Posts Tagged ‘gift wrap’

not only is it green, but it’s totally original and your very own, not to mention: kids had tons of fun making’em, and no need to spend money…

the first photo is of my own two gift boxes, cordially filled w/goodies and given to the kids’ karate teachers (they deserve the best):

holiday giftbox

got milk? make a gift box

how?  EZ:

so here’s the deal: once more we’ll save those milk/juice cartons and redesign them.

milk carton, cut

milk carton, painted

and here are some awesome gift boxes made by my Trash2Art club kids:

made from shipping box

orange juice box

chinese illustrastion? dreidle?

chinese illustration? dreidle?

bow tie gift box

box with yarn; with cool little buttons

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Though most people don’t need road maps anymore due to the incredible ease of the GPS. Never the less, I have stocks of old maps, and even some new ones from places I visited recently. You know how you enter a visitor center and you just can’t leave without a handful of brochures and local maps, that eventually find their way to the recycling bin, or even worst- the trash bin?

The Maryland border is so straight

The Maryland border is so straight

well, why not save paper, and money, and stash ’em right where you keep your gift wrap paper? Yap, those maps give a nifty, sophisticated look to your gifts.  Add a little ribbon or make a card with motifs from the map leftovers to make it even more special.

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