25 Ways To Reuse Your Used Wrapping Paper

Wrapping paper has always been a convenient and simple choice for wrapping gifts at Christmas time, birthdays, anniversary’s and other celebrations. This week’s tip is great to know with the holidays right around the corner.

Money Savings Tip of the Week: unwrap your gifts carefully and keep the wrapping paper to reuse again.

25 Ideas for Reusing Used Wrapping Paper

  1. Wrap another gift
  2. Make wrapping paper bows, click here for instructions
  3. Make a book cover
  4. Make gift tags
  5. Use in scrapbooks
  6. Shred to use inside gift bags as fill
  7. Make holiday decoupage pieces
  8. Make paper snowflakes
  9. Make photo mats
  10. Make wrap bands around gifts, like a cummerbund
  11. Learn the art of Origami
  12. Make clothes for paper dolls
  13. Use in papier mache projects
  14. Create your own paper beads
  15. Cover boxes to make festive storage containers
  16. Make greeting cards
  17. Make greeting card envelopes
  18. Make your own privacy guards for plain white envelopes by cutting out a piece or wrapping paper the length and width for both sides of item inside the envelope
  19. Wrap your Christmas decorations and ornaments inside for protection
  20. Make a reused wrapping paper wreath, click here for instructions
  21. Donate to your local schools for arts and crafts classes
  22. Make drawer liners
  23. Crumple up place inside tall boots to keep their shape
  24. Make decorative coasters
  25. Use in various other craft projects

With all of these ideas, no more tossing out used wrapping paper!

When you receive a gift wrapped in wrapping paper, what do you do with the wrapping paper? Please leave me a comment below, I’d love to hear your ideas for reusing wrapping paper.

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One thought on “25 Ways To Reuse Your Used Wrapping Paper

  • August 17, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    You’ve got great ideas but my favorite was the “Shred to use inside gift bags as fill” but the other idea I had was to use it in gift baskets because I make gift baskets for friends and charities and I always need filler for the baskets. Thanks for the ideas !


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