Zip Bag Scrapbook Sit-Upons

situpon_bagIs it a scrapbook page or a sit-upon? It’s both! Try this clever idea with your troop or make it really economical with artwork, gift wrap or even wall paper samples.

You need:

  • 12″ x 15″ Zipper Poly Bag
  • Hemp
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Hole Punch
  • Newspaper or Foam Pad
  • 11-1/2″ x 15-1/2″ Cardboard or Poster Board
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Photos


Design a scrapbook page using your photos and scrapbook paper glued to a piece of cardboard. Place an old newspaper or foam pad inside the large zipper bag. Slide the scrapbook page on top. Zip closed. Punch two holes near the zipper. Make a handle with braided hemp. Slide the braid through the holes. Tie ends. Trim.