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Creative Ways to Wrap Your Gifts
Of course, the holidays also mean that a season of merry gift-giving is before us. And while a lot of folks are fine going the traditional wrapping paper route, many others are seeking more creative alternatives.
Perhaps you want to save some trees so you’re looking for a more sustainable option, or... maybe you’re simply tired of the same ol’-same ol’ and want to spice things up a bit this year. Either way, the below alternatives to traditional wrapping paper are sure to inspire you to approach your gift-wrapping game from a whole new angle this year.Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Have Fun with Fanciful Fabric
This idea couldn’t be easier to execute or look prettier under the tree as shown by the Merriment blog. All you need are a few fabric swatches that fit your fancy and you’ll have some of the most attractive (and innovative) gifts around.Continue to 3 of 11 below.
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Get Ultra Creative with Crayons
Who knew that melted crayons could make such stunning gift wrap? Fortunately for us all, the design folks at Sisters What were well aware of the magic that can be made with this idea and are sharing it with the world. A paper bag, a few crayons featuring your favorite colors, and a free afternoon will leave you with the most creative presents out there.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Play with Potato Chips
Turns out, your empty potato chip bags are bursting with gift-wrapping goodness and this blog is making it really easy to take advantage of. Next time you indulge in a bag of your favorite chips, save the bag and hit up this tutorial to apply this fresh idea.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Get Glitzy with Glitter Boxes
Certainly we’re not the only ones enchanted by the looks of this sparkling idea. But the best part about it is that even the most DIY-challenged can capitalize on it. All it takes is a little glue, a little glitter, and a few minutes.Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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Customize Your Presents with Chalkboard Paper
If you’re in the mood to get creative and customized with your gift wrapping this season, then check out this printable chalkboard paper from Lia Griffith. Simply print and decorate with your favorite designs, and you’re good to go!Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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Repurpose Scrap Paper with a Few Stamps
If you’re a craft enthusiast, then no doubt you have a ton of scrap paper piling up. Instead of throwing it out or leaving it to collect dust, make it into cute gift wrap with a few stamps and let this tutorial guide your way.Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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Get Colorful with Duct Tape
Duct tape has come a long way from being all-silver, all-the-time. These days, it comes in an endless variety of colors and patterns that can instantly transform a bland wrapping job into an awesome one.Continue to 11 of 11 below.
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