8 Clever Ways To Reuse Wrapping Paper

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We spend the entire month of December picking out the perfect presents for our kids and family.  The ones that will make them smile from ear to ear on Christmas. Then we take those amazing gifts and wrap them in beautiful paper, tie a bow around them and write a name on them.  Christmas morning finally comes and the kids rip through our amazing wrap job to the real prize, the toy inside. But what about all that awesome wrapping paper?  What should you do with it?
Well you could toss it in the trash.  Which seems such a waste and a shame to do. Or you could try one of the below 8 ideas instead!

8 Clever Ways To Reuse Wrapping Paper

1 – Paper Mache is done with small pieces of paper, small pieces of wrapping paper according to AuntPeaches. Her wrapping paper paper mache plaid bowl is stunning.
2- Got an old stool laying around with a flat top? Check out how The Craftables upcycled an old stool and made into a gorgeous, modern piece.
3- These neat pyramid pouches by omiyage blogs would be great for Valentine’s day treats. Make them with silver and red wrapping paper for a DIY craft for February.
4- A hole punch, some string, shiny leftover wrapping paper and this tutorial by Martha Stewart will net you beautiful party decorations for New Year’s Eve.
5- Jewels At Home has an awesome tutorial for turning leftover paper into shelf liner. It makes a huge difference in her nursery.
6- Kids have lots of school books? Eighteen 25 shows you how to wrap the books with any type of paper. They will look awesome and protect the books from wear and tear.
7- Oragami is fun to make. Oragami with fun paper is even more fun to make. Turn this fun craft into a festive craft with a tutorial by Releve Design.
8- Jillie, from One Good Thing suggests using shredded, leftover wrapping paper as packing material! Its a genius idea if I do say so myself.
What do you do with your leftover wrapping paper?


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