I love shopping the post holiday clearance racks. You never know what will be left so I try to think of creative ways to use what I see if I'm not planning on storing it away for next year. I happened to be at Walmart when they had their Valentine's Day stuff for 90% off and picked up a cute gift bag. I liked the wood grain pattern on it and thought it would make a cute piece of art.
Here's the original gift bag. Cute enough on it's own and I could have packed it away to use for next Valentine's Day, but instead I wanted to make something out of it.
Do you see that price tag? It was already cheap but at 90% off, that means I scored it for just .09¢.
I wanted to display it on my mantel next Valentine's Day so I thought putting it in a frame would be the easiest way to do that. Luckily I had the perfect size frame in my stash of unused pictures and frames in the basement.
I just cut the top of the bag off, where the holes for the handles were and it fit into the frame perfectly.
It looks cute with the infinite love block I made last year.
Click HERE to find out how I made it.
Anyone else shop the after Valentine's Day sales? What did you pick up?
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