Then either glue the face onto the clip art or cut out a section of it and tape the face to the back, so it will show through. The sample shows a race car and driver, with the driver's face cut out and dad's face taped to the back.
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  5. Now glue the clip art, with face attached to one side of your bag.
  6. Add #1 Dad below the photo, by gluing on either construction paper letters and numbers or those computer-driven.
  7. Tie ribbon around the handles of the bag and insert tissue paper. Your bag is now ready for your special gift.

By Marie from West Dundee, IL

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