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10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap

10 Creative Gift Wrap Alternatives
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Still working on wrapping holiday gifts? Or maybe you aren't finished shopping yet? Today we have some gift wrapping ideas that are a little outside the box - literally and figuratively. We're sharing ten creative alternatives to basic, store-bought gift wrap... which will in turn save you some money, and be a little friendlier to the environment. Keep reading to check them out!   

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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1. If you're like me, you probably have a pile of scarves that you never wear. Use one to wrap a gift, and then the recipient can reuse it! [Photo: Cool Mom Pics]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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2. Take a cue from talented artist Vanessa Spencer and use newspaper, fabric scraps and miscellaneous paper goods like doilies that you already have laying around to wrap your gifts. [Photo:  Stampington]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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3. Give gifts in customized tote bags... the recipient can then pay it forward by reusing it to wrap a gift as well. [Photo: Lia Griffith

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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4. Make your own bows to dress up kraft paper using old magazine pages. Here's the tutorial. [Photo: 100 Layer Cake]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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5. Book pages make lovely gift packaging as well, especially when embellished with stamped images and mini clothespins! [Photo: Craft and Creativity]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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6. Even an old sweater can double as a unique way to wrap a gift! [Photo: Boxwood Clippings]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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7. Now that paper maps are becoming more and more obsolete, why not use them for a different purpose? [Photo: Country Living]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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8. Old sheet music lends a festive touch to these gifts. And broken jewelry makes a great embellishment! [Photo: Architecture Art Designs]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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9. Old scrap fabric can be tied around a box for a beautifully unique wrapping idea. [Photo:  Evermine]

 

10 Creative Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
Photo: Rabbit Food For My Bunny Teeth

10. You can even use toilet paper rolls to wrap gifts! Head over here to check out the how-to. [Photo: Rabbit Food For My Bunny Teeth]

 

10 Alternatives To Store-Bought Gift Wrap
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