Upcycled Crafts: Gift wrap

August 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm Leave a comment

Long before my son’s first birthday, I had written a blog post here about gift wrapping using maps. This past week, my son turned one, and of course, I used maps to wrap his gifts. They served their purpose, although they’re a bit heavier than regular store bought wrapping paper, so my son needed a little help in tearing and ripping open gifts. After that, I began to get curious about gift wrapping in general and the options that people come up with. A simple search yields plenty of options. HowStuffWorks.com is just one website that lists out sustainable gift wrapping options including ideas such as wrapping gifts in fabric, cereal boxes and junk mail.

You can find lots of books on gift wrapping at the library! Here’s a listing of all the gift wrap related books that Austin Public Library has available.

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