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Weekly Tips | January 05, 2015

Top 10 Ways to Reuse Wrapping Paper


Now that the gift wrapping-giving-unwrapping frenzy is officially over, what‘s to be done with that bundle of used wrapping paper? You can always recycle it, but reading our Top Ten crafty ways to reuse your holiday wrapping paper may convince you to keep it around:

  1. Shred it! Use as a filler for future gift bags or to protect delicate ornaments while in storage.

  2. Cut it into large squares and line your kitchen or craft room drawers.

  3. Make a wrapping paper wreath for next year's decorations. 

  4. Mount photographs on it to create a beautiful border for your pictures.

  5. Create textbook covers.

  6. Glue and wrap it around tin cans to use as a pencil holder.

  7. Glue scraps to card stock and create your own personal thank you card.

  8. Roll some wrapping paper beads.

  9. Weave strips into a wrapping paper purse.

  10. Save it for next year’s gifts! Iron crinkled pieces on a low heat setting and store for next year.

Reduce first. Reuse what you can, and then Recycle.


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