30 Minutes or Less DIY

DIY Painted Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

Some projects warrant a long introduction full of personal stories and witty remarks.

But not this one. This one speaks for itself.

DIY XO Valentine's Day Treat Bags by Idle Hands Awake

Yup, I got super simple and turned these plain white bags into an adorable last-minute Valentine’s Day gift idea. Mine are stuffed with white chocolate pretzels—what my baby wants, he gets—but you can fill them with whatever goodies you like to give out for the old V-Day.

Ready for the “tutorial”?

DIY Painted Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

Skill Level: The Easiest. If you can write the letters “x” and “o”, you’re golden.

Time: 20 minutes tops.

What You Need:

+ paper treat bags*

+ craft paint*

+ paint brushes* (a variety pack like this is great because you’ll get a different look with different brushes, so you can play around and see what you like best)

+ paint palette* (yogurt cups also work great!)

*AFFILIATE LINKS. THIS MEANS IF YOU PURCHASE, I WILL EARN A SMALL COMMISSION AT NO EXTRA CHARGE TO YOU, WHICH IS PRETTY SWEET BECAUSE IT HELPS ME PAY BLOGGING BILLS, SO THANK YOU! I WILL ONLY LINK TO PRODUCTS I HAVE USED OR WOULD USE MYSELF, PINKY PROMISE.

What You Do:

Valentine's Day Treat Bags by Idle Hands Awake

one — Choose your paint colors.

two — Paint your x’s and o’s in whatever size or pattern you like.

three — Stuff with treats!

DIY XO Valentine's Day Treat Bags by Idle Hands Awake

Valentine's Day Treat Bags by Idle Hands Awake

Bonus: you can paint the x’s and o’s on anything — gift tags, wrapping paper, a blank card, a blank canvas…

So do you have any special plans with your Valentines/Galentines? I’m pretty sure our plans involve vegan tacos and donuts. Which is 1000% ok with me.

DIY XO Valentine's Day Treat Bags by Idle Hands Awake

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