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Gift-Wrap Ideas

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By Selected Capper's Farmer Editors | Sep 28, 2018

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Butcher paper is the perfect backdrop for holiday-themed silhouettes cut from newspaper.
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Old maps and atlas pages make great gift wrap.

After making homemade gifts for your loved ones, you’ll already be in a creative state of mind, so keep the momentum going. Why opt for traditional gift wrap or holiday boxes when you can repurpose old newsprint, maps, and other printed materials? Using these items is not only environmentally friendly, it’s also stylish, simple, and a whole lot of fun. And the beauty of these versatile wrappings is that everything works.

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Reprinted with permission from Country Living Christmas Joys: Decorating, Crafts & Recipes, © 2015 by Hearst Communications, Inc., an imprint of Sterling Publishing.

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