Ahh, the morning after Christmas Day, AKA: Boxing day. I hope yesterday was a day full of fun, family and gifts for everyone reading this. But now all the fun is over it is time to think about cleaning up, but I say stop! Don’t throw all that amazing wrapping paper away, not when you can make these amazing things with it…
Top 10 Things to Make With Used Wrapping Paper
10 – Beads
Why not follow the making guide in the link and make some of these amazing beads! Not only useful for making festive decorations, but also making craft jewellery!
9 – Envelope
These wonderful little envelopes can be used for all sorts of things. Thank you notes, home-made, Christmas cards, gift cards, you name it you can use them for it! With a nice step by step making guide in the link, they don’t look too hard to make at all.
8 – Draw Lining
No art or craft skills needed here, just the very simple idea of using all that reclaimed wrapping paper to make a draw lining! Just cut to shape and insert for instant results!
7 – Bin
Not only is this idea a good one, but with the fantastic step by step making guide in the link it’s really simple to make and can be as big as you want it to be! Fantastic stuff.
6 – Plant Pots
While this idea is nothing more than a tin can wrapped in used Christmas paper I think it looks amazing and used in a wedding table display like this one it is the perfect contrast of white tablecloths and colourful wrapping paper.
5 – Bows
This is probably the thing that most people do with the old wrapping paper. These easy to make bows and gift decorations look amazing and the making guide in the link means we can all have a go at making them.
4 – Bowls
I have not got a clue how it is made, but these amazing bowls made with reclaimed wrapping paper are simply incredible! I just hope I can find out how they are made.
3 – Earings
Sadly there is no making guide in the link, but the idea and design of these are just too good not to share. Apparently made using nothing more than a paperclip and wrapping paper it is rather beautiful and a great use of all that amazing silver foil wrapping paper.
2 – Paper Cone Christmas Trees
This might look like a rather complicated craft build, but the step by step making guide in the link makes it rather easy! Well, worth a go at the very least.
1 – Wreath
With nothing more than a few twists of wrapping paper this amazing wreath is good enough to just hang somewhere, let alone used next Christmas as well.