Wine Gift Bag

 It's summer around here and that means BBQ's and summer parties.  Welcome back to 10 on the 10th.  A group of bloggers sharing ideas and inspiration for under $10.  This month our theme is 'July 4th/Summer' and I've created the perfect way to 'dress' a bottle of wine.  
Whether you're bringing the Hostess a gift or you've been asked to bring some wine to the party, it always looks better when it's 'dressed-up' a bit.  Here's what you need:
An old pair of jeans, a pocket, rubber band, ribbon, a flag, and a bottle of wine.  
Start by cutting off one of the legs from your jeans. 
I cut mine a little longer than the wine bottle.
Turn the leg inside out and run a stitch across the cut end.  
Sit the seam flat on a table and stitch either end.  It makes the bottom of the bag neater.
Turn the bag right side out and decide on the placement of the pocket.  I used Aleen's Tacky glue to attach it.
The basic gift bag is done.
Put your bottle of wine in the bag and use the rubber band to hold it in place.
Tie a pretty ribbon around the rubber band and place a small flag in the pocket.
You're all ready for that 4th of July party!
The best part of this project is that it works for any occasion.  For a birthday, add noisemakers, and a party hat.  For Christmas, some candy canes.  The pocket is also the perfect spot to put a gift card.  The possibilities are endless, so shout-out your ideas in the comments!


Don't forget, this is 10 on the 10th and there are lots of ideas to be explored.  Be sure to visit each of the blogs below for more inspiration.







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Comments

  1. How cute is this? I love how you added the pocket. Great for enclosure cards, sweet notes and obviously flags... possibilities are endless. love it!

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    1. Thanks, Tammy. There are lots of ways to use it!

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  2. Oh my word! how cute, I have lots of jeans I could use to do this. Thank you for the inspiration.

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    1. Use up those jeans and create gift bags - it's a win!

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  3. This is adorable! Perfect for the old jeans I have.

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  4. This is so cute! I've never seen anything like this before!

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    1. I'm happy that you saw it here first, Michelle!

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  5. Ann, I LOVE that we had similar ideas with using blue jeans!! I have to admit, yours is a fun quick project. :) I do have two legs left from my capris that I should make some bags out of. Great idea, thank you!! And I love that you can use this for any occasion, which is perfect. <3

    Happy summer to you,
    Barb :)

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    1. I love using old jeans for projects, Barb. I plan on making more of these!

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  6. This is a fabulous recycling idea! Perfect gift bag for wine - or even coloring books for kids, or magazines for friends - endless ideas!

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    1. Coloring books and magazines are great ideas, Patti. Thanks!

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  7. Ann,
    This is a cute idea!! I can also see this over a plain vase , filled with pretty flowers...Thanks so much for sharing and thanks for stopping by!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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    1. What a great idea, Debbie. I never would have thought of that one!

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  8. Ann. I am floored. This one is amazing...and I agree with Debbie, what a cute vase cover it would make, too!

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    1. You are too kind, my friend. The vase cover IS a great idea - never thought of it!

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  9. Ann I really love how this turned out and how you recycled a pair of blue jeans. So cute!

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  10. What a super cool idea! I love creatively crafty people!

    Coming to you from the Inspire me Monday Link party!

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  11. Great way to upcycle an old pair of jeans, especially when you might not know what to do with the leg portion.

    Alexandra
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    OnRockwoodLane.com

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    1. Thank you, Alexandra, and there is so much left over for other projects!

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  12. This is adorable. Perfect for a picnic of gift. Love it!
    Lisa

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    1. I'm so glad, Lisa! Thank you for stopping by and commenting.

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  13. What a clever idea! Pinned.

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  14. Hello, this is one of my personal favorites for last week’s Encouraging Hearts and Home. I hope you stop by and say hello, this post has also been pinned to the Encouraging Hearts and Home board! Thank you for being a part of Encouraging Hearts and Home, we appreciate all that you share. Have a great week ahead!

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    1. Thank you so much, Melynda. I'm glad you like it. I will definitely stop by!

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  15. This is a really good upcycle project and idea for those jeans we can no longer fit. Happy 4th! #HomeMattersParty

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    1. So true - and it leaves the rest for more ideas! Thanks for stopping by, Donna.

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  16. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing it with us on Traffic Jam Weekend at www.LIfeasaLEOWife.com! We will be back from our short hiatus this Thursday, July 28, and I hope you will join us again and upload your wonderful ideas!

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