This week has been back to school for my kids, and our packing lunch routine is in full swing. Even if you don’t have kids, chances are you’ll be packing your lunch for work or travel, and it’s a great opportunity to work in some crafting. Here’s a roundup of projects that will help you pack a punch with your lunches.
In the Bag
The bag for your lunch can be one of the most important parts of packing. These lunch bags will help make sure all your edibles get to work or school in style.
How-To: Drawstring Top Lunch Sack From Ellen of The Long Thread (via Sew, Mama, Sew!)
If you’re going to take the time to craft your own lunch bag, it makes sense that you’d also go a step further to make eco-friendly snack bags to carry the food inside the bag. Here are some simple ways to ditch plastic zip bags for cute crafty containers.
Personal Printable Touches
If you’re packing a lunch for a child, spouse or friend, it’s fun to slip in a special note or surprise for them to unpack with their food. Here are some sweet printables for just that purpose.