I reuse cereal boxes to make gift bags. What I do is cut the top of the box, then spray paint the box using 2 or 3 coats. Then I use a hole punch and punch holes (2 on each side) to use for the handles. Then I thread ribbon, jute, or shoe laces through the holes. Next, I decorate the box. I do decorative (ONE Stroke) painting, but you can decorate using scraps of wrapping paper, or have your kids use their imaginations and create! When these boxes are done, they are really cute.
- Submitted by Melissa