Making Wrapping Paper OrnamentsMake collage wrapping paper or toy catalog page ornaments. They can be hung on the tree or used to embellish plain wrapping paper on gift packages.
Industrial Strength Gift CanGive large food cans new life by decorating them and using them for "wrapping" gifts. Their durability is perfect for protecting fragile gifts and they can easily be used for many years.
Making a Rudolph Gift BagTransform a plain brown paper lunch bag into a cute Rudolf gift bag. This is a great project for your kids to work on.
Making Recycled Holiday Gift TagsMaking your own holiday gift tags is fun and an excellent way to recycle greeting cards, magazines and catalogs, and even paint swatches, to name a few options. This page contains crafts and tips for creating recycled holiday gift tags.
How to Make a 3D Straw Christmas Tree Gift BoxTurn a recycled box into a unique gift box following the simple instructions in this page. This page contains photos and instructions for how to make a 3D straw Christmas tree gift box.
DIY Plastic Apple-Bottle Christmas Gift ContainerThis is a page about making an apple-bottle Christmas gift container. It is easy to transform an empty soda bottle into a cute apple gift container. These containers are perfect for filling with small gifts and candy.
Vintage Star-Studded Christmas Gift BoxUpcycle an empty tea box into a beautiful vintage looking gift box. Decorate it with burlap, felt, and stars, and add a special touch to your gift giving. By adjusting the size of the burlap and felt, the same idea can also be used to upcycle cereal boxes.
Making Santa Gift Wrap Using NewsprintThis is a page about making Santa gift wrapping newsprint. With blank newspaper and stamps you can create your own special wrapping paper.
Making a Recycled Glamour Gift BoxThis is a page about making a recycled glamour gift box. Recycle a round cardboard box into a beautiful gift box to fill with small seasonal or special occasion gifts.
Adult Coloring Christmas Gift TagsThis page contains adult coloring Christmas gift tags. Adult coloring is currently a popular pastime. Of course anyone can work on these intricately drawn tags.
Making Christmas Tree Gift Tags From Paint SwatchesThis is a page about making Christmas tree gift tags from paint swatches. Paint chips or swatches that your have gathered for home improvement projects can find new life as craft materials.
Making a Snowman Gift BagThis is a page about making a snowman gift bag. A homemade gift bag becomes a gift in itself.
Making a Paint Chip Snowman Gift TagThis is a page about making a paint chip snowman gift tag. Leftover paint chips from your latest painting project can be reused for crafting rather than being put in the recycle bin.
Making a Melting Snowman Gift BoxThis is a page about making a melting snowman gift box. The whole family can have fun helping with this project making these cute boxes for Christmas gifts.
Use Christmas Plastic Tableclothes Instead of Tissue PaperA few Christmas' ago, I purchased a few of the plastic table cloths on clearance after Christmas for only 25 cents each at Wal Mart and I wondered what can I do with these. Well I decided I'd cut small ones into 4 equal sections and large ones into 8 or 10 and use them instead of tissue paper.
Wrap Presents With FoilInstead of using wrapping paper (save a tree) for my smaller gifts, I used aluminum foil. Plus with a ribbon, it looks like more expensive foil paper. Very festive!
Cookie Cutter Gift TagsAdd a little sparkle to your holidays with gift tags you can make in a jiffy. They can also be used as package tie-ons, or you can get your kids involved, let them make their own, and glue a craft stick to the back of each to make holiday puppets.
Melting Snowman Gift BoxHere is a cute family project. Start making these gift boxes well in advance for Christmas. Use them to pack small gifts or stocking fillers for family, colleagues, or neighbors. The kids can also make them to pack a small gift for their favorite teacher. However you decide to use them, just have fun!
Mini Adult Coloring Christmas Gift TagsAdult coloring has taken the world by storm, and it has become one of the best ways to relieve stress. Here is a mini coloring project just in time for Christmas. Print and color these gift tags, and add a special touch to your gifting.
3D Straw Christmas Tree Gift BoxThis is a cute way to turn an empty box and some straws into a cute Christmas tree gift box. You don't need to paint or cover the box, just turn it inside out and decorate!
Snowflake Bow for Oversize GiftDid you a get a gift for someone that is too big to be wrapped? Instead of just purchasing a bow, you can make one!
Wrapping Paper FlowerI ran out of wrapping paper and only had a roll of brown 'kraft' paper left (similar to brown paper bags) so I had to get creative. I folded it (as shown) and cut out petals, taped them on and used magic marker. I think it looks nice and homey too! What do you think?
Wrapping Paper OrnamentsWith this project you can make collage ornaments for kids from the toy catalogs and even hang them on the tree or make ornaments as decorations to spice up plain wrapping paper! Reusing, recycling, and budget friendly wrapping this holiday season.