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.
Barbie Doll Clothes
Capper’s Farmer Group Editor Rebecca Martin talks about the homemade gifts she’s received at Christmastime through the years, and how the best gift ever was a box of Barbie doll clothes made specifically for her by her grandmother.