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How to Make a Paper Purse

In this tutorial we shall see the steps of making a paper handbag/purse using chart paper.

This is a very simple craft activity and you can do it within an hour.

Glimpse of the Result:

Paper purse, paper handbag

 For this you will need:

  1. Chart Paper
  2. Scissors
  3. Acrylic colors
  4. Decorative gemstones
  5. Glue

How To:

Step 1:

Cut out the chart paper in the desired shape.

Step 2:

Paint the cut out chart paper in the desired color as shown below.

Paper handbag, paper purse

Step 3:

Cut the chart as shown below. This will give is the handle of the bag.

Paper handbag, paper purseStep 4:

Paint the body of the bag with different designs and colors as per your ideas. Paint these designs after the base coat paint dries up well so that there are no smudges.

Paper purse,paper handbag

Step 5:

Paste plastic jewels of contrast or matching colors on the handle of the bag to give it a slightly jazzy look.  Then paste a single jewel on the flap of the bag.

Paper handbag, paper purse

Step 6:

Allow the glue to dry for some time. Flip the paper and write your greeting message if you intend to.

Step 7:

Fold the paper across the center part and the bag is here!

Paper purse,paper handbag

A very simple yet nice looking craft work to do.

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