Crafts for a Cause: Packaging

A friend introduced me to a source for well-made, hand-crafted paper bags – perfect for low-enviro-impact gift-packaging and packaging your hand-made jewelry. The bags are hand-made from a paper with a distinctly handmade feel – it is heavy, yet soft and pliable – not at all like grocery bags – and has a tied, handmade rope hand handle. They are a natural, unbleached colour, and just scream out to be personalized with stamps and ink and what-have-you. They come in a variety of sizes, perfect for whatever you are packaging. They are hand-made in Bolivia – and are part of …