Double Duty: Party Favors and Lunch Bags

oilcloth lunch bags by martha stewart :: serve food and party favors

One clear fact that emerged from my debate on kid birthday party favors is the party favors must be useful to win everyone’s hearts.

Craft Project

Ohdeedoh showcases this vintage looking oilcloth lunch bag by Martha Stewart’s Living today. They have a universal appeal.

Kids uses lunch bags all the time. This model has the advantage that you can insert it in the kid backpack. You could add a Velcro if you want that the bag stayed closed.

Serve and Give

Seeing the lunch bag with the nametag made me think about using the bag to serve the food at a birthday party. The kids can bring home the lunch bag as their treat.

For the kids to enjoy this party favor, you need to find oilcloth patterns that will appeal to them. Make each lunch bag unique by varying the combinations of colors and patterns.

Visit Martha Stewart for the complete set of instructions on how to make the oilcloth lunch bag.

Eco-friendly Option

You can replace oilcloth with organic canvas if you wish an eco-friendly lunch bag. Simply draw a different image to make each canvas lunch bag unique.

>>> Sourcing:
How-to: Oilcloth Crafts: Lunch Bags on Martha Stewart
Via: Blogging MS: Make an Oilcloth Lunch Bag [Ohdeedoh]