Lunch bag flowers perfect 4th of July Party Decorations!

    Posted by  ·  July 3, 2018

    I’m making easy 4th of July decorations.  Lunch bag flowers or in this case lunch bag stars are my go-to simple and inexpensive party decoration! They are perfect Fourth of July decorations or make them out of white lunch bags for beautiful bridal shower decorations. Give the white lunch sack flowers a few cuts along the edge and they make wonderful lunch bag snowflakes.

    4th of July party decorations

    I am a huge fan of party decorations! Especially hanging decorations.

    How to make Hanging Lunch Bag Flowers Party Decorations

    For each lunch bag flower, you need six lunch bags.

    paper bag flowers supplies

    Just the regular paper lunch sacks. Any color or size lunch sacks work.  Mini bags make cute flowers too! I have also used the bulk packs of inexpensive white lunch sacks.  It is was I used for my niece’s bridesmaid lunch (above link) and then turned them into snowflakes.

    lunch bag flower step 1

    Fold down the bottom.

    lunch bag flowers step 2

    Cut the bottom of the lunch bag off.

    lunch bag flowers step 4 lunch bag flowers step 5

    Trim the top of all six lunch bags in a petal shape.

    lunch bag flowers step 6

    Place hot glue along the lower side bottom, about two to three inches from the bottom on each side. Place another lunch bag on top. Continue gluing until you have sandwiched all six bags.

    lunch bag flowers step 7

    You have hooked the bags together. Make sure the glue doesn’t run over the edges.

    lunch bag flowers step 8

    Fan the sacks out and fasten with glue. It is a bit tricky, but you will get the hang of it. I do one side then the other. Place hot glue in the center if needed to match up bags.

    lunch sack flower decorations

    Punch a hole in one petal and hang with fishing line.

    lunch bag flower decorations

    4th of July Party Decorations

    Here are more ways to make your Fourth of July party festive!

    These easy party decorations can be made in any color for celebrations all year long.  It is easy to applique letters to the pennants.

    How to make a pennant bunting

    pennant bunting tutorial

    Fourth of July Centerpiece

    fourth of july table decorations

    Make your own pinwheels to place in flowers. Flowers are in an upside down hat from the Dollar Store.

    Printable 4th of July Pinwheels

    fourth of july centerpiece flowers and pinwheels





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    1. Makayla
      Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
      how cuuutttteeee!!!! i love this simple idea!
    2. Sunday, October 27th, 2013
      What's up, I read your blog regularly. Your story-telling style is awesome, keep
      doing what you're doing!
    3. Friday, August 9th, 2013
      You have no idea how much money you just saved me!! Wow, this is really great. I found the bags in all different colors so now I am equipped for every occasion. Your site is a blessing!
    4. Laura Reese
      Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
      I adore these! What a cute decoration idea!