DIY: Repurposed Gift Wrapping

Updated: December 2016

The season for major gifts is coming, we are less than a month away for Christmas and New Year. Here are some ideas to wrap your presents in an unique way but also reusing materials we usually could throw away. Hope you find them inspirational, I bet you will not need to buy old common paper and ribbons to wrap your presents again!

Wraps • Ribbons and TagsContainers
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Don’t toss away all the wrapping paper and ribbon that once covered other gifts. Instead, run it through a shredder (cut to size first, if needed) and use it for lining gift boxes or bags.

You can always repurpose some cloth and wrap everything with the awesome japanese Furokashi style 😉

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Reusing Altoids Tin boxes

[Updated: July 2017]

Prepping Tins For Altering
Covering an Altoid Hinged Box Tutorial

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Upcycling and Urban Gardening [Infographic]

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Upcycling is probably one of the internet’s favourite things. If that wasn’t inspiration enough, check out this new infographic, featuring gardening ideas for shutters, ladders, and more.


Reusing Broken Things (in general)

Almost EVERYTHING can be reused, check these great ideas!

Fill your dyed Easter eggs with beeswax and create tea lights out of them.
Make plant markers out of broken pots.
If you’ve got the artistic skill, make a little micro-garden out of those shards.

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DIY: Christmas Tree, Ornaments and Tree Topper


Christmas Trees

Jump to Ornaments • Jump to Tree Topper

Egg Carton Christmas Tree [broken link]
29 Creative And Unusual DIY Christmas Tree Ideas
Plastic Spoon Christmas Trees

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