Crafty Handles for Your Shopping Bags by Prime Line Packaging
When creating the perfect shopping bag, there are so many different types of crafty handles to choose from. From cotton twill to paper twist and satin ribbon, these custom handles will complete the overall style of your reusable or paper shopping bag. Along with custom handles, extra effects such as die cuts and additional ribbon closures will add that finishing touch onto your bag. It can double as an extra closure to keep the contents inside safe.
The options to match your shopping bag handles with customizable materials are endless. We can help customize and color match any type of handle to match your shopper’s artwork and brand’s identity. The handles themselves can be as intricate or as simple as you want. The unique design will help continue to carry your brand’s identity outside of the store. A few popular handle types can be found below:
Create your Crafty Handles
- Paper Twist Handles: A great selection when creating any type of paper shopping bag. These crafty handles are made from durable papers that twist into a handle shape for dependable and comfortable carry. The handles themselves are secure on the interior of the bag. As a result, the handle style is sleek for a minimal approach. Crafty handles like paper twist is a popular option for many recyclable bags.
- Braid-Like Handles: Another popular option, similar to paper twist handles are made from a stronger paper material and have a unique braid-like pattern. This type of pattern will also let your customers carry their bags with comfort and style. Both of these handles are perfect for recyclable shopping bags as you can create them from sustainable materials. Both types of handles can be part of the single-stream recycling process.
- Vanishing Handles: Vanishing handles are one of the most sleek and minimal style of craft handles. Usually, satin or grosgrain ribbon are popular materials to use. The ends of the handle fit through the top edge of the shopping bag and the ends glue directly into the turn top. No die cuts or ribbon knots necessary.
Along with braid-like, paper twist, and vanishing handles, another option to include onto your stylish shopping bags are ribbon handles. Additionally, ribbon handles are one of the most sleek and minimal style of handle. The handle itself is created from ribbon of any width and color to match your shopping bags perfectly. Similar to braid-like handles, and paper twist, there are other eco-friendly options to incorporate onto your shopping bags. Materials like cotton twill and jute add an Earthy touch to kraft shopping bags, giving your brand an eco-friendly touch.
Jute is a popular material to create not only eco-friendly packaging, but also handles. When designing your eco-friendly packaging, you should consider how durable, strong and environmentally friendly jute is. The material is a long, natural fiber that can be spun into a number of materials and especially handles. It is completely recyclable and reusable, making it the perfect handle option for your eco-friendly bags. Usually, the jute material has a braid-like pattern and knots through die cut holes, creating a strong, yet fashionable carrier.
Perfectly Crafted Handles
Finally, another great eco-friendly handle option is cotton twill. Next to jute, cotton is one of the most popular natural materials, due to its abundance, availability and consumption worldwide. Mix this fiber with a variety of natural and synthetic materials in order to create a multitude of fabrics, handles, and packaging. When it comes to creating handles out of cotton, you can style it as a vanishing handle or easily knot it into the bag’s turn top for easy, durable carry. Due to cotton’s strength and versatility, it is the perfect handle option for your eco-friendly packaging.
From simple twist and braid-like rope handles to vanishing, jute and cotton twill handles, there are so many ways to create crafty handles. With these handle options, one can easily achieve innovative and unique packaging. With so many available handle styles, you can truly make your shopping bag collection unique. Adding finishing touches such as crafty handles is so important in customizing your brand’s packaging.