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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Creative Ways to Wrap Presents

Starters:
As a child I remember one year when all my presents were wrapped in the Sunday funnies. Colorful. Inexpensive.

I also remember receiving gifts wrapped in fabric scraps.

What about using reusable containers? Fabric bags, decorative boxes.

Paper bags that you decorate with stickers and/or stamps? I also remember as a kid getting to use a stamp on paper to make my own wrapping paper--wouldn't be surprised if we used newspaper end rolls--again not very expensive.

I also like going to the dollar store for decorative paper bags.

Try these websites for more ideas:
ehow.com
fun.familyeducation.com
theromantic.com

Books from the library can provide helpful suggestions, too!

I think you might find this site useful. It may take a little while to load but it has photographs and tips in the form of a slideshow.

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