Only 2 more days til Christmas! Doing some last minute Christmas shopping? Well you’re gonna need some last minute gift wrapping as well! Check out these creative recycled packaging ideas they’re practically free! And not to mention good for our earth too.
1. Origami bows
We’re digging this super cute DIY gift-topper. You’ll just be needing some magazines/newspapers and a pair of scissors!
See don’t they look adorable? Make your own by following this tutorial here.
2. Toilet paper roll
Yep you read that right! Made entirely out of toilet roll.
Just perfect for those pint-sized presents. Very easy to make, too! Just flatten it out, turn in the tops, and decorate!
3. Gift bags
If you’re the creative type and/or into saving the earth, this little project would be great for you. Plus, you get to save trees and moolah (win-win!).
You can use fancy gift wrappers, plain colored papers, old magazines/newspapers, and anything you want really. Here’s how to quickly make one: view tutorial.
4. Put a leaf on it
Very simple yet it looks so elegant. They go best with kraft paper or any plain-colored paper. Use your best judgment. Below are some examples of our favourite ones.
5. Going 3D
We have never seen anything like this before! A unique idea that will surely leave an impression.
This one’s also time-consuming, and requires some patience. But hey, you gotta do what you gotta do.
Photos courtesy of iCreativeIdeas. View the steps here.