I Haven’t Left Yet – Wrapping Two Gifts from One Large Brown Shopping Bag
Since I finished packing for vacation, I have allowed myself to blog one more time before I leave for Disney World! Before I packed my gifts I had to wrap them. This is where you learn my dirty little secret: I am cheap when it comes to gift wrap. I love beautiful gift wrap. I ogle and drool over luxurious papers in the shop, but I can never bring myself to pay for it. This year I did not buy any gift wrap. I had odds and ends from years past and when I ran out, I grabbed an old Whole Foods shopping bag from my recycling bin and wrapped two pressies for my mom.
First I cut the two large sides and wrapped the two gifts.
Then I decided to take the two handles and turn them into bows using a small piece of double sided tape to join the crossed midsection.
I used rubber stamps to decorate the bows.
I then decided to use more alphabet stamps on the package
One gift is from me and Dave and one from Wee-One.
Not only did this cost me nothing (I had all of the supplies at home) the gift wrap is cute, personalized, and I think my mom will love it. My bag was already 100% recycled paper. Now it has been recycled again. Maybe my mom will make a kite with it!