Call me crazy, but even as a kid it made me sad to throw away all the pretty wrapping paper. I would make thank you cards out of it or even just save the pretty little scraps for a rainy day. My mom has always saved gift bags and shirt boxes… but the wrapping paper went straight to the trash can. The following 10 DIY gift wrap ideas are ways to reuse old stuff to wrap or embellish your gifts so that, hopefully, there is not so much wrapping paper in the trash can this year! Here are 13 clever recycled gift wrap ideas…
1. Food boxes @ C.R.A.F.T.
2: Make a Buckle @ Etsy
3: fancy Twist Tie @ Zakka Life
4: Gift Bag @ How about Orange
6: Target Bags @ C.R.A.F.T.
(+ here is how to make a plastic bag bow)
7: Cupcake Liners @ C.R.A.F.T.
8: Brown bags @ Sierra
9: Doily’s @ WIP
10: Book Pages @ Alisa Burke
11: Lego print @ Fancy chicken house
12. Fabric wrapped @ Ohhdeedo
13. Personalized gift wrap @ C.R.A.F.T.
How do you wrap gifts? I’d love to hear…