Make a Bag Holder from an Old Feed Bag!

| 5/15/2020 9:30:00 AM

Completed feed bag turned into a grocery bag dispenser! 

I have a confession to make: I am a hoarder of empty feed bags. 

A couple of months ago someone was looking for some and I thought for a second that I would FINALLY be rid of the ??? number of bags I had stuffed into a corner of the feed shed. She changed her mind about said art project and I realized I needed to finally DO something with these.

So I’ve been brainstorming ideas for upcycling these sturdy feed bags… and wondering if I should have chosen my animal feed based on the exterior of the bags. WHY DID I GET YELLOW FEED!?! Yellow isn’t my favorite color. 

I’ve been using the "ugly" ones for garbage bags. They’re perfect bags for the garage as they’ll hold wood scraps, nails, screws, and pieces of wire without ripping the bag. 

For my first true project, I rigged a huge tarp to cover the end of our DIY chicken tractor. It took about nine bags and worked GREAT.

9/20/2020 11:30:22 AM

Sally Kanter9/2020 Thanks for the idea! I have hated to put the bird feed sacks in the recycle and I have often wondered what I could make with them! I can't wait to try this!

Fala Burnette
6/18/2020 7:45:14 PM

GREAT idea! I've made a few tote bags from them, but this will definitely be on my future project list.

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