Awesome Dad Creates Fantastical Paper Lunch Bag Art

brown bag art

In the words of Lemongrab, “UNACCEPTABLEEEE!”

It’s totally unacceptable that these lunch bags aren’t available for everyday use. How cool would you have felt as a kid walking into the cafeteria with a lunch bag decked out with your favorite cartoon character? No, not those bulky plastic kinds the “cool” kids had, I’m talking brown bagging it like a boss.


Atlanta-based videogame developer and father, Derek Benson uses oil pastels and sharpies to create these one-of-a-kind lunch bags for his kids. Benson started the  household tradition back in 2008 and even made a tumblr to chronicle his work.

Most parents just leave an embarrassing note taped to their kids’ sandwich but this dad is setting the bar pretty high.  Plus, I’ve got to admit that I’d totally rock these bags at the office.

H/T + PicThx Design Taxi

By Ashley Khawsy

Ashley believes in breakfast for dinner, sushi burritos, and the fact that there's always room for dessert. She moonlights as a pastry chef baking up sweet treats for her business, Smashbakes.

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