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Recycled Gift Wrap

Here are some great ideas for Recycled Gift Wrap – enjoy:)


Old Dress Patterns for tissue paper, with a pretty string and gift tag:)

child gift wrap

Tots drawings – we go through copious amounts of paper in our house so it’s great not to put it all in recycling, what could be better for a grandparent? No tots drawings? I guess you have had a lot of Christmas catalogue’s through the door which you could sew together:)


Newspaper gift bags – perfect for my Dad, I will be making him one out of the Financial Times, as he is a regular reader:)


Or fancy something stylish and slightly more subdued? brown paper can be easily jazzed up to create a special gift wrap.


Planning in giving away some of your own brews? Bag the bottle up – bag bottle is made from a former shirt sleeve.

Cosy Gift Wrap

Have an old sweater lying around? Love this cosy gift wrap idea.


Reusable fabric gift bags

Today I am delighted to be taking part in Craftfest Blog tour. For those who are new to my blog, I regularly blog on a Sunday sharing my latest project – often of the recycled and sewing theme:) Thanks for stopping by, I would be delighted if you decided to follow my blog, Facebook page or Pinterest🙂

Please do share your great gift wrap ideas I would love to hear them:)


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Pillows A-La-Mode

Saturday 30th of November 2013

I have a stash of no-longer-loved men's shirts now and can't wait to try your bottle bag! And I love the others, too . . . so many great ideas all in one post! :)

Celtic Thistle Stitches

Thursday 21st of November 2013

Great ideas Vicky!

A recent order from was wrapped in an old dress pattern, it was a nice touch.

Gude @HodgePodgeCraft

Wednesday 20th of November 2013

That cosy gift wrap is SO cute!

I once wrapped all our Christmas gifts in the Financial Times (great pale pink colour) and black grosgrain ribbon. They looked gorgeous all piled under the tree :)

Becky Chapman

Tuesday 19th of November 2013

Lovely ideas :-) I cut off the little ribbon hanging straps you get in all women's clothing these days (they just get in the way anyway) and add them to my ribbon bag for Christmas decs. Free ribbon and in lots of different colours!


Tuesday 19th of November 2013

Brilliant ideas. I love them. I've done Fabric Gifts Bags before - really easy to do and they look so lovely. The FT wrapping for Dad is amazing too - so simple but so good looking.

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