INSIDE: How to give the gift of potted plants and flowers in DIY easy and cute stenciled brown paper bags. Cheap Valentine’s Day DIY gifts.

Gift a potted plant or cut flowers in DIY brown paper bags with personalized stenciled messages. Easy, cheap Valentine's Day craft.

I don’t know about you but I’d much rather receive a potted plant than a bouquet of flowers. Maybe it’s because my novice green thumb can better keep a plant alive than remembering to put fresh water into a vase of cut flowers!

So if there should be occasion where a small gift token is required, you may find me giving you a small plant. Be it a Thank You gift, hostess gift or in this case, Valentine’s Day, seriously, who doesn’t like a little potted roses or tulips?

Make them look even better with a frugal yet fast stenciled brown paper bag…

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How to Gift Plants in Easy, Cute Brown Paper Bags

This is such an easy way to gift a potted plant! While I crafted these for Valentine’s Day, they can just as quickly be made for Mother’s Day, a Thank You gift or hostess gift.

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Supplies:

Brown paper lunch bags
Letter stencils (or letter stamps)
– Black paint + small brush
– Red paint
– Small potted plant

Brown paper lunch bags and letter stencils for cute, easy potted plant gift bags for Valentine's Day.


how to gift flowers and plants in cute brown paper bags

Open the brown paper bag and roll down the cuff a couple of times.

Open brown paper lunch bag and roll down opening for DIY paper gift bag for potted plants.

Lay the bag down flat on a surface.

Arrange the letter stencils (or letter stamps). Dab the paint brush into black acrylic paint and wipe off the excess. Gently apply within letter stencils.

Use letter stencils or letter stamps to write vintage-inspired message on front of brown paper bag as way to gift a potted plant.

Paint a red heart, if desired.

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Once the paint is dry, crumple up the bag to make it look worn and well loved.
DIY stenciled brown paper bags for holding and gifting small potted plants. Easy Valentine's Day, hostess, teacher gifts.
Happy potted plant gifting season!
Gift a potted plant or cut flowers in DIY brown paper bags with personalized stenciled messages. Easy, cheap Valentine's Day craft.