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.
More Projects, Recipes, and Wrapping Ideas:
- Cutting Board Tablet Holder
- Custom Jewelry Box
- Gourmet Marshmallows Recipe
- Homemade Gifts for the Holidays
Reprinted with permission from Country Living Christmas Joys: Decorating, Crafts & Recipes, © 2015 by Hearst Communications, Inc., an imprint of Sterling Publishing.
Custom Jewelry Box
Make the ladies in your life a custom jewelry box for holding rings, complete with the recipient’s name for a personalized gift sure to be treasured.
Cutting Board Tablet Holder
For the cooks on your gift-giving list, this DIY project for a simple yet practical tablet holder made from a cutting board, wooden doorstop, and a Scrabble tile holder is perfect.
News Briefs and Old Advertisements from the Capper’s Farmer November 1927 Issue
“Pages From the Past” will take you back to the November 1927 issue of Capper’s Farmer. News briefs include tidbits on a water pipe, cleaning silver, making scrapbooks, producing more eggs, and a vet’s carelessness. This department also features a variety of old advertisements.